- Oct 29, 2020
Baylor University - Waco, Texas
Date: March 25-27, 2021
Applications open September 1, 2020
The John F. Baugh Center for Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise will host the tenth annual Baylor New Venture Competition on March 25-27, 2021 at Baylor University’s Foster Campus for Business and Innovation. This business plan and elevator pitch competition showcases collegiate entrepreneurs from across the globe. The competition provides participants with personal and professional development through:
- industry-specific mentorship towards sustainable business plans,
- exclusive access to accomplished experts and fellow innovators,
- and a chance to compete for over $250,000 in cash prizes and vital resources.
For more information, visit https://www.baylor.edu/business/newventurecompetition/
Rice University - Houston, Texas
Application Deadline - January 17, 2021
Compete to join the world's biggest student venture competition, where university entrepreneurs get real-world experience in how to pitch their startups to investors, enhance their startup strategy, connect with mentors, and learn what it takes to launch a successful business.
- 42 student startups from across the world
- $1.5 million in cash and investment prizes
For more information, visit https://rbpc.rice.edu/
University of Manitoba - Winnipeg, Manitoba
This competition is open to graduate students worldwide and offers a substantial prize purse (over CAD $50,000). Additionally, the University of Manitoba guarantees a CAD $1,000 minimum per team.
For more information, visit http://umanitoba.ca/faculties/management/academic_depts_centres/centres_institutes/entrepreneurship/competitions/stu-clark-investment-competition.html
University of Bangkok - Bangkok, Thailand
Date: March 3-9, 2021
Application Deadline - January 2, 2021
The competition is Asia’s Longest-Running Global Student Startup Competition; all disciplines from around the world, both business and non-business related, are welcome. Join us and compete for H.M. The King of Thailand’s Trophy, as well as cash prizes of over US$60,000.
For more information, visit http://bbc.sasin.edu/
University of Louisville - Louisville, Kentucky
Date: February 17 – 19, 2021
The Brown-Forman Cardinal Challenge represents a prestigious, global academic competition with real-world opportunities and experiences designed to stimulate and reward innovative thinking and entrepreneurial persistence.
Texas Christian University - Fort Worth, Texas
April 16-17, 2021
We invite students from around the world to pitch ideas for conscious capitalism ventures that make a profit while also solving a problem. Winners take home thousands of dollars to help make their ideas come true. For more information, visit
For more information, visit https://neeley.tcu.edu//vandv/