Sponsorship Opportunities:

Providing students opportunities to exercise the skills they need to take their ideas to the marketplace and beyond.

Your sponsorship can make a real difference in the lives of students participating in Center for Entrepreneurship Competitions. This competition series is a launching pad for entrepreneurial dreams, where students learn and grow while transforming their ideas into real-world businesses. By sponsoring this initiative, you're encouraging innovation, creativity, and the development of essential skills that will drive the business world forward. Join us in supporting the next generation of entrepreneurs and shaping a future filled with groundbreaking ideas and startups.


Shocker New Venture Competition

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This three-round competition features business model videos, trade shows, and finals. It offers a unique opportunity for participants to refine their ideas and pitch them to judges who are experts in the field. Your sponsorship fuels this dynamic platform, allowing participants to gain valuable experience, connections, and guidance from seasoned business owners and experts.

Sponsor today!

Sponsorship Levels & Benefits

Premier Sponsor
*Limited to 1 sponsor

Gold Sponsor
Silver Sponsor
Bronze Sponsor

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Keynote speech opportunity during the Finals award presentations


Business Model/Trade Show Judges from your company

Media – press releases, articles and publications promoting the event


Campus Banners – logo placement displayed on WSU campus


Print Recognition – save the dates, invitations and posters


E-blasts – company recognition on all electronic communications


Brand Streaming –company logo displayed during Trade Show

Corporate Listing – company link on event website

2024 Sponsors:


Commerce Bank
Moral Holdings

NetWork Kansas

Sponsor the competition today!


Here to assist in your entrepreneurial journey.

If you cannot find a date and time provided when scheduling a Pitch Practice or Startup Consultation, reach out directly to Nancy Kersenbrock, and we will find a time that works for you.