Competitions & Challenges
Dr. Sushil Bhatia Competition for Innovative Ideas
Does your idea have what it takes to be the next big thing? Sign up for the Dr. Sushil Bhatia Competition for Innovative Ideas and find out. Submit your new product idea, and you’ll be competing for $100,000 in capital seed funding and in-kind services. Learn more about the competition.
Center for Entrepreneurship Annual Expo
The Center for Entrepreneurship sponsors the Annual Expo, including a pitch and trade show competition. The Entrepreneurship Pitch Competition is co-sponsored with the Entrepreneurship Club. The Entrepreneurship Trade Show is in support of our new startups and our Crowdfunding the Venture course, where students create a trade show booth, with their product or service, and our entrepreneur-judges determine the winners. Prizes are available.
The Center for Entrepreneurship provides workshops to support your application to Mass Challenge’s annual competition. For more information, visit Mass Challenge.
Rice Business Plan Competition
The Rice Business Plan Competition is the richest and largest student startup competition. The Center for Entrepreneurship promotes the competition by providing guidance in the application process, as well as cover certain travel expenses to Houston if your team makes the finals. For more information on the competition, visit Rice Business Plan Competition.