Georgetown’s Venture Capital Investment Competition team won first place at the VCIC Global Finals, a competition to convince judges to invest in a potential startup company, beating 12 teams from three continents in the championship hosted April 7 and 8 at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
The team upended 12 champions in their respective regions, defeating the second-place team from Brigham Young University in the final round after trailing behind them on the second day. The first place prize was $5,000.
The 12 regions included seven U.S. regions, one Indian region, two European regions and two regions each in East and Southeast Asia.
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