New Venture Competition

Baylor New Venture Competition

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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 (tentatively) February 24-25, 2017.

Please note that registration is closed for this event.



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



2016 Competition Winners Announced!

Congratulations to the 2016 winners, TriFusion Devices, who took home the $50,000 Grand Prize!

2016 NVC Winner - TriFusion Devices

Brandon Sweeney and Blake Teipel, TriFusion Devices, Texas A&M University

Congratulations to our other winning teams!

  • Second Place: Rhizofeed, LLC, University of Pikeville

  • Third Place: VasoCorp, University of West Georgia

  • Dell Award: Parking Grid Technologies, Auburn University

  • Able Award: VasoCorp, University of West Georgia

  • Honorable Mention:

    • Actio Systems, LLC - University of Arkansas
    • Bringitt / Peer-to-Peer Shipping - Michigan State University
    • D&P Bioinnovations - Tulane University
    • Empower - University of Iowa
    • Higea Technologies - Cal Poly
    • PetSnap - University of California Los Angeles
    • Vibronix - Purdue University
    • Waterless Buddy's LLC - University of North Carolina

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2016 Finalists Announced!

We are happy to announce the 12 finalists for the 2016 Baylor New Venture Competition. They are:

  • Actio Systems, LLC - University of Arkansas
  • Bringitt / Peer-to-Peer Shipping - Michigan State University
  • B&P Bioinnovations - Tulane University
  • Empower - University of Iowa
  • Higea Technologies - Cal Poly
  • Parking Grid Technologies - Auburn University
  • PetSnap - University of California Los Angeles
  • Rhizofeed, LLC - University of Pikeville
  • TriFusion Devices - Texas A&M University
  • VasoCorp - University of West Georgia
  • Vibronix - Purdue University
  • Waterless Buddy's LLC - University of North Carolina

We look forward to hosting teams at Baylor University on February 26-27, 2016 to compete for over $138,000 in cash and prizes!



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

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