Schedule and Key Dates

Most other business schools and graduate entrepreneurship programs host a single day or weekend business plan competition. The SNVC at Chicago Booth is not just a competition. Instead, it is a year-long launch program that features three distinct phases:

Phase I: Idea Generation, Business Idea Validation, Team Formation, and Application
Phase II: Course - Mentoring, Critical Feedback & Business Plan Development
Phase III: Final Pitches