JONES GRADUATE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS
Business Plan Competition
Supporters of the Mercury Fund $1 million dollar prize celebrate with winner, BetaGlide of Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India
10 2013 Energy Venture Forum companies recognized at Rice Alliance Energy Venture Forum.
(L-R) Brad Burke, Rice Alliance; nCARBON, Inc.; Water Lens, LLC; Picasolar; Global Material Exchange (GMEX); Skyonic Corporation; Rebellion Photonics; Turbo Trac USA, Inc.; AdBm Technologies; MAR Systems, Inc.; Inventev
2012 Rice Alliance Most Promising Energy Companies
(L-R) Veros Systems, Inc.; Titan Oil Recovery, Inc.; Orbital Traction, Ltd.; NuMat Technologies, Inc.; Molecule Software, Inc.; Titralyte, LLC; Solid Energy Systems and 360Chestnut, Inc. Not pictured are iLumi Solutions, Inc. and Firefly LED Lighting.
Congratulations to NuMat of Northwestern University, Tabrez Ebrahim, Omar Farha, Chris Wilmar and Ben Hernandez. NuMat won $879,300 in richest business plan competition ever with $1.55 million in prizes.
Winners of the 2012 Rice Business Plan Competition, NuMat Technologies of Northwestern University ring the closing bell at NASDAQ OMX on Friday, Aug. 24. Pictured from left to right: Ashok Rao, TiE global chair; Greg Price, director, consulting solutions, PKF Texas; Ben Hernandez and Dr. Omar Fahra, NuMat Technologies; Brad Burke, managing director, Rice Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship; Tabrez Ebrahim and Chris Wilmer, NuMat Technologies; Cari Broderson, vice president of marketing of the Greater Houston Partnership; Gautam Ghandhi, Google; Alex Robinson, Insperity.
2013 Most Promising Life Science Companies winners: (L-R) Brad Burke, Managing Director of Rice Alliance; Viroxis, Sensulin, 1Molar, Phosplatin, CorInnova, Leonardo and Applied Regenerative (2). Not pictured are: PancreatRX, Aperion Biologics and Otometrix.
2014 RBPC winner, Advanced Medical Adhesive from RWTH Aachen University, Germany, takes home $507,000.
Title sponsor Insperity cheers on winning team SiNode
Rice President David Leebron and Jones School Dean Glick cheer on Rice team, A-76 Technologies at Rice Business Plan Competition. The team took second, winning nearly $550,000.
Rice Alliance IT & Web Venture Forum recognizes 10 Venture Forum companies.
(L-R) Brad Burke, Rice Alliance; Virtuix; Global Material Exchange (GMEX); SmartVault; CheckedTwice; Theatro; Camperoo; Cinegif; Epic One; Embrace; GroupRaise.com
Brad Burke, Rice Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship (far left), Kemal Anbarci, Chevron Technology Ventures (back row, far right) and Karen Love, PKF Texas (far right), congratulate the 10 Most Promising Energy and Clean Technology Companies: EverBLUE Water Technologies; Biota Technologies;, GMC Inc.; OptiEnz Sensors; PAX Pure; GeoTek Energy, LLC; Dynamic Tubular Systems; Sustainable Power Systems; Down Hole, Inc.; AnCatt.
10 companies were recognized as top Life Science companies by the Rice Alliance at the 2014 Texas Life Science Forum:
(L-R) Leto Solutions, Inc., Shape Memory Therapeutics, Corinnova, Cerebrotech Medical Systems, Recursion Pharmaceuticals (2 representatives), Adient Medical, Xeris Pharmaceuticals and Brad Burke managing director of the Rice Alliance. Not pictures are: Procyrion, Inc., Aperion Biologics and ENTvantage Dx.
Rice Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship named No. 1 university business incubator in the world
2014 RBPC Awards Nearly $3 Million in Prizes – Richest Ever
2014 Rice Business Plan Competition awards nearly $3 million, crowns world champion
Rice Alliance Receives $100,000 Wells Fargo Clean Technology and Innovation Grant to Support 2014 Rice Business Plan Competition
Innovations in Virtual Reality and Aggregate Websites Garner Top Awards at Rice Alliance 11th Annual I.T. and Web Venture Forum
NASDAQ Bell Ringing
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
6:00 PM to 6:15 PM
Times Square, NY
Save the Date!
Undergrad Elevator Pitch Competition
Thursday, November 06, 2014
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
McNair Hall, Rice University
Save the Date!
12th Annual IT and Web Venture Forum
Thursday, December 11, 2014
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
McNair Hall, Rice University
, 2011, named
Start-ups to Watch in 2012 | Inc.com
sold to Adobe for $110 million
Are You a Human
New Ways to Captcha Bots
Announces Multiple Volume Launch Agreements for Next-Generation Magnetic Stripe Payment Cards
SmartSponge System Named 2011 International Design Excellence Awards Finalist
, 2008, Tech Titan award-2010, Frost & Sullivan Early Stage Investment of the Year Award-2011
, 2010, winner of NASA Game Changer Award
Veron Medical Tech
Launches New SPiN Drive Application for Bi-Planar Virtual Fluoroscopy View
fits entire trucking fleet of 300 with TrailerTails
, 2010, customer orders in excess of $2.2 million
Graduates from GreenStart, San Francisco’s Cleantech Accelerator
, 2003, Series B financing round generated $6.9 million
3 startups that showcase the future of chips
, 2010, finalists for the Prism Awards for Photonics Innovation.
, 2003, sells Helix, concrete additive, worldwide in 30 countries
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