Regnier Venture Creation Challenge

Ages:Undergraduate, Graduate

Types:Submission, Presentation

Categories:Business, Entrepreneurship

Scope:Regional

This competition has not yet posted any deadlines.

https://bloch.umkc.edu/entrepreneurship/events-and-competitions/regnier-venture-creation-challenge/

The Regnier Venture Creation Challenge is an annual startup pitch competition hosted by the Regnier Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation. The RVCC seeks to find and support the most promising and impactful new entrepreneurial student ideas from the four-state region (Missouri, Kansas, Iowa and Nebraska). Since the competition’s inception, more than $500,000 have been awarded, funded by generous support from Bob Regnier and the Regnier family, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City, and David Block and the Block family.

Since 2018, a healthcare innovation track has been offered through generosity of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City.

Participants will submit a business plan slide deck. After review, top teams will compete in a pitch competition where students will present the slide decks they submitted. There will be multiple pitch rounds in the live pitching.

Participants are evaluated by judges on the following:
  • Proposed Solution
  • Competitive Analysis
  • Value Proposition
  • Market Opportunity
  • Market Approach and Strategy
  • Financials
  • Use of Funds
  • Traction
  • Team Credentials
  • Potential Impact and Feasibility
Regnier Venture Creation Challenge Award

Individual Award.

Awards range from $2,000 to $15,000 for winners. An Outstanding High School Entrepreneur is awarded.

Website: https://bloch.umkc.edu/entrepreneurship/events-and-competitions/regnier-venture-creation-challenge/

Managing Organization: University of Missouri

Contact:

entrepreneurship@umkc.edu

Entry Fee: $0

Eligibility:
Startup businesses in which at least one team member is an undergraduate or graduate student at a college or university in Missouri, Iowa, Nebraska and Kansas.

This competition has not yet posted any deadlines.

Overview

The Regnier Venture Creation Challenge is an annual startup pitch competition hosted by the Regnier Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation. The RVCC seeks to find and support the most promising and impactful new entrepreneurial student ideas from the four-state region (Missouri, Kansas, Iowa and Nebraska). Since the competition’s inception, more than $500,000 have been awarded, funded by generous support from Bob Regnier and the Regnier family, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City, and David Block and the Block family.

Since 2018, a healthcare innovation track has been offered through generosity of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City.

Process

Participants will submit a business plan slide deck. After review, top teams will compete in a pitch competition where students will present the slide decks they submitted. There will be multiple pitch rounds in the live pitching.

Criteria

Participants are evaluated by judges on the following:
  • Proposed Solution
  • Competitive Analysis
  • Value Proposition
  • Market Opportunity
  • Market Approach and Strategy
  • Financials
  • Use of Funds
  • Traction
  • Team Credentials
  • Potential Impact and Feasibility

Awards

Regnier Venture Creation Challenge Award

Individual Award.

Awards range from $2,000 to $15,000 for winners. An Outstanding High School Entrepreneur is awarded.

Participate

Website: https://bloch.umkc.edu/entrepreneurship/events-and-competitions/regnier-venture-creation-challenge/

Managing Organization: University of Missouri

Contact:

entrepreneurship@umkc.edu

Entry Fee: 0

Eligibility:
Startup businesses in which at least one team member is an undergraduate or graduate student at a college or university in Missouri, Iowa, Nebraska and Kansas.

Deadlines

This competition has not yet posted any deadlines.