New Venture Challenge

Win a 100% scholarship | Entrepreneurship Competition

Put your ideas to the test. Win a scholarship covering your full tuition fees. Then bring your ideas to life.

The Esade New Venture Challenge is issued to the most innovative, creative and entrepreneurial graduates looking for a career in innovation management, intrapreneurship and entrepreneurship.

If you are a recent graduate with talent, initiative and a unique business idea, we want to hear from you. You’ll need to know how to design and test your ideas. And you’ll need to be ready to impress our team of judges. In exchange you can win a scholarship covering 100% of the MSc in Innovation and Entrepreneurship tuition fees. And a chance to leverage the Esade ecosystem to bring your idea to life*.


* Projects that contradict our ethical standard will be excluded from the competition,
in the case of doubt, please ask the organisation.


Challenge info

Who can participate?

The competition is open to anyone applying to the MSc Innovation and Entrepreneurship: whether you are a graduate, post-graduate or fourth-year undergraduate student from any university in any country. To be eligible for the prizes, you must have satisfactorily completed the admissions process for the MSc in Innovation and Entrepreneurship programme.

2020 Competition Timeline

Stage 1

Submission of Proposals - 6th March 2020

Stage 2

Announcement of Finalists - 27th March 2020

Stage 3

Submission of Presentations - 17th April 2020

Stage 4

Prizes Awarded - 5th May 2020

Prizes to be awarded

1st Prize

100% of tuition fees
(Prize value: € 29,100)

2nd Prize

60% of tuition fees
(Prize value: € 17,460)