Watch a video of the Tufts Business Plan competitors discussing the ideas they pitched to the judges. Video: Steffan Hacker
Organized by Tufts Gordon Institute's Entrepreneurial Leadership Program, the annual competition draws entries from alumni, faculty, staff, and undergraduate and graduate students from across the university. Teams compete for prizes and in-kind services totaling more than $100,000 in three tracks: healthcare and life science, social impact and general/high-tech.
Tufts $100k New Ventures Competition – Live Finals
April 5, 2019
9:00am - 5:00pm: Live Finals
5:00pm - 9:00pm: Entrepreneurship Showcase, Shapiro Lecture and Awards Ceremony
Location: 51 Winthrop Street, Medford, MA 02155
Who should enter the General/High-Tech Track of the New Ventures Competition?
New ventures orbusinesses geared towards creating value in the privatehigh-technology or other sectors not classified as Life Sciences or Social Entrepreneurship.
Who should enter the Social Track of the New Ventures Competition?
Businesses with a mission to create and sustain social value. Businesses that benefit society and promote active citizenship. A significant part of the venture is dedicated to one or more of the following: creating a positive social impact, improving living conditions, upward economics/social mobility, or environmental impact. Social Ventures can be non-for-profit, for-profit or hybrid.
Who should enter the Medical / Life Science Track of the New Ventures Competition?
Businesses with a focus on medical, health and wellness topics. Dental, Veterinary, Biomedical, Nutrition-focused businesses.