McGinnis Venture Competition: Information Session

  • Remote Access - Zoom
  • Virtual Presentation
Career Center Event

Calling all CMU Student Enterpreneurs!

The Swartz Center for Entrepreneurship has announced that registration is now open for our 2021 McGinnis Venture Competition.

Compete for a chance to:

  • Win $60K in investments
  • Gain exposure
  • Interact with investors and alumni entrepreneurs

The McGinnis Venture Competition is a platform exclusively for Carnegie Mellon University’s global community of student entrepreneurs, bringing together the best and brightest to compete for $60K in investments. All participants receive coaching, valuable feedback and an opportunity to raise capital.

This multi-round competition begins with two virtual rounds, and will culminate in a final live-round celebration on March 23, 2021. Check out the requirements and guidelines.

REGISTER for the Information Session

NOTE:  Important Dates & Deadlines for McGinnis Venture Competition

  • Tuesday, November 10  →  Registration opens: REGISTER for the 2021 McGinnis Venture Competition.  
  • Friday, December 4  → Start your submission to receive a coach
    — If you start your submission via our online platform and include your team name, team description and team members by Friday, December 4, 2020 you will be guaranteed to be assigned a coach for the rest of the competition.
  • Wednesday, January 20  → Round 1 submission deadline
    Round 1 application closes at 11:59 PM EST; executive summary and video pitch due

Additional Information