Welcome to the Vanderbilt Entrepreneurship Conference hosted by the Center for Entrepreneurship, building a productive ecosystem conducive to creating new and innovative business.


Get ready to be impressed! Students will be competing for a $5,000 prize at the Pitch Competition. And notable alumni will be discussing innovation, entrepreneurship and venture capital.

WHO: Everyone is welcome. The entrepreneurial community is growing and Vanderbilt intends to help foster that development. Investors, students, professionals (alumni or otherwise) are all invited.

WHAT: Learn from expert panelists. Join the conversation. Network with industry leaders. With a catered breakfast, lunch and happy hour.

WHEN: November 9, 2018. 8:00AM – 4:00PM CST.

WHERE: Vanderbilt University’s Student Life Center: 310 25th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37240

COST:  $100.00; Free to Vanderbilt Students & Faculty


Vanderbilt Startup Pitch Competition

$5,000 in total prize money will be awarded in a campus wide startup pitch competition. Currently enrolled students at any school at Vanderbilt are eligible to pitch. We will have alumni from the investment and startup community providing feedback on the judging panel. Student must have founder status at the startup. The Center for Entrepreneurship will host a preliminary pitch contest to select the 5 startups advancing to the final pitch competition during the conference.