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38th IVC 2019

Please read the general rules carefully and refer to the Eligibility guidelines before submission of your entry.

The "Call for Entry" will be announced to all INSEAD degree programme participants on 18 February.

    • Please read and comply with the IVC rules and eligibility. The deadline for submitting your online entry and venture summary (no more than 4 pages) is Mon, 18 March at 09:00h, CET / 15:00h, SGT. This venture summary will be the only criteria evaluated by the initial panel of judges who will screen and determine the most compelling ventures to advance to the semi-final.

Semifinalists Only

    • Introduction of 2 mentors who have volunteered their time. Each team will receive information via email. Submit full venture plan by Wed, 8 May at 09:00h, CET / 15:00h, SGT. Pitch to judges on Wed, 22 May. Practice pitches will be organised with the IVC Chairperson.

Finalists Only

    • Practice pitches will be organised with the IVC Chairperson. Submit revised venture plan (optional) by Mon, 27 May. Final pitch to judges on Wed, 12 Jun
Disclaimer: Entries to the competition must agree to make their venture summaries and plans available to be used at INSEAD for pedagogical purposes. Videos of the Final presentations may be posted online.
Note: The Executive Committee of the INSEAD Centre for Entrepreneurship reserves the right to update these rules at any time. Any modifications will be made known to the participants before the commencement of each INSEAD Venture Competition (IVC); however, it is ultimately the responsibility of the participants to stay current with the IVC Eligibility Terms and Rules.