Charlotte Venture Challenge Application Process

Thank you for your interest in participating in the 2015 Charlotte Venture Challenge. Applications this year will be submitted via the Kauffman Foundation’s platform. You will need to register at to submit your application.

 2015 Application Deliverables


I.) One Page Overview 

  • Click on the button to download the template to be used. You must follow the format of the template but can adjust topic areas according to relevancy to your business. This document will be used as a reference for judges in the program book. Include only the information that you are comfortable disclosing publicly.  You will have a chance to update this document if you are selected as a finalists. 
One Pager Template

II.)Application Document 

  • Click on the download application link below which will bring you to the Application PDF.  You will need to answer the questions outlined in the PDF and submit a Word or PDF document with the answers to the questions. Please find the submit button below in red once you are ready to submit your application.


Application Deadline: March 3rd at noon

  • When you click the button below you will see an orange log-in button on the top left of the iStart website. You will need to login to iStart and answer a couple of questions. You will be able to upload your completed application once you login.

Submit  Here

*Please review eligibility before applying