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Global Venture Labs Competition Call for Entries

Published on Thursday, November 21, 2013

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The Global Venture Labs Investment Competition invites entries from teams at UBC

Forty teams from around the world will gather in Austin, Texas from May 1-3, 2014 to compete for the title of Global Champion, which includes $75,000 in cash and prizes and the right to close the NASDAQ in Times Square. In addition to the Global Champion, over half of the participating teams will take home cash prizes totaling an additional $50,000. The 2014 competition also features an expanded Wells Fargo Clean Energy Challenge, with the winner taking home a $20,000 cash prize.

For 2014, there are 2 ways for University of British Columbia students to participate: Affiliated Competitions and Open Berth. To participate via the Open Berth process, teams must submit an application by February 21, 2014. The Open Berth application is open to schools from around the world, including those that are applying to or already participating in an Affiliated Competition.

For more information, visit the competition website at Global VLIC.