2010 Rice University B-Plan Competition Announces $1 Million in Prizes
“The Rice Business Plan Competition™ (RBPC) will be awarding more than $1 million in prizes to aid new start-up businesses at the 10th annual competition. The $1 million in prizes is a new record for the competition, which was already the world’s largest and richest.
The 42 teams selected from nearly 420 entries, a 20% increase from 2009, for the 2010 competition come from some of the best universities around the world. Teams were chosen based on their executive summaries to compete in six categories: life sciences, information technology, energy, green tech, social and other technologies, in the April 15-17 event. The teams will present 15-minute business plans with the top six competitors vying for the grand prize valued up to $385,000.” [nanowerk; read more]