VCIC’s Most VC-Backable Startup Global Search

Not a pitch contest! A world-wide due diligence immersion.

VCIC’s Most VC-Backable Startup Global Search is a network of 20 due diligence screening events taking place in 7 countries (see map). At each event, three (3) regional finalist startups will be selected to pitch in-person to six student VC teams and 10 investors.

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Early deadline Dec. 15.

Submit brief online application and pitch deck by December 15 or January 10.

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Top 3 Per Region

Screening Dec/Jan

Only three (3) startups will be chosen as semi-finalist for each regional event.

See event locations.

Pitch + Diligence + Negotiations

Regional Finals in Feb.

1 Pitch + 6 due diligence sessions + the chance to negotiate mock term sheets.

What it’s like for startups?

VCIC Global Finals

Chapel Hill, NC

March 27-28, 2020

The top 10 VC-Backable Startups will be invited.

Where are VCIC 2020 Regional Finals Events?

Austin
Baltimore
Barcelona
Boston
Boulder
Chapel Hill
Halifax
Houston
New York
Hyderabad
London
Pittsburgh
San Francisco
Singapore
Sunnyvale
Washington

Who are the Investors?

Hundreds of investors participate every year…more

What is VCIC?

Since 1998, VCIC has been connecting students, startups and investors…more

VCIC Startups Get Funded (after competing at VCIC)

A typical VCIC region event includes…

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More about VCIC’s Global
“Most VC-Backable Startup” Competition

The Most VC-Backable Startup Competition is a competition within a competition. For over 20 years, the Venture Capital Investment Competition has been teaching students about entrepreneurship and venture capital. Student teams play the role of VC firms with real startups pitching. Teams must choose one startup and put down a term sheet. Real VCs and angel investors judge the student teams. …more…

Bonus! It is also a Talent Marketplace

Each event has about 40 student participants who are some of the most motivated and driven student from their program interested in startups and venture capital. Many student teams have won prior internal events to be able to compete at the regional event. These students may be great talent for your startup!