The spring 2016 Boyd Venture Challenge awarded a total of $35,000 to three UT student startup companies to advance their businesses.
Anderson Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation News
Grow Bioplastics, a startup company founded by UT students, beat fourteen competitors to win the spring 2016 Vol Court Pitch Competition hosted by UT’s Anderson Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation.
The application period is now open for UT’s 2016 Undergraduate Business Plan Competition, an annual event that awards cash prizes to promising student startups. The competition is sponsored by the Anderson Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation in the Haslam College of Business.
The application period is now open for the Boyd Venture Challenge, a seed fund grant that awards up to $20,000 to student-owned startup companies each fall and spring semester.
The Vol Court Pitch Competition encourages students, faculty, staff, and community members to pitch their business ideas for a chance to win $1,500, space in the UT Research Foundation Business Incubator, and free legal and accounting services.
Three UT student startup companies have been awarded a total of $35,000 to develop their businesses in the fall 2015 Boyd Venture Challenge.
TechSmarrt, a team of UT students, beat twelve competitors to win the fall 2015 Vol Court Pitch Competition last week. The student team pitched software they developed for use in industrial and pharmaceutical applications.
The Boyd Venture Challenge, sponsored by the Anderson Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation in the Haslam College of Business, is now accepting applications. The seed fund grant program awards up to $20,000 to student-owned startup companies each fall and spring semester.
UT students, faculty, and staff, along with members of the local community, will once again have the opportunity to pitch their business ideas in the Vol Court Pitch Competition for a chance to win free office space in the UT Research Foundation Business Incubator and help with getting started through legal and accounting services.
It all started in a closet. What was once just an idea for Brandi King, a 2015 Haslam College of Business graduate, is now a reality. Her company, Rentique, officially opens its doors this week. Rentique is a mobile fashion truck that rents high-end dresses and apparel for special occasions. The truck features a changing room, sitting area, and a variety of clothing styles.