Texas Tech University

Entrepreneur Programs

Red Raider Idea Competition

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Applications open October 2018

The next BIG IDEA meets American Idol. Entrepreneurs from the community, students and faculty may participate in the program. The next BIG IDEA can come from anywhere, create a 60 second video and load it onto the Idea Competition website to be queued for a vote on a 1-5 scale. Entrepreneurs will want all their friends to vote for their ideas, to win a cash prize of $2000 for the best idea.

 Red Raider Startup

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 Next Red Raider Startup Fall 2018 

Red Raider Startup is a fun weekend where you and your friends or potential business partners progress through a set of learning modules in a can-do environment that includes ideation, team formation, customer discovery, rapid prototyping and pitch workshops. This program is the best way to get started for first-time entrepreneurs. This program is offered four times per year.

For more information please contact Taysha Williams at taysha.williams@ttu.edu or 806.834.2134

Hub Camp

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Next Hub Camp Fall 2018

Once you have an idea and you are ready to understand how your idea can make money, Hub Camp is the next step. This basic boot camp is meant to provide an outline of the work needed to be done to create a fundable business plan. The camp is a stepping stone to the iLaunch competition and the possibility of winning $10,000 in funding. This program is offered throughout the year.