Welcome to the fifth annual Alumni New Venture Contest (NVC), sponsored by HBS Alumni Relations and the HBS Club of Atlanta. With more than half of HBS alumni classifying themselves as entrepreneurs at some point in their lives, this contest is designed to support alumni in launching promising new businesses ventures. In the New Venture Contest, local contests are held by participating HBS Alumni Clubs in regions around the world. The winner from each local contest moves on to compete at HBS.
This year, Atlanta is anchoring its fourth Southeastern regional contest. Three teams are competing, with the winner advancing to the global finals, where they will compete for $75,000 in prizes.
The Contestants are:
The Judges are:
Steve Abbott – CEO of Atlanta start up Ionic Security
David Cummings – Successful serial entrepreneur and most recently Founder of the Atlanta Tech Village
Wain Kellum – Successful serial entrepreneur who most recently sold Vocalocity to Vonage
Professor Benn Konsynski – The Goizueta Business School at Emory University
Bill Nussey – Successful serial entrepreneur who most recently sold Silverpop to IBM
Leslie Pierson – Founder of MEMI and winner of the Southeastern 2014 NVC
For more information on the Alumni New Venture Contest, please visit the following website: http://www.hbs-atlanta.org/article.html?aid=580.
Entrepreneur’s Demo Fair
featuring all the contestants
Finals Pitch Session
Cost: General Admission: $15.00
President's Club Members & Sponsors: Free
Pizza and beer will be provided.