BASES $100k Challenge Kickoff with Pinterest Co-Founder Ben Silbermann

BASES Challenge Kickoff

$100,000 Startup Competition

Thursday, January 21st, 5:30-8:00 pm

Paul Brest Hall, Munger, 555 Salvatierra Walk

Conference Center


Featuring Co-Founder of Pinterest Ben Silbermann!


RSVP here!


Join us as we kick off our annual $100k BASES Challenge startup competition! Hear from our keynote speaker, Ben Silbermann, co-founder of Pinterest, interact with our past finalists in a demo day style setting, meet with our VC sponsors, and find your team to compete for your share of $100k in prize money.


Applications go live on immediately following Kickoff!


BASES Challenge

BASES Challenge is Stanford's oldest and largest student startup competition. Open to current undergraduates, graduate students, and Stanford alumni, BASES Challenge allows Stanford affiliates to enter their social enterprise, business, or product ideas into competition to compete for $100,000+ in funding.

Students who compete have the opportunity to network with investors and VCs, pitch and receive professional feedback, gain access to mentorship with experts in the industry, and immerse themselves in a community of others passionate about launching their own startups.

Past winners include Kiva, One Acre Fund, Boosted Boards, D.Light Design, and Samasource.

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