Neeley Entrepreneurship Center | 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 1, 2016 Intent to Compete Opens
March 3, 2017 Deadline for Application
March 7, 2017 Schools Selected/Notified
April 7, 2017 Deadline for Business Plans
April 21-22, 2017 Competition at TCU



Grand Prize $25,000
Second Place $15,000
Third Place $10,000
Founders Award $5,000
Honorable Mentions (6) $2,500
Sly Entrepreneurship Award $2,500
Elevator Pitch 1st Place $1,000
Elevator Pitch 2nd Place $500
Elevator Pitch 3rd Place $250


Past Winners

2016 Winners


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