NYU Stern

Past Winners

Close to $2 million awarded to 45 ventures and dozens more launched.

Past Winners Berkley Center

Over the years, winners of our venture competitions have spanned all industries, from technology to education and entertainment to health care. Winning teams have been helmed by MBAs, undergraduate students, alumni and faculty members, representing schools from across campus including the Tisch School of the Arts, NYU-Poly and the Law School to name only a few.

Madecasse, 2007-2008 Social Venture Competition Winners

Named one of the 50 Most Innovative Companies in the World for "building a chocolate company in one of the poorest countries in the world."

March, 2011 - 50 Most Innovative Companies, FastCompany

Return On Your Winnings

Butter Beans featured in Crain's New York Business, "How to Use Your Awards to Your Advantage."

2008-2009 New Venture Competition winners, Butter Beans, Inc. founded by Stern Executive MBA alumna Belinda Di Giambattista ('05), Felicia Desrosiers and Debbie Lyn, provides homemade, healthy meals, as well as education about food and nutrition, to school-aged children and faculty. Butter Beans' offerings include individual, daily lunch delivery services, school-wide lunch programs and wellness education programs in the classroom and in the cafeteria.

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