New Venture Competition

Past Winners

Baylor Business New Venture Competition

2016 New Venture Competition Winners

Congratulations to the winners of our fifth annual competition: 2016 NVC Winner - TriFusion Devices

  • First place and $50,000: Brandon Sweeney and Blake Teipel, Texas A&M University, TriFusion Devices
  • Second place and $25,000: Wesley Barnett, Molly Frank, Erica Newsome, Justin Prater, University of Pikeville, Rhizofeed
  • Third place and $15,000: Angela Cross and William Cross III, University of West Georgia, Vasocorp
  • Dell Award and $12,500: Brandon Eidson, Jonathan Philip, Alex Wakefield, Auburn University, Parking Grid Technologies


2015 New Venture Competition Winners

Congratulations to the winners of our fourth annual competition: 2015 Winners - Wheel Shields

  • First place and $30,000: Chase Kaczmarek and Victoria Lee, University of Maryland, Wheel Shields
  • Second place and $15,000: Chris Holly, Torri Olanski, Jared Beale, and Nick Brannon, University of Houston, Zeolytic
  • Third place and $7,500: Kedar Pai, Chris Timmons, and Rohita Mal, Oklahoma State University, Plasma Bionics LLC


2014 New Venture Competition Winners

Congratulations to the winners of our third annual competition: new_venture_web_res-466

  • First place and $25,000: Susan Tran, Bobby Jacobs, Casey McNeil, and Cassandra Hoang, University of Houston, REEcycle
  • Second place and $10,000: John Lewandowski and Mark Lewandowski, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Disease Diagnostic Group
  • Third place and $5,000: Matt Hinson, Alejandro Jacobo, Adrian Avendano, and Trevor Marimira, University of Texas at Dallas, Rollout


2013 New Venture Competition Winners

Congratulations to the winners of our second annual competition: Past Winners - 2013 Winners

  • First place and $25,000: Austin Barnes and Charlie Gasmire, Baylor University, Vendevor
  • Second place and $10,000: Alexander Stimpson and Dmitry Kozachenok, Harvard and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cryoocyte, Inc.
  • Third place and $5,000: Molly Johnson and Brooke Bettis, Texas Christian University, Sneeze4


2012 New Venture Competition Winners

Congratulations to the winners of our inaugural competition: Past Winners - 2012 Winners

  • First place and $15,000: Shelby Burford and Cole Chapman, Baylor University, ACTS Peanut Butter
  • Second place and $5,000: James Gorman and Brian Lovin, Baylor University, LaunchBox
  • Third place and $2,500: Jake Russell and Luke Russell, Baylor University, Bear Threads
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