In 2010, the Moot Corp Competition changed its name to the Venture Labs Investment Competition and repositioned itself as “The Super Bowl of Investment Competition”. Now in its 29th year, the Venture Labs Investment Competition (formerly the Moot Corp Competition) was the first business plan competition when it began in 1984. Participation in VLIC offers graduate students the following opportunities:

  • To receive more than $100,000 in awards consisting of prizes and services
  • To network with fellow graduate students from the best schools in the world
  • To improve their business plans both from the preparation involved and from investors’ suggestions
  • To make contact with venture capitalists and other investors


$135K – Global Champion
$5K – First Runner-Up
$3K – Finalist
$2K – Semi-Finalists


May 2-4, 2013 – Global VLIC Finals
More deadline information to come


(coming soon)