Do you harbor a nagging sense that now’s the perfect time to finally get that idea you’ve been kicking around off the ground? Discover what it really takes to launch a startup. Enter the $200K Entrepreneurs Challenge, the premier platform for identifying, nurturing and showcasing emerging entrepreneurs at NYU. In addition to the opportunity to receive startup cash, you'll get training assistance and individualized coaching from experienced entrepreneurs, investors and executives. Plus, you’ll learn critical startup skills such as how to:
- build a solid business model
- determine the right product/market fit
- create a sound financial plan
- pitch investors
- assemble and lead a winning team of founders
In the end, no matter what happens, you'll emerge better prepared to bring your entrepreneurial vision to light.
All NYU students and alumni are welcome to compete. No prior business courses or experience are necessary. See the Rules & Eligibility for more information.
Individuals may enter the competition alone or as a group (strongly encouraged). If you don’t have a team, we’ll try to help you find those with the interests, talent and skills you seek.