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TCU's Richards Barrentine Values and Ventures® Competition

TCU Undergraduate Students Only – All Majors Welcome

Tuesday, February 26, 2019
5:00 p.m.
Smith Hall, Room 104B

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Pitch us your idea for a product/service that makes money while also making a social impact. You could win up to $300. We welcome all undergraduate TCU students from all majors.

  • Each team (2-5 students) has 8 minutes to pitch, then 10 minutes to respond to judges’ questions.
  • Plans must be for an original for-profit venture with a distinct values component. Non-profit ventures not allowed.
  • Pitches should indicate how winnings will be used to support the business.
  • An executive summary (1-2 pages) must be submitted with application.

Important Dates

Information Session Wednesday, February 6, 2019, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Smith Hall 104A
TCU Competition Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 5:00 p.m., Smith Hall 104B
International Competition April 5-6, 2019


First Place* $300
Second Place $200
Third Place $100
* Winner represents TCU in the international Values and Ventures® Competition held at TCU April 5-6, 2019.

All applications must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. on Monday, February 25, 2019. An executive summary must be submitted with your application.

Questions? Contact Matt Smilor, director of TCU’s Values and Ventures® program, at 817-257-6797 or