• Submissions Due: NOON on Friday, February 2, 2018, for questions contact
  • Submission Site: Startup Compete
  • Finalists Announced: Thursday, February 8, 2018 by 5:00 p.m.
  • Competition Date: 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 15, 2018 at iLab at UVA


Your submission has two key components: the Project Narrative and your Contact Information. See the Judging Criteria for information on what to cover in your submission. Please Upload your submissions via YouNoodle using the following format for labeling your document: VentureName_LastName_Discovery.doc.

The Project Narrative has the following guidelines:

  • No greater than five pages in length;
  • Using a font no smaller than 10-points;
  • With no smaller than one-inch margins; and
  • No greater than three additional pages of appendix materials
  • Submissions may follow this template.

Contact Information:

  • Name of point of contact and team members
  • Address
  • Telephone Number
  • Email Address

Note: Finalists will present their findings to the judges via a five-minute (e.g., 10-15 slide) visual and story-oriented presentation.