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September 29, 2021 | Tom Ballard

Applications now open for “Baylor New Venture Competition”

Baylor University’s John F. Baugh Center for Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise has opened applications for the 11th annual “Baylor New Venture Competition” (BNVC), a two-day business plan and elevator pitch competition for collegiate entrepreneurs from anywhere in the world.

And, for those who yearn for more in-person events, Baylor says that is the plan right now. Applications must be submitted through the “Baylor New Venture Competition” website by November 1 to be considered. The competition will be held March 24-26 at Baylor’s Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation in Waco, TX.

As described in this news release, this is a multi-round competition. Applicants start with a two-page executive summary. The Top 50 then submit a 10-page business plan and the Top 10 finalists compete for more than $250,000 in cash and vital resources to grow their business. Each finalist team is paired with an experienced mentor and given opportunities for pitch coaching.

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