2020 1HNVC Application and Eligibility


Deadline: December 31, 2019, 11:59pm PST
We've extended the deadline due to some technical difficulties we experienced with our website
Deadline: January 27, 2020, 9am PST
HBS Global NVC participants must first apply through the regional 1HNVC process and submit a regional application by December 31, 2019, 11:59pm PST. Top HBS winners of the regional 1HNVC will advance to the HBS global finals.

One Harvard New Venture Competition and HBS Global Alumni NVC

Qualified applicants are required to have a Harvard alumnus (of any school) as a founder and a full-time member of the management team. The company must have raised less than $2.5 million in capital and have lifetime revenues of less than $2 million. Startups that have participated before are eligible to compete again unless they have previously won.

Registration fee is $100.00 per team (payment collected through application). Registration includes the following:

  • Free access to January networking event
  • Second free networking session (semi-finalists)
  • Selected startups will receive mentoring sessions from HBSANC Startup Partners
  • Access to cash prizes and a significant number of in-kind benefits (over $1 million of sponsored benefits in 2019 1HNVC competition)

Sorry, no refunds.

Questions? Contact the 2020 1HNVC Team at 1hnvc20@gmail.com