Team Guidelines & Requirements

  1. One founding member of the team must have a CU Boulder BuffOne Card.
  2. Team members must be current CU Boulder students, faculty or staff members. Members of the non-CU community may join a team, as long as at least one member of the team has a CU Boulder BuffOne Card AND a significant role in the business creation.
  3. The team must join the StartupTree online community, add their venture/idea on StartupTree and register for NVC.


To participate in the New Venture Challenge, teams must enter one of five Tracks and will select one when they register for NVC.

Not sure which Track to enter?

Take the NVC Track Finder Quiz!