Neeley Entrepreneurship Center | Values and Ventures® Business Plan Competition

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TCU Richards Barrentine Values and Ventures® Competition

A unique annual competition for undergraduate students around the world to pitch plans for businesses, products or services that make a profit while also benefiting the environment, the community or a specific population. Presented by the Neeley Entrepreneurship Center.

Important Dates

October 1, 2016 Intent to Compete Opens
March 3, 2017 Deadline for Application
March 7, 2017 Schools Selected/Notified
April 7, 2017 Deadline for Business Plans
April 21-22, 2017 Competition at TCU



Values and Ventures Grand Prize Cash  $25,000
  In kind $100,000
Values and Ventures Second Place Cash $15,000
  In kind $15,000
Values and Ventures Third Place Cash $10,000
  In kind $10,000
Values and Ventures Honorable Mentions (6) Cash $2,500
Founders Award Cash $5,000
Sly Prize for Innovation and Entrepreneurship Cash $2,500
Warren Douglas Vision and Innovation Award In kind $25,000
Elevator Pitch Grand Prize Cash $1,000
Elevator Pitch Second Place Cash $500
Elevator Pitch Third Place Cash $250
Elevator Pitch Honorable Mentions (3) Cash $100


Past Winners

2016 Winners


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