Join the day of innovation, inspiration at Shocker New Venture Competition

Are you ready to witness students in action as they work to build a business? Watch the Shocker New Venture Competition from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday, April 26 in Charles Koch Arena. With exciting events lined up throughout the day, there’s a lot to enjoy:

  • 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m.: Trade show
    Explore a diverse range of startup ideas, engage with the teams behind them and discover the next big thing in business innovation.
  • 1-2 p.m.: Lunch and keynote
    Enjoy a delicious meal while gaining insights from our keynote speaker, Chase Curtiss. As an innovative product designer, entrepreneur and start-up executive, Chase brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the table.
  • 2-4:30 p.m.: Finals
    Be front and center for the climax of the competition as teams compete in the finals. Watch as they present their business pitches to a panel of judges, treating them as potential investors.