The 2022 Rice Business Plan Competition

by | Mar 30, 2022 | Community Circle

The annual Rice Business Plan Competition hosted by Rice Alliance returns to the Jones Graduate School of Business April 7 – 9, 2022. For another year, the PKF Texas team are proud to be the official accountants working with the companies entered in the competition.

The Rice Business Plan Competition is one of the world’s largest and richest student startup competitions, with 42 teams invited to compete and, in total, more than $1 million in investment and cash prices are expected to be awarded to the teams. The finals will be live-streamed on Saturday, April 9, 2022.

Hosted and organized by the Rice Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship, which is Rice University’s internationally recognized initiative devoted to the support of entrepreneurship, and Rice Business, the Rice Business Plan Competition offers an educational program mirroring real-world experience through this multi-day event for student startups from across the world.

Student founders pitch to investors, receive feedback and advance their startup. There is also significant time designated for interaction with our judges and prize sponsors—providing valuable access and experience with both early-stage and later-stage investors.

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