Urgent Business partner required must be student


Oct 16, 2019
Job description
RBP hosts the world’s largest and richest graduate student startup competition, the Rice Business Plan Competition, with 42 national and international university ventures competing for over $1 million in in prizes.

Will your startup be the one to represent Rice University?

Join us! Apply in one of 5 sectors, get insight into what investors look for in a venture, dive into the entrepreneurship ecosystem, fine-tune your message to reach over 250 judges and investors, and compete for over $1 million in prizes!

RBP is guaranteed one berth in this competition. Rice University determine that startup through an internal review process in February where Rice startup teams pitch their ventures to a panel of judges to determine who advances to the RBPC! To be eligible, your will:

  • Be at least current student or at least be a graduate-degree seeking student (MBA, PhD, MA, JD, etc)
  • Be ready for student-driven project, student-created and/or student-managed, but can be from multiple universities and across degree programs
  • Can come up with business ideas that fall into one of the following categories: Energy, Cleantech & Sustainability, Life Science & Healthcare Solutions, Hard Tech, Digital Enterprise, or Consumer Products & Services
  • Will not have raised more than $250,000 in equity capital prior to July 1, 2023
  • Be able to come with evidence document that he /she is current. Student will need the endorsement of a faculty or staff advisor at their school
  • Be seeking funding (or will .be in the next 12 months) and be a potentially viable investment opportunity

  • Applications are due Wednesday, January 31, 2024 by 11:59 PM CST.
  • The internal review session (the RBPC Qualifier) to determine which Rice startup will advance to the RBPC is scheduled for Thursday, February 15, 2024, from 5:30 – 8:30 PM in the Jones School
  • The Rice Business Plan Competition takes place April 4-6, 2024 in-person at Rice University!

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