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Eligibility for the Tufts $100k New Ventures Competition

Applicants to the 2019 Tufts $100k New Ventures Competition must have actively participating executive members in major roles who are one, or more, of the following:

  • Matriculated Tufts University undergraduate student
  • Matriculated Tufts University graduate student
  • Full-time Tufts University Postdoc, Research Fellow or Resident
  • Tufts University faculty
  • Full-time Tufts University staff
  • Tufts University recently graduated alumnus (graduated within 5 years of Competition)

Team Size. The presenting team should not exceed five students.

Non-Tufts team members. Non-Tufts team members may be part of the venture’s management team and may participate in planning the venture.  However, the Tufts team member(s) are expected to:

  • Be the driving force behind the new venture
  • Hold an executive role in the venture
  • Own significant equity in the venture


Reach out to Carol Denning and Julie Slack with any questions you may have about the Tufts $100k New Ventures Competition, the application process and what to expect as a participant!