TCU's Values and Ventures® Competition

TCU Undergraduate Students – All Majors 

Tuesday, February 25, 2020
5:00 p.m.
NEEL 1530, Smith Hall

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Pitch your idea for a product/service that makes money while also making a social impact. You could win up to $2,500. We welcome all undergraduate TCU students from all majors.

  • Each team (2-5 students) has 8 minutes to pitch, then 10 minutes for Q&A.
  • 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

Application Deadline Monday, February 24, 2020, 5:00 p.m.
Submit online application and executive summary
TCU Competition Tuesday, February 25, 2020, 5:00 p.m., NEEL 1530, Smith Hall
International Competition April 24-25, 2020


First Place* $2,500
Second Place $1,500
Third Place $1,000
* Winner represents TCU in the international Richards Barrentine Values and Ventures® Competition held at TCU in April.

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