Villanova Student Entrepreneurship Competition (VSEC)

The Villanova Student Entrepreneurship Competition (VSEC) is a semester-long, interdisciplinary extracurricular entrepreneurship competition. VSEC is designed to give Villanova students the experience of innovating, creating and designing products, businesses and/or services to fill a variety of needs. Those who reach the final round work with outside judges and mentors to refine and enhance their ideas and then progress to deliver their final pitch to a boardroom of investors.

2018 submissions are DUE January 29, 2018!

Submit your Ideas Here Under the Program “VSEC Entries – Due 1/29/2018” to enter the competition.

Stage 1 

IdeaBounce posts due 1/29/2018

Two Minute Videos due 2/12/2018

Executive Summaries due 2/26/2018

Stage 2

Executive Summaries and financial tables due 3/26/2018

Posters Due 4/9/2018

Presentation Files Due 4/17/2018

Prizes, Prizes, Prizes

First Place Prize
Second Place Prize
Third Place Prize
"VUer's Choice" Prize
Halloran Social Venture Prize
Klinglar Unitas Prize

Note: Teams can place in the top 3 and still win categorical prizes for the opportunity to win more prize money.


Martae Giometti
Assistant Director, ICE Institute