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About Veterans Business Battle

Veterans Business Battle was established in 2015 by The Houston chapter of Entrepreneurs' Organization and Rice University's Veterans in Business Association. The competition aims to foster entrepreneurship among veterans, grow veteran-owned businesses and give back to veterans seeking to make a difference in the business world.

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Houston, Texas,

United States

832-236-9609

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16 semi-finalists selected to complete in 2022 Veterans Business Battle

Apr 13, 2022

News provided by Share this article Share this article HOUSTON, April 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Sixteen veteran-owned startups will compete for prize money and investment dollars at the eighth annual Veterans Business Battle at Rice University. The semi-finalists will present to a panel of investors April 22. Judges will select the top four, who will pitch their ideas again on April 23 for a chance at prizes totaling $30,000 and financing opportunities. Rice Business Battle invites 16 entrepreneurs to pitch their business ideas. Presented in partnership with Schlumberger and Penfed Foundation The event, which is open to the public, includes a day of learning Saturday featuring a keynote by WestPoint alumni and best-selling author Jason VanCamp, CEO of the nonprofit focusing on military entrepreneurship Warrior Rising. Panel discussions with former Veterans Business Battle competitors and experts on business finance will offer practical advice for founders. "We are excited to bring Veterans Business Battle back in person this year and offer an educational experience about entrepreneurship to the public," said event Co-Chair Reid Schrodel. Cash prizes will be awarded, with $15,000 prize for first place, $10,000 for second place and $5,000 for third place.All semi-finalists have the potential to receive investment offers. The event is hosted by the Rice Business Veterans Association, a student organization for military veterans pursuing post-graduate degrees from the Jones School of Business, in partnership with Honor Sponsors PenFed Foundation's Veteran Entrepreneur Investment Program and Schlumberger. The selected semi-finalists are:

Veterans Business Battle Investments

6 Investments

Veterans Business Battle has made 6 investments. Their latest investment was in Funnel Science as part of their Biz Plan Competition on February 2, 2017.

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Veterans Business Battle Investments Activity

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Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

2/28/2017

Biz Plan Competition

Funnel Science

$0.25M

Yes

1

3/1/2016

Biz Plan Competition

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$99M

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10

3/1/2016

Biz Plan Competition

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$99M

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10

3/1/2016

Biz Plan Competition

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$99M

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10

3/1/2016

Biz Plan Competition

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$99M

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10

Date

2/28/2017

3/1/2016

3/1/2016

3/1/2016

3/1/2016

Round

Biz Plan Competition

Biz Plan Competition

Biz Plan Competition

Biz Plan Competition

Biz Plan Competition

Company

Funnel Science

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Amount

$0.25M

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

New?

Yes

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