TCU Neeley Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation | Values and Ventures® Business Plan Competition

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TCU Richards Barrentine Values and Ventures® Competition

A unique annual competition for undergraduate students around the world to pitch plans for businesses, products or services that make a profit while also benefiting the environment, the community or a specific population. Presented by the Neeley Entrepreneurship Center.

Important Dates

October 15, 2018 Intent to Compete Opens
February 27, 2019 Deadline for Application
March 1, 2019 Schools Selected/Notified
March 26, 2019 Deadline for Selected Schools' Business Plans
April 5-6, 2019 Competition at TCU


Values and Ventures Grand Prize  $25,000
Values and Ventures Second Place $15,000
Values and Ventures Third Place $10,000
Values and Ventures Honorable Mentions (6) $2,500
Founders Award $5,000
James and Marjorie Sly Innovation Award $2,500
Ripple Effect Award $2,500
Elevator Pitch Grand Prize $1,250
Elevator Pitch Second Place $750
Elevator Pitch Third Place $500
Elevator Pitch Honorable Mentions (3) $250


Past Winners

2018 Winners


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