Shocker New Venture Competition

KEY DATES


Application to Compete

Monday, March 25: Application and 3-Minute Video due by NOON
Tuesday, April 2: Announcement of the 32 teams advancing that will submit Ten-Page Business Plans


Round 1 - Ten-Page Business Plan

Wednesday, April 3: Business Plan Software Training 11:45 AM - 12:15 PM
Monday, April 8: Ten-Page Business Plan due by NOON
Tuesday, April 9: Ten-Page Business Plan ready at 5:00 PM for judging on website
Tuesday, April 16: Ten-Page Business Plan scoring & feedback completed by noon
Wednesday, April 17: Announcement of the 16 teams advancing to the Trade Show


Round 2 - Trade Show

Sunday, April 21: One-Page Abstract & business description due by 5 PM

Business description must be no more than 30 words.
Both the abstract and business description should be emailed to snvc@Wichita.edu

Friday, April 26:
Trade Show Judging, Koch Arena, 21st & Hillside, 2 - 6 PM
Trade Show set-up: 10 AM - 1 PM., the Concourse
People's Choice Award judging: 2 - 3 PM
Business Community Judging: 3 - 6 PM

We encourage teams and judges bring business cards to share.


Round 3 - Final Pitch Presentations

Friday, May 3:

  • Finals
    Devlin Hall, WSU, 21st & Yale, 1 PM - 5:30 PM
  • Awards Ceremony & Reception
    4 - 5:30 PM, KFBF Innovation Hub, Devlin Hall, 215
    Winners announced at 5 PM

Final presentations and the Awards Ceremony are open to all teams who participated in the competition, faculty advisors, judges and the public.