REGIONAL FINALS AGENDA

Below is the agenda for a FRIDAY event. If your event is a Saturday, move everything back by one day.

  • Wednesday 5:00 p.m. (host school time zone) — receive business plans by email
  • Thursday evening — recommended hotel check-in for traveling teams
  • Friday
    • 8:00 a.m. |  Team registration
    • 8:50 a.m. | Orientation for everybody
    • 9:00 a.m. |  Startup pitches
    • 10:00 a.m. |  Due diligence sessions (14-minute team/startup Q&A + 3-minute judge/team Q&A)
    • 12:00 p.m. |  Working lunch / decisions
    • 1:00 p.m. |   Written deliverables
    • 1:30 p.m. |   Partner meetings (15 minutes each)
    • 3:30 p.m. |   Judges closed ballot (choose top 2 teams)
    • 3:45 p.m. |   Negotiations (MBA events only, top 2 teams, 10 minutes each)
    • 4:30 p.m. |   Winners announced, VC Round Robin (feedback)
    • 5:30 p.m. |   Networking event — highly recommended!
  • Saturday — recommended departure time for traveling teams

GLOBAL FINALS AGENDA (April in Chapel Hill)

  • Wednesday
    • 5:00 p.m.  |  Eastern Daylight Time. Teams receive business plans by email
  •  Thursday          
    • 6:00 p.m.  |  Optional facility tour of UNC Kenan-Flagler
    • 6:30 p.m.  |  Optional Judge Panel, “Mistakes to Avoid at VCIC Finals”
  • Friday
    • 8:30 a.m.  |  Team check-in
    • 9:00 a.m.  |  Speaker Panel : State of Venture Capital
    • 9:30 a.m.  |  Startup Pitches
    • 11:10 a.m.  |  Morning Due diligence sessions
    • 12:30 p.m.  |  Lunch and team work session
    • 1:30 p.m.  |  Afternoon due diligence sessions
    • 4:20 p.m.  |  Team Wrap-Up
    • Evening   |  Team dinner on your own
  • Saturday   |  Team breakfast on your own
    • 8:00 a.m.  |  Deliverables (written deliverables) due by email to vcic@unc.edu  (Filename “teamname.doc/pdf”)
    • 9:00 a.m.  |  ROUND 1: Investment Partner Meetings in Board Rooms
    • Noon   |  ROUND 1: Winners Announced
    • 1:00 p.m.  |   ROUND 2: Negotiations
    • 4:00 p.m.  |  Awards Ceremony hosted by Cisco
    • 7:00 p.m.  |  Networking event at Top of the Hill Restaurant