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VentureCat is open to all currently enrolled degree-seeking Northwestern University student founders. Each year our applicant pool includes students from across the University's schools and colleges and at all levels of study–undergraduate, graduate and PhD.

There is no better way to test yourself and to potentially springboard your startup than to be part of VentureCat, regardless of whether you come out on top or not. You'll learn a lot about yourself. You learn a lot about the business, and you'll make a lot of great relationships as part of the process.”

Ben Preston


Grand Prize Winner, 2020