Neeley Entrepreneurship Center | Values and Ventures® Business Plan Competition

  The Neeley Entrepreneurship Center is proud to host this prestigious annual competition for undergraduate students around the world to pitch plans for for-profit enterprises that impact society in meaningful ways.

Congratulations to the 2017 Winners

First Place
$25,000 cash $100,000 in kind

University of Iowa
Second Place
$15,000 cash $15,000 in kind

Johns Hopkins University
Third Place
$10,000 cash $10,000 in kind

Grand Valley State University
2017 1st Iowa 2017 2nd Johns Hopkins 2017 3rd Grand Valley
 
Honorable Mention $2,500
Founders Award $5,000
University of Chicago
Honorable Mention
$2,500
University of California-Irvine
Honorable Mention
$2,500
University of Virginia
2017 hm UChicago 2017 hm UCIrvine 2017 hm Virginia
     
Honorable Mention
$2,500
University of Texas at Arlington
Honorable Mention
$2,500
University of Michigan
Honorable Mention
$2,500
University of Pikeville
2017 hm UTA 2017 hm Michigan 2017 hm Pikeville
     
Ripple Effect Award
$5,000
Southern Methodist University
      Marjorie and James Sly Entrepreneurship Award
$2,500
Tarleton State University
2017 Ripple SMU  

2017 Sly Tarleton

     
Elevator Pitch First Place
$1,000
University of Florida
  Elevator Pitch Second Place
$500
University of Western Ontario
2017 ep 1st   2017 ep 2nd
     
Elevator Pitch Third Place (Tie) $250
Washington University in St. Louis
and University of Alabama
  Elevator Pitch Honorable Mention $100
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater and
Kennesaw State University
2017 ep 3rd   2017 ep hm