New Venture Challenge

Take your idea to the next level!

The New Venture Challenge helps prepare student startups to raise money. Teams will have the opportunity to pitch to investors and showcase their startup at the annual Purdue Startup Expo. Teams compete for over $200,000 in cash prizes.

What You'll Learn

  • How to interview the market
  • How to identify a solution to a problem
  • How to recruit a team of cofounders
  • Expectations of early-stage capital raising
  • How to build a go-to-market strategy
  • How to put it all together in a pitch deck


Key Dates

March 9


March 23

Investor Pitch Deck

March 30


April 6

Business Model

April 13

Pitch Deck Iteration

April 18




 For more information contact Vanessa Santana at