Apply for the chance to win a place at the Rice University Business Plan Competition

Calling all graduates with a current enterprise

Applications are being accepted for the chance to win a place at the Rice University Business Plan Competition, the largest and richest business plan competition for current students. Last year TiE UK sent 2 of the UK student teams competing at Rice University Business Plan Competition, a total of 3 teams from the UK took part.

Taking part in this competition with TiE UK is a great way to access the opportunity to:

  • Receive up to $1.5m in prize funds
  • Pitch their business idea in front of leading academics and investors
  • To widen their professional network outside of the UK
  • To receive feedback on their business plan and pitch from leading entrepreneurs
  • To receive complimentary mentoring and support

In order to apply your team should check that you meet the criteria.

Following this you can register and submit an executive summary here, making sure they adhere to the guidelines detailed on our website.

The deadline for submitting an executive summary is 1 November

If you have any questions, or if your team requires a short extension to the deadline, please contact Helen Sorrell, Chapter Manager for TiE UK Limited, at