NCET2 and its partner organizations put together showcases to feature startups locally or in their region under NCET2's “Best University Startups powered by NCET2” banner. The selected startups also have the opportunity to present in front of select investors.

NCET2 created the National Angels (USA) to fund University Startups across the country. We are looking to invest in companies in the following technical areas: Pharma/Med, Chemicals & Clean Tech, Advanced Manufacturing, and Information & Communication Technology. Investments range from $150,000 to $2 million. Startups looking for their first investment or later rounds can apply.

HOW TO SUBMIT:Send your non-confidential pitch deck to Submissions reviewed weekly.

All startups submitted will be screened by NCET2's Startup Development Officers (SDOs) consisting of serial entrepreneurs, angel investors and ex-corporate executives ( Startups that pass the initial screening will be invited to present in a live, online Startup Audition, where NCET2 SDOs will provide the startup with extensive feedback. Startups passing the Startup Audition will be invited to present at our  partner events.

University TTOs, University startup creation officers, Open Innovation Officers, Chief Innovation Officers, University Venture Funds, University Angel Groups: Attend our partner events and talk to us about how we can actively market your IP and startups to our Fortune 500 corporate members. (Use the discount codes below when you register)

Our Next Partner Events:

  • AUTM 2018 Eastern Region Meeting, September 13 - 14, Baltimore, MD [Register Here To Attend and use discount code: ERMNCET18]
    Startup Submission Deadline: CLOSED
  • AUTM 2018 Western Region Meeting, October 11 - 12, Boulder, CO [Register Here To Attend and use discount code: WRMNCET18]
    Startup Submission Deadline: September 10, 2018
  • Global Corporate Venturing, November 8-9, Houston, TX [Register Here To Attend and use discount code: NCET15]
    Startup Submission Deadline: September 30, 2018

If you are interested in attending any of the upcoming events, email Ria P. Ancheta-Adrias at





Apply to the Startup Development Program by submitting IP today
Submit your startup today for upcoming showcases and investor dinners

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