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Burgess New Venture Challenge 2022

April 7, 2022
4:00 pm
-8:00 pm

About this event

Join us in-person for the fourth Annual Burgess New Venture Challenge on April 7, 2022, from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the Graduate East Lansing! The Burgess New Venture Challenge, hosted by the Burgess Institute for Entrepreneurship & Innovation at Michigan State University, is the premier pitch competition for student venturers.

For nearly two centuries, Spartans have ventured to feed a hungry world, fight cancer, invent new technologies, and kindle the imaginations of learners around the globe. We empowered our Spartan venturers to harness the power of the entrepreneurial mindset, work together, and leverage their team’s strengths to create a winning startup.

On Thursday, April 7, fifteen student semifinalists will have the chance to compete for a share of nearly $44,000 in funding. Register now for the opportunity to meet and network with our student venturers, fellow entrepreneurs, investors, and innovators across the Spartan nation.

Event Agenda

4:00 – 6:00 p.m. — Semifinalist Showcase

6:00 – 7:00 p.m. — Finalist Pitches

7:30 p.m. — Award Ceremony & Final Remarks


Location & Parking Information:

Burgess New Venture Challenge 2022 will be held in the Graduate East Lansing. Valet Parking will be available, additional details will be released closer to the event.


April 7, 2022
4:00 pm-8:00 pm
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Graduate Hotel
133 Evergreen Avenue
East Lansing, MI 48823 United States
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