Requirements and Guidelines-Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship - Carnegie Mellon University

Requirements and Guidelines

The McGinnis Venture Competition is a three-round business competition, the first two rounds are virtual and the final round is live. Submission requirements and guidelines can be found below.


Teams interested in competing should carefully read the eligibility rules, requirements and guidelines and judging criteria (below).

Registration is closed.

Eligibility Details

Track Details

Requirements and Guidelines: Round 1

Requirements and Guidelines: Round 2

Requirements and Guidelines: Round 3

Confidentiality and Intellectual Property Guidelines

Judging Guidelines

Coaching Guidelines

CIE Calendar

2017 Important Dates & Deadlines

Stay tuned for more information.