Competitions

Got a startup idea? Apply to our 2018 Startup Competition today!

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Each year we host four concurrent new venture competitions. Each track reflects a specific theme, from hardware to social impact, and there are opportunities to win up to $50,000 in prizes. Over the course of the Spring semester, you’ll participate in The Lean Startup Bootcamp, which includes weekly workshops on a variety of business topics taught by experts in each field. At the end of the semester, you’ll pitch your idea for a chance to win the grand prizes.

What you get out of the competitions:

  • The Lean Startup Bootcamp, which includes courses in a variety of business topics taught by experts in each field

  • A stipend for the semester

  • Coworking spaces in Steinman and Marshak

  • Prototyping facilities including 3D printers and laser cutters

  • Exclusive meetings with our partnering mentors

  • The support of our staff and extended team

  • Other opportunities like meetings with investors, site visits to companies around the NYC area, and exclusive passes to workshops and conferences