COVID-19 Updates from WSU


In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Wichita State University will conduct all classes online or remotely for the summer. For details, go to

The 2020 Shocker New Venture Competition has been CANCELED. We look forward to coming back even bigger and better. Stay safe out there.


Competition Essentials

Trade show

If you plan on submitting an application, be sure and read these important competition rules! 

SNVC trade show display

Don't miss out on any part of the competition - mark down all of these important dates. 

Judge observing

Get to know the competition structure by learning about the different rounds. 



students and judges holding winning check

2019 SNVC Winners

Congratulations to the first place winners of the Shocker New Venture Competition, Boosted Ideas Lab! The winning team members are pictured to the right (first row, holding the check from left to right: Andrew Haden, Isaac Wilson; second row: Jason DeGarmo).  

2019 winners:

  • 1st place: Boosted Ideas Lab wins $8,500 and a $1,500 membership to GoCreate
  • 2nd place: Tech Head receives $4,000
  • 3rd place: PARROT receives $2,000
  • 4th place: DUO Health receives $1,000
  • People's Choice Award: Bionic6 receives $500
  • Healthcare Innovation Award: PARROT receives $2,500

Thank you to our sponsors

                                      Gold Sponsors:    IMA financial group Intrust Bank                                  

               Silver Sponsors: Network Kansas   Riverside Health         

            Bronze Sponsor:   Jeff and Kelley DeGraffenreid  Go create logo and link button          

                          Other Sponsor:   RCD bank logo                                                       

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