Connecting students and community with ideas to industry and resources for 16 years

This three-round business competition is open to students, recent alumni, and community members. Seasoned business owners, successful entrepreneurs, subject matter experts and faculty members serve as judges throughout the competition process and our sponsors keep this event going! 

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Shocker New Venture Competition 2023

snvc trade show



Competiton Rounds. Video Application Due 3/30, Tradeshow 4/21, and Final Pitches 4/28





Erin Cummings Authour & Entrepreneur            IMA financial group    

Intrust Bank       Moral Holdings Inc



Net Work Kansas Logo       UBS Logo



Martin Pringle Attorneys at Law logo

Euridite Adaptations holding the giant 1st place check for $10,000

Congratulations to the teams who placed in the 2022 Finals! 

First Place:   $10,000
Erudite Adaptations-- Their new venture is an adjustable cranial band that is used to treat infant cranial deformities. Their device will be sold to treatment centers all across America.

Second Place:   $4,000
Artificial Motion-- Novel system for a prosthetic socket that actively compensates for heat buildup and volume fluctuation within the residual limb.

Third Place:   $2,000
Agri-Tour 360-- Building the bridge between consumers and producers.

Fourth Place:   $1,000
-- 3D Printed Casts with healing Technology

People's Choice:   $500
Artificial Motion


Shocker New Venture Competition

Inspiring students to put entrepreneurial principles into practice.