Photo illustration of students brainstorming

Pitch your business concept for a chance to win startup funding

Case Western Reserve University students and recent alumni are invited to apply for the Morgenthaler-Pavey Startup Competition, in which venture teams can pitch their business concepts.

The Morgenthaler-Pavey Startup Competition is open to ventures with at least one founder who is enrolled as a student at Case Western Reserve University or is an alumnus of a CWRU program with a degree awarded no earlier than 2012. The competition awards funding to promising startups.

Students in Scott Shane’s entrepreneurial finance class will evaluate the applicants and select six finalists to compete in a demo day competition March 15.

First prize is $25,000, second is $15,000 and third prize is $10,000. In addition, the six finalists will receive mentoring assistance from JumpStart Inc., and the Thompson Hine startup legal package.

The deadline to apply is Nov. 15.

See more information.