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Swiftsku founders from RBPC

Jumpstart Your Growth

2021 Grand Prize winner, SwiftSku, has already raised $3.2 Million—including the $432,667 in cash and other prize awarded in the competition. 

With the money, they’ll be able to hire additional engineering talent and grow their sales team, they say. The startup’s goal now is to expand their client list, from just over 200 convenience stores now to 5,000 by May 2022. “We’re pushing it,” Mazur says. “It’s all about carrying the momentum we have and keeping that growth on track.”


Still not convinced?

2020 Grand Prize Winner Robert Hatcher, founder of Aurign, took home $465,000 in investment prizes and he said, "The networking and connections you can get from the RBPC can literally change your startup's life." Hear more about the competition and why last year's winner thinks you should apply: 

Compete in the world's largest and richest student startup competition

With access to mentors, real-world experience and investment opportunities, the Rice Business Plan Competition will help you stay on target and realize your potential. Join a network of 700+ RBPC alumni who have collectively raised $2.675+ billion in funding. 

Applications for #RBPC24 will open in December 2023!