Rice Virtual Business Plan Competition

Robert Shaddox and Frank Amini will be Judges


Winstead PC is proud to once again sponsor and participate in the Rice Business Plan Competition (RBPC), which will take place virtually this year from June 17-19.This year’s event will include 42 student startups from around the world vying for over $1.1 million in cash investment and in-kind prizes. Winstead attorney Frank Amini will be a judge during the elevator pitch competition and Shareholder Robert Shaddox will judge round one of the semi-finals. The firm has supported the Rice Alliance since 2000, and the RBPC since 2001. 

The RBPC will deliver:

  • Over 40 of the county’s best student-led startups
  • Full-length pitches to high-caliber judges
  • Judge Q&A with startups 
  • Elevator Pitch Competition
  • Mentoring, feedback and support
  • Scoring on our custom judging platform

The event is free and open to the public. Registration is limited. Join the webinar shortly before 9:30 CDT on June 19 to ensure your spot. CLICK HERE for more information on the event.

Register Here for the Elevator Pitch Competition.

Register Here for the Live Finals.


Kickoff + Judging 
Startup Pitches 
Sponsor Thank You 
Startup Pitches
2019 RBPC Winner Update 
Prize Awards 

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