The 6th Annual National Undergraduate Venture Cup will take place in April at the University of Virginia, hosted by the student-run Virginia Venture Fund in conjunction with . Major cash prizes will be awarded to both first place and second place.
About the 2019 National undergraduate venture cup
Charlottesville, VA - The 5th Annual National Undergraduate Venture Cup was held on April 20th, 2019 at the University of Virginia, hosted by the student-run Virginia Venture Fund in conjunction with the Galant Center for Entrepreneurship, Quantitative Foundation, and the Jefferson Trust. Teams were required to perform due-diligence, fill out a term sheet, and negotiate a deal with entrepreneurs from local startups, all in front of a live judge panel.
About the National Undergraduate Venture Cup
The annual National Undergraduate Venture Cup is a venture-capital case competition, featuring teams from schools around the nation. Schools that have attended this competition in the past include: Carnegie Mellon University, College of William and Mary, John's Hopkins University, James Madison University, Wake Forest University, University of Pennsylvania and University of Virginia.
Judges present for the competition in 2019 were : Jacob Suh (JMI Equity), Jim Cheng (CavAngels), Ripley Carroll (Stripes), and Tom York (Trolley Ventures).
About the Virginia Venture Fund
The Virginia Venture Fund is one of the first student run venture capital groups in the country. VVF’s mission is to educate students about early stage investing and give them hands-on experience by conducting semester-long projects with venture capital, growth equity, and angel groups. These projects train members in key areas ranging from initial due diligence and deal sourcing to market research and valuation. VVF also aims to support the development of the entrepreneurship community at the University of Virginia and beyond through a variety of initiatives including VAccelerate.