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Baylor University's entrepreneurship program is excited to host the fourth annual Baylor New Venture Competition.

The Baylor New Venture Competition is a two-day, dual round business plan competition and speed pitch competition promoting entrepreneurship and small business development.

The competition, underwritten by an anonymous gift to Baylor University and the Hankamer School of Business, provides students with expert feedback and the opportunity to win prizes to help fund their ventures.

Next year's competition event will take place on February 25-27, 2016.

Be sure to click About The Competition to find out more about competition tracks, format, and other details!

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2015 Competition Winners Announced!

Congratulations to the 2015 winners, Wheel Shields, who took home the $30,000 Grand Prize!

2015 Winners - Wheel Shields

Chase Kaczmarek and Victoria Lee, Wheel Shields, University of Maryland

2015 Finalists Announced!

We are happy to announce the 12 finalists for the 2015 Baylor New Venture Competition. They are:

  • 6S Medical LLC - University of Utah
  • Advyzr - Baruch College
  • Driven Analytics, Inc. - University of Oklahoma
  • FreshSpire - University of Pennyslvania
  • Kordate Solutions, Inc. - University of Arkansas
  • Luminostics, Inc. - University of Houston
  • Plasma Bionics LLC - Oklahoma State University
  • RelishMBA - University of Virginia
  • The Chef Shelf - Texas Christian University
  • Wavve Stream Inc. - University of Houston
  • Wheel Shields - University of Maryland
  • Zeolytic - University of Houston

We enjoyed having all of these outstanding teams at Baylor University on February 27-28, 2015 to compete for over $130,000 in cash and prizes!

If you have any questions concerning the competition, please email us at or via our contact form.

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