Programs & Competitions
MSU $50K Venture Competition
Upcoming: Wednesday, April 27, 2022
This unique event will feature $50,000 in prize money as well as access to established area entrepreneurs, investors, and numerous network resources.
For full event details, visit: https://www.montana.edu/business/venture-competition/
Questions? Contact the LaunchPad: [email protected] or 406-994-4383.
The Jabs E Series
Upcoming: Spring 2022
The Jabs E Series invites senior executives from business firms and organizations across the country as well as entrepreneurs to spend time on campus interacting with students and faculty. This program offers MSU students the opportunity to connect with executives and entrepreneurs, in efforts to inspire students to pursue careers as innovative, responsible, and ethical business leaders.
For full program and details, visit: https://www.montana.edu/business/eseries/
Big Idea Challenge
Recent: October 29, 2020
Students submitted their "Big Ideas" and the finalists delivered three-minute pitches for their ideas to the judges. Between $4,000-$6,000 in prize money is given out each year.
For full event details, visit: https://www.montana.edu/launchpad/programs/big-idea-challenge.html
John Ruffato Business Startup Challenge
Follow the link for more information: John Ruffato Business Competition