Christian Heim is Vice President of Information Technology at GCM Grosvenor in Chicago and an executive MBA student at Chicago Booth. Below he writes about his experience competing in the Global New Venture Challenge [GNVC], an immersive, experiential learning program that helps Chicago Booth students turn their ideas into viable companies.
Over the course of GNVC, students form teams to create a business plan and receive coaching from Chicago Booth faculty and industry experts. There are several "rounds"; in the competition where teams present their business plans during live pitch sessions in front of investors, alumni and business leaders. The competition culminates with a final round featuring the winning teams from our Chicago, London and Hong Kong campuses on March 17. Read More »