Texas Tech University

Innovation Hub

Red Raider


Ignite your entrepreneurial potential!

Registration for the 2023 Red Raider Startup Weekend opens on July 31st!

Want to be your own boss? Have you ever wanted to be an entrepreneur? Unlock you potential, grow your network, and create new ideas all in 72-hours! 

This exciting weekend is the best way to understand the entrepreneurial mindset! Get hands-on experience forming a team around an idea, validating your idea through customer discovery, developing a presentation, and pitching to a panel of Sharks! The team with the best pitch to the judges (Sharks) will win $1,000!

Bring a friend and come start your entrepreneurial journey. This event is 100% FREE including meals and swag! 

Who can attend?

This program is open to public. Not affiliated with Texas Tech University? Not a problem, everyone is invited!

Don't have a team?

We've got you covered! You can join and recruit members to a team on the first night of Red Raider Startup! Teams come together around ideas shared on night one!

Don't have an idea?

No worries! We'll have a pitch-off and you'll get to hear several ideas before joining a team. Got an idea already? Awesome! Pitch your idea and lead your team to victory!

Are you ready?

Don't miss out on the next Red Raider Startup on Friday, September 22nd to Sunday, September 24th! Check out the 2022 Red Raider Startup Highlight Video and sign-up for our mailing list

2022 Highlight Video

Questions? Contact:

Taysha Williams
Managing Director


Red Raider Startup Photos