Sponsorship Opportunities

New Venture Championship Sponsorship Packages

The New Venture Championship (NVC) is one of the preeminent graduate investment plan competitions in the world. NVC has a long history of fostering innovation at the University of Oregon, throughout the state of Oregon, and across the nation. In 2010, Forbes rated the NVC as one of the top fifteen business competitions in the United States, placing it among nationally ranked business schools such as University of California-Berkeley, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and New York University. Hosted yearly in Portland in April, NVC attracts teams of graduate students from around the world who submit their business plans in pursuit of turning their ideas into successful ventures. Last year’s competition included a number of international teams—some coming from as far away as Hong Kong and Thailand.

$25,000

PLATINUM EVENT SPONSORS: TARGET (4)

1. Key Sponsor of all four standalone NVC competition events (Trade Show and Elevator Pitch, Semifinals Round, and Finals Round).
2. Identification as key sponsor on NVC awareness campaign. Campaign includes more than 600 of the top U.S. and international entrepreneurship centers and business schools.
3. Most prominent headline advertising in internal and external marketing communications.
4. Featured prominently as a Platinum Sponsor in all New Venture Championship collateral material, including primary event banner, on-site signage, marketing, promotions, and public relations.
5. Prominent positioning and linkage on NVC website (nvc.uoregon.edu).
6. Access to all presenting teams. 7. Participation in event activities and programs.

$10,000

GOLD EVENT & GOLD SPECIFIC-EVENT SPONSORS: TARGET (6)

1. Prominent headline advertising in selected internal and external marketing communications materials.
2. Featured prominently as a Gold Sponsor in selected New Venture Championship collateral material, includ- ing primary event banner, on-site signage, for marketing, promotions and public relations.
3. Sponsor listing on NVC Website (nvc.uoregon.edu).
4. Participation in event activities and program.

Additional Gold Specific-Event Sponsor Benefits:

1. Prominent signage at specific event (where applicable).
2. Keynote Luncheon Sponsorship includes participation and one table of ten at keynote luncheon.

$5,000

SILVER EVENT SPONSORS: TARGET (10)

1. Featured as a Silver Sponsor in selected New Venture Championship collateral material.
2. Named sponsor for one round of Startup, Semifinals Round, or Lightning Round (12 total).
3. Featured in advertising in selected internal and external marketing communications.
4. Sponsor listing on NVC Website (nvc.uoregon.edu).
5. Identified as Round Sponsor in event program.
6. Participation in event activities.

$2,500

FRIENDS OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP SPONSORS: TARGET (10)

1. Featured in advertising in selected internal and external marketing communications.
2. Sponsor listing on NVC Website (nvc.uoregon.edu).
3. Identified as a sponsor in event program.
4. Participation in event activities.