Texas Tech University

Entrepreneur Programs

Red Raider Idea Competition

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Submission deadline November 10th

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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October 25th-27th, 2019

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

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Hub Camp

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Offered 2x Per Month

Once you have an idea and you are ready to understand how your idea can make money, hub camp is the next step. A clear road map is necessary if you are going to launch your startup. This one-day basic boot camp designed for the entrepreneur to understand how to begin creating a business plan. A business plan templates are provided.