StartUp Cup is an intensive thirty-week process. Although there is only one winner, those who have gone through the process consider the time invested to be critical to the success of their business.

All Entries Thursday  April 13, 2017 Kick Off Event For The Silicon Valley StartUp Cup Competition; Submissions Open
Thursday, 11:59PM  May 18, 2017  Submissions Close
Friday  May 19, 2017  Submissions Reviewed
Entries chosen  to move on in the competition Thursday  May 25, 2017 Review Ends; Selected Business Models to move forward Notified; Long Forms Sent Out
Monday  May 29, 2017 Announcement of Business Models chosen to move forward  Posted on Website
Thursday June 15, 2017 11:59pm Deadline:Submission Business Model Long Forms
 Friday  June 16, 2017 Business Model Long Forms are Reviewed
Judging Sessions Wednesday June 21, 2017  

Review Ends. Day One: Seven Minutes Pitches

Judging Sessions Thursday June 22, 2017 Day Two:

Seven Minute Pitches

Top 12 Semi Finalists Monday June 26, 2017 Top 12 Notified of Their Advancement to the Semi-Finals
Thursday July 6, 2017 Top 12 Business Model Coaching Sessions
Friday July 7, 2017 Begin Business Model Revisions
Monday, July 17 to Friday, August 4 StartUp/TuneUps Can Be Requested
Thursday August 10, 2017 Top 12 Pitch Coaching Sessions
Thursday August 31, 2017 , 11:59PM Deadline: Submission Business Model Long Forms
Friday Sept. 1st, 2017 Business Model Long Forms Are Reviewed
Thursday Sept. 7, 2017 Review Ends. Top 12

Five Minute Pitches

Top 7 Finalists Monday Sept. 11, 2017 Top 7:  Notified of Their Advancement to the Finals
Tuesday Sept. 19, 2017  Top 7:  Business Model Coaching
Friday Sept. 22, 2017 Top 7:  Begin Revising Business Models
Monday, Sept. 25th to Friday, Oct 6th Startup/Tuneups Can be Requested
Thursday  Oct. 12th Top 7 Pitch Coaching Sessions
Thursday  Oct. 19th Submission Top 7 Revised Business Models
 Friday  Oct. 20th Review of Business Models
 Thursday  October 26th Review Ends. Top 7          2 Minute Pitches
 Wednesday November 15th  Silicon Valley Startup Cup Awards Celebration Cupertino Community Hall, Cupertino