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SHOCKER NEW VENTURE COMPETITION

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KEY DATES

 


Application to Compete

Monday, March 5:  Application and 3-Minute Video due by 8 AM
Wednesday, March 14: Announcement of the 32 teams advancing that will submit Ten-Page Business Plan


Round 1 - Ten-Page Business Plan

Monday, April 2: Ten-Page Business Plan due by 8 AM
Monday, April 2:  Ten-Page Business Plan ready for judging on website
Monday, April 9:  Ten-Page Business Plan scoring & feedback completed by noon
Tuesday, April 10: Announcement of the 16 teams advancing to the Trade Show


Round 2 - Trade Show

Sunday, April 15: One-Page Abstract & business description due by 5 PM

  • Business description must be no more than 30 words.
  • Both the abstract and business description should be emailed to snvc@Wichita.edu

Friday, April 20:

  • Trade Show Judging, Koch Arena, 21st & Hillside, 2 - 6 PM
  • Trade Show set-up: 10 AM - 1 PM., the Concourse
  • People's Choice Award judging: 2 - 3 PM
  • Business Community Judging: 3 - 6 PM

We encourage teams and judges bring business cards to share.


Round 3 - Final Pitch Presentations

Friday, April 27:

  • Finals
    • Devlin Hall, WSU, 21st & Yale, 1 PM - 6 PM
  • Awards Ceremony & Reception
    • 4 - 6 PM, KFBF Innovation Hub, Devlin Hall, 215
    • Winners announced at 5 PM

Final presentations and the Awards Ceremony are open to all teams who participated in the competition, faculty advisors, judges and the public.