Applications for the 2024 competition have closed!

The 3rd Annual UGA Venture Prize Competition sponsored by Floor & Decor will take place on Thursday, February 22, 2024 at Studio 225, the Student Center for Entrepreneurship, in Athens, Georgia. Student entrepreneurs all from the University of Georgia will pitch their business and/or idea for 1st place prize of $10,000, 2nd place prize of $5,000, and 3rd place prize of $2,500.

There is no limit on the type of business eligible to apply.

Rules & Eligibility

  1. Undergraduate and Graduate students only.
  2. PMBA, EMBA, or PhD team is required to have at least one undergraduate student on the team.
  3. If a member of the team has graduated, they must have graduated within the past three semesters.
  4. Businesses must have less than $2 million in cumulative  life-time sales plus cumulative life-time third party funding, grants or awards.
  5. Businesses can be focused on any technology or industry segment (including social or not-for-profit).

Dates & Deadlines

Application Deadline:
Wednesday, February 14, 2024

Finalists Announced (if necessary):
Monday, February 19, 2024

Competition Day:
Thursday, February 22, 2024

Third Annual
UGA Venture Prize Competition

Thursday, February 22, 2024

5:30—8:30 p.m.

Studio 225
225 W Broad St
Athens, GA 30601

Floor & Decor

UGA Venture Prize is sponsored by Floor & Decor.