Other Competitions

Business plan competitions provide entrepreneurs with resources, feedback, networking and capital needed to build successful businesses. In addition to Anderson Center competitions, student entrepreneurs often choose to participate in competitions at the regional and national levels. These are a few examples of competitions students have gone on to engage in after competing in the Anderson Center’s programs.


Innov865 Startup Day
What’s the Big Idea? 48-Hour Launch

State & Regional

SEC Business Plan Competition
Launch Tennessee 36|86 Student Edition Pitch Competition


Rice Business Plan Competition 
Baylor New Venture Competition   
U.S. Department of Energy National Cleantech University Prize 
Think Beyond Plastic 
MegaWatt Ventures
Student Startup Madness