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 now closed, accepted teams will be notified by 15th of November. If you missed the deadline, please check our website for future competitions.

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 was opened to current students of the 9 participating schools.

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

If you missed the signup deadline please refer to this website for further competitions. Applications for 2017 are now closed.

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

Learn more about Blockchain

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"And now the blockchain is about to revolutionize databases, which will in turn revolutionize literally every aspect of our civilization."