Neeley Entrepreneurship Center | Values and Ventures® Business Plan Competition

  The Neeley Entrepreneurship Center is proud to host this prestigious annual competition for undergraduate students around the world to pitch plans for for-profit enterprises that impact society in meaningful ways.

Congratulations to the 2017 Winners

First Place
$25,000 cash $100,000 in kind

University of Iowa
Second Place
$15,000 cash $15,000 in kind

Johns Hopkins University
Third Place
$10,000 cash $10,000 in kind

Grand Valley State University
2017 1st Iowa 2017 2nd Johns Hopkins 2017 3rd Grand Valley
Honorable Mention $2,500
Founders Award $5,000
University of Chicago
Honorable Mention
University of California-Irvine
Honorable Mention
University of Virginia
2017 hm UChicago 2017 hm UCIrvine 2017 hm Virginia
Honorable Mention
University of Texas at Arlington
Honorable Mention
University of Michigan
Honorable Mention
University of Pikeville
2017 hm UTA 2017 hm Michigan 2017 hm Pikeville
Ripple Effect Award
Southern Methodist University
      Marjorie and James Sly Entrepreneurship Award
Tarleton State University
2017 Ripple SMU  

2017 Sly Tarleton

Elevator Pitch First Place
University of Florida
  Elevator Pitch Second Place
University of Western Ontario
2017 ep 1st   2017 ep 2nd
Elevator Pitch Third Place (Tie) $250
Washington University in St. Louis
and University of Alabama
  Elevator Pitch Honorable Mention $100
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater and
Kennesaw State University
2017 ep 3rd   2017 ep hm