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Thanks to generous sponsorship from the Levy Institute and Lanny and Sharon Martin, we awarded more than $300,000 in non-dilutive prize money in 2020 – VentureCat’s largest prize pool to-date. 

Grand Prizes are awarded to the top three teams competing in Finals.

First Place – $150,000

Second Place – $50,000

Third Place – $25,000

Finalists also competed for the $2,000 Audience Favorite Vote award during the Public Showcase.


Track Prizes are awarded within each of the industry tracks during Semifinals.

First Place – $8,000

Second Place – $4,000

Remaining Teams – $1,000