Venture Capital Investment Competition® (VCIC)

Learn to think like a venture capitalist by competing in the VCIC, an annual international venture capital competition run by UNC Kenan-Flagler. Darden has hosted the Southeast Regional and sends its own team to compete in the VCIC regional on another campus.

“Unlike business plan competitions in which students pitch their own ideas to investors, at VCIC the students are the investors, and real entrepreneurs pitch to them," according to the VCIC website. Read the official VCIC Prep tips. Explore the effects of early stage funding by checking out the Equity Simulator at Find more information on Venture Capital and the VCIC competition at

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