2016 Timeline/Due Dates

Stage One

IdeaBounce® submission (minimum 4 sentences, maximum 6 sentences) due on IdeaBounce® site. Monday, January 25, Due 5 PM
Two-minute video submission due here. Monday, February 15, Due 5 PM
Executive summary submission due here. Monday, March 7, Due 5 PM
Finalists announced Monday, March 21

Stage Two

Executive Summary and Financial Model due Monday, April 4, Due by 5 PM
Poster Design Due Monday, April 11 by 5 PM
Practice Pitches Saturday, April 16 

Presentation files (power point, PDF, prezi link, etc.) Due

Sunday, April 24 by 5:00 PM
Final Presentations and Networking Reception (Connelly Center) Monday, April 25

Entries will not be accepted past posted deadlines. See Rules for additional information.

For questions, please contact ICE@villanova.edu



II Luscri, Executive Director, ICE Institute

Prizes, prizes, prizes!

  • Top Prize - $5,000 (sponsor TBD)
  • Burke Family Second Place Prize – $3,000
  • Memorable Care Third Place Prize - $2,000
  • “VUer’s Choice” prize - $500, Awarded to the team with the best video submission as voted by the Villanova community
  • Halloran Social Venture Prize - $500, Recognizes the top social venture in the VSEC
  • Klingler Unitas Prize - $500, Recognizes the team that makes the greatest strides towards incorporating Villanova’s core value of Unitas through a cross-campus perspective in their mission and/or venture implementation plan

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