is proud to announce the premier entrepreneurship event
for HBS Alumni in the New England Region:
7th Annual 2015 - 2016
New Venture Competition
Buzz | Networking | Events | Mentoring | Cash Prizes
Call for Startup Teams!
Every qualified team entering the competition receives:
- Access to entrepreneurship-focused events throughout the year
- Detailed business plan feedback from qualified judges
- Mentoring and help from HBS Alumni
Our 8 Semi-Finalists and 4 Finalists are eligible for:
- $10,000 no-strings 100% CASH prize for New England Winner
- Mentoring Night and Practice Pitch Event – hone your pitch with experts
- Other cash and in-kind prizes from sponsors to be announced
- Entry to the Global HBS competition and a chance to win $25k or $50k prizes
Startups (that are located in New England and have at least one HBS Alum on the founding/executive team) may apply to the alumni business plan competition by clicking here.
To learn more about the HBS New Venture Competition for Students and Alumni, visit the HBS website here.
Judges & Mentors wanted!
To express your interest in getting involved as a judge or mentor, please click here. We will be in touch with you during the next few weeks.
HBSAB New Venture Competition Sub-Committee
Keith Cooper, MBA 1988
Hank Flores, MBA 1990
Vaibhav Gupta, MBA 2014
Chris Hobson, MBA 1999 (Chair)
Stephen Pittman, PLDA 2011
Andy Rogers, AMP 183, 2012
November 2, 2015
HBSAB Alumni NVC Kick-Off Event: The Startup Journey
November 5, 2015
HBS New Venture Competition Kicks off and HBSAB NVC is the
New England Regional alumni contest. If your startup is located in New
England you will register your team through HBSAB.
January 20, 2016
HBSAB Event: Entrepreneurial Topic TBA
January 29, 2016
HBSAB Alumni NVC Application Deadline. Click here for application.
February 8, 2016 Week
HBSAB Announces 8 Alumni NVC Semi-Finalists
February 24, 2016
HBSAB Alumni NVC Practice Pitch Night for Semi-Finalists
March 3, 2016
HBSAB Alumni NVC Semi-Finals
March 23, 2016
HBSAB Alumni NVC Finals -
Winner awarded $10K and moves onto Global HBS NVC!
March 25, 2016
HBS NVC Announces Regional Alumni Winners
April 1-15, 2016
HBS NVC 1st and 2nd place Alumni Teams chosen by judges/
Fan Favorite chosen by online voters
April 26, 2016
HBS Student & Alumni New Venture Competition
1st place winner: $50,000, chosen by a global panel of judges
2nd place winner: $25,000, chosen by a global panel of judges
"Fan Favorite" winner: chosen by the online crowd vote