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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. 

We are currently no longer accepting applications for #RBPC21. 

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: 

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