2023 Global Finalists

Over fifty of the world’s most exceptional student entrepreneurs will compete for this year’s top award at the 2023 NVC Global Finals. This year, the NVC Global Finals will consist of student forums, a week of learning and a multi-episode miniseries that will cover the Global Finals experience. All students will participate in competition rounds throughout May, with the Global Champion being announced at the end of June. This new format will allow NVC to highlight student stories and follow their incredible journey from winning a local competition to advancing to the final round of competition.

Get Involved

  • Interested in judging?
  • Could your business contribute something to the prize package or event?
  • Are you interested in covering the competition for your media organization?

Contact us at nvc@lu.org to learn more.


The Global Finals will be held May 2023 with Start it Up season 2 going live June 2023! This year’s competition will also host Regional Forums and a Week of Learning for our competitors.