No more spreadsheets, long email chains, paper rubrics, or handouts. VentureDash provides a modern framework for facilitating entrepreneurship competitions.
Set a format, invite participants, manage scoring, and more. All the essential ingredients to build, run, and manage a business competition are included.
A master checklist for running a successful competition, the timeline drives the process. It's your step-by-step guide through four stages: Setup, Before, During, and After.
Choose from our helpful component templates and customize them to fit your needs. Or create your own components with custom rubrics and settings.
Design any type of competition on VentureDash. Easily set your own component weights, scoring divisions, rubric criteria, participant sign-up forms, business applications, and more!
Set a price and seamlessly take payments right inside VentureDash. Accepting cash or check? Mark participants as “paid” during check-in.
Accept document uploads of almost any file type from businesses to be evaluated as part of your competition.
Stay organized with a streamlined process for collecting and approving scores from judges. Judges get notified when it's time to evaluate; you control what makes it to the leaderboard.
VentureDash automatically tallies approved scores and ranks the top businesses. The days of double-checking your napkin math are over!
Send quick announcements to participants and build surveys to collect feedback.
Divide and conquer – assemble a team to help you coordinate your competition.
Create reminders and to-dos, right in the competition timeline. You can also create tasks for participants.
Build a group of competitions that share your format, templates, and best practices. Thriving entrepreneurial ecosystems use VentureDash as a foundation to fuel startup activity.
In a series, competitions inherit settings from a shared template. Some competitions may be unique, so it’s easy to make changes at the single competition level.
Run 10 competitions or 100 competitions. VentureDash makes it possible to expand your reach and maximize your impact.
We have an entire library of resources to help you get your competition up and running on VentureDash. Find tutorials, best practices, and even a community of VentureDash users – all inside our Help Center.
No confusing plans or upgrades. And, every competition comes with ALL the features we offer! Set your competition up for free and pay one simple fee to open it up for applications.