The Art of Entrepreneurship
More than 20 organizations were prepared to write checks to entrepreneurs competing in the Rice Business Plan Competition and awarded a record $2.9 million in prizes to 42 teams.
To win the Rice Business Plan Competition was a catalyst—the community, the connections, the relations all of which came from the Rice University Business Plan Competition was absolutely critical for that growth.
Caleb Carr, 2019 Grand Prize Winner
President, Vita Inclinata
Congratulations to the 2019 Winners
Read About 2019 Prizes
2019 Final Videos
Watch each of the 2019 Finalist Videos
For 21 years the Rice Business Plan Competition has provided student startups with mentorship, guidance and capital to help support them on their entrepreneurial journey! In 2020, the competition went virtual for the first time. Check out a few of our previous competitions' content, including elevator pitch videos, final pitches, photos and LivePlans.