Rice Business Plan Competition

**This is a paid event: Register here!**

 

Rice Business Plan Competition

 

The Rice Business Plan Competition is the world’s richest and largest graduate-level student startup competition. It is hosted and organized by the Rice Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship.

More information about the competition.

General Registration Prices:

1 Day Pass: $99
3 Day Pass: $199
Rice Alliance members, underwriters, or sponsors:  Free
Full-time Rice faculty, staff, or student: Free / Non-Rice Student: $99 

Registration Deadline is 5:00 PM, CDT, Monday April 11, 2016.

 

 

Thursday, April 14, 2016

     

5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

 

Kick-off Reception and Company
Showcase

6:30 pm - 7:45 pm

 

Elevator Pitch Competition

7:45 pm - 9:00 pm 

 

Texas Barbecue Dinner

 

Friday, April 15, 2016

7:30 am – 8:30 am

 

Breakfast 

8:30 am – 9:00 am

 

Welcome and Review Judge
Instructions (judges required,
teams optional)

9:00 am – Noon

 

First Round Competition

Noon - 1:00 pm

 

Lunch

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

 

First Round continued

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm

 

Networking Break

3:00 pm – 4:30 pm 

 

Closed Session:
Judges & Teams only

4:45 pm – 6:00 pm

 

Greater Houston Partnership
Reception and Announcement of
Semi-Finalists

 

 

 

 

Saturday, April 16, 2016

7:00 am – 8:00 am

 

Breakfast 

8:00 am – 11:00 am

 

Semi-Final and Challenge
Rounds
                                                 

10:30 am - 4:00 pm

 

Teen Judging Program - By
Invitation only

11:00 am – Noon

 

Lunch and Announcement of
Finalist Teams

Noon – 4:00 pm

 

Final Round Competition

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

 

Cocktail Reception and Company

Showcase 

7:00 pm - 9:45 pm

 

Awards Banquet - tickets available
for purchase:
ricealliance.wildapricot.org/event-2205809

 

 

 **This is a paid event: Register here!**

When

Thu, Apr. 14 - Sat, Apr. 16, 2016
5:30 p.m. - 9:45 p.m. US/Central

Where

Rice University, McNair Hall
1900 Rice Blvd
Houston, Texas 77005

Jones Graduate School, McNair Hall, Rice University