Introduction to McKinsey Venture Academy

About this event

We will walk through the application process, share tips on writing a great application, show you how the competition is organised, and shine a light on the judging process. Join via the zoom link on the event page!

Will you be a force for social change?

The McKinsey Venture Academy (MVA) is a social venture competition open to all university students based in the United Kingdom and Ireland. MVA is an exciting opportunity to pitch your socially focused venture idea for the chance to receive up to £10,000 in seed funding and ongoing consulting support from McKinsey. Tap into your creativity: all ideas, regardless of their stage of development, are welcome. We're looking forward to seeing what you come up with!

Applications for MVA 2021 are now open!


• Each team must consist of between two to eight participants

• Each submission must exist as an enterprise and must provide some form of positive social impact.

• At least 50 percent of your team must be enrolled as students in a full-time degree-granting programme at any accredited university in the UK or Ireland

For full eligibility requirements, please see the FAQ section below.