ConsenSys Academy introduces the first-ever

MBA Blockchain Venture Competition

MBA students will come together to develop product ideas and compete to win venture capital funding. Applications are open now through October 30th, 2017.

Why Ethereum Matters

Ethereum is becoming the blockchain of choice for enterprises, governments, and developers of Decentralized Applications (dApps). The crowd-managed network, Colony, is an example of a platform leveraging Ethereum to drive decentralized and global workforces.

ConsenSys, the leading venture production studio building applications on the Ethereum blockchain, is proud to present the world's first global interdisciplinary MBA Blockchain Venture Competition for students across participating campuses. ConsenSys Token Services helps outstanding projects launch their token safely, securely, and successfully using our deep industry knowledge, experience, and resources.

We challenge you to create the best new Ethereum venture

The 2017-2018 competition is only open to current students of the 6 participating schools and those who will enroll at these campuses in 2017. For questions or concerns, select your school logo to email ConsenSys Academy and your local coordinator.

Benefits of participating in the 2017-2018 Competition

- Funding for your new venture by ConsenSys

- Industry-leading blockchain experts as mentors to boost your pitch development

- A network of like-minded student teams and access to blockchain developers

- Potential full-time positions at the world's largest blockchain venture studio

- Cash prizes for winning teams

Learn to code with Ethereum

Eligibility Criteria

The 2017-2018 competition is only open to current students of the 6 participating schools and those who will enroll at these campuses in 2017.

Participating teams should be composed of students only.

Participating teams must consist of at least 3 students total and have at least 1 MBA student.

We encourage teams to bring together students from different disciplines such as law, design, and engineering on your campus.

Collaborate to build great Ethereum products

Competition Timeline


Application deadline


Accepted teams will be notified


Final pitch submissions due to ConsenSys


Finalist teams will be selected


Finalist venture pitch day with blockchain VCs

Apply by october 30th

Applications are open through October 30th, 2017, 8:00AM EST.

Do you have a unique idea to transform major businesses with blockchain technology? Submit your ideas now!

Apply now

Learn more about Blockchain

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