2019 Veterans Business Battle
Veterans Business Battle links aspiring entrepreneurs with investors; Finalists invited to pitch businesses for chance at investment and prize money.
The largest business competition for military veterans is looking for new entrepreneurs.
Applications are now being accepted for the 2019 Veterans Business Battle. The event gives military veterans an opportunity to pitch their business plans to a panel of investors for a chance at investments, business partnerships, and prize money. In the last three years, more than $3 million of investment offers have been extended to finalists.
To apply, applicants must submit a business plan on the competition website, https://business.rice.edu/veterans-business-battle by Feb. 1, 2019. Businesses must be majority owned by an honorably discharged military veteran living in the United States. Early-stage businesses and existing companies needing growth capital are both encouraged to apply.
Finalists will be invited to make their business pitch April 12-13 at Rice University. All types of businesses are encouraged. Previous winners have included retail products, a commercial drone business, technology firms and more.
Those interested in competing should visit: https://business.rice.edu/veterans-business-battle or call 281-594-7550.