6100 S Main St, Houston, TX 77005, USA

Compete to join the world's biggest business plan competition, where collegiate entrepreneurs get real-world experience with pitching their startups to investors, integrating with the entrepreneurial ecosystem, enhancing their startup strategy and learning what it takes to launch a successful business. The RBPC is hosted and organized by the Rice Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship and the Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business. Participants will have the opportunity to receive mentoring from investors and experienced entrepreneurs, network with potential venture capitalists and investors, receive individual feedback during three separate sessions and receive up to $1.7 million in prizes. Applications are due on Feb. 9.