Lulu eGames

NC State's Biggest Startup Competition

The Lulu eGames is NC State’s biggest startup competition, with over $100k in prizes available for NC State entrepreneurs. The competition runs through the spring semester and includes two rounds of competition with six categories: New Venture, Design & Prototype, Social Impact, Arts Venture, Built on Cloud and Daugherty Endowment. The eGames is made possible by a generous gift from our sponsor, online publishing company Read more about Lulu’s sponsorship here.

In 2017, there were 192 entries into the competition, representing 10 of NC State’s academic colleges. Catch up with the winners of the 2017 competition on our blog!

Former eGames Winners


VieMetrics provides prototype development services to help take ideas from conception to commercialization.


Trakex measures volume and weight dimensions for the LTL industry to help implement density-based pricing.

Bee Downtown

Bee Downtown is a community and employee engagement tool, utilizing observational hives with corporate partners while helping increase honeybee populations.

Undercover Colors

Undercover Colors is developing a tool to detect the presence of commonly drugs used in sexual assaults.

Competing in the eGames

The Lulu eGames runs through the spring semester. The application process for the 2018 competition will begin in February 2018.