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nCourage awards Courageous Women Entrepreneur Award $25,000 Investment Prize to RelishMBA, University of Virginia

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nCourage awards Courageous Women Entrepreneur Award $25,000 Investment Prize to RelishMBA, University of Virginia

RelishMBA connects business school students and corporate recruiters through an online platform customized for the MBA hiring process. The Rice University Business Plan Competition is the world’s richest and largest graduate-level business plan competition. It is hosted and organized by the Rice Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship, which is Rice University’s flagship initiative devoted to the support of entrepreneurship, and the Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business. This is the 15th year for the competition. In that time, it...

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nCourage awards Courageous Women Entrepreneur Award $35,000 Investment Prize to Inscope Medical Solutions, University of Louisville

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nCourage awards Courageous Women Entrepreneur Award $35,000 Investment Prize to Inscope Medical Solutions, University of Louisville

Inscope Medical Solutions: Leveraging 35 years of combined experience in the health care industry, Inscope Medical developed an innovative laryngoscope that integrates several devices into one to improve patient outcomes for airway intubation. The Rice University Business Plan Competition is the world’s richest and largest graduate-level business plan competition. It is hosted and organized by the Rice Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship, which is Rice University’s flagship initiative devoted to the support of entrepreneurship, and...

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nCourage awards Courageous Women Entrepreneur Award $25,000 Investment Prize to Aerox, Thammasat University

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nCourage awards Courageous Women Entrepreneur Award $25,000 Investment Prize to Aerox, Thammasat University

Aerox manufactures A-Shield Silica Aerogel, a NASA-grade insulation at only 10 percent of the cost. According to Aerox, their product unlocks an opportunity in building material worth $37 billion. The Rice University Business Plan Competition is the world’s richest and largest graduate-level business plan competition. It is hosted and organized by the Rice Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship, which is Rice University’s flagship initiative devoted to the support of entrepreneurship, and the Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business....

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Day 2 at the Rice University Business Plan Competition

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Day 2 at the Rice University Business Plan Competition

Proud to judge The Rice University Business Plan Competition and award the nCourage Courageous Women Entrepreneur Award!  http://alliance.rice.edu/rbpc.aspx $1.5+ million in prizes, 275+ judges, 42 global...

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The 2015 Rice University Business Plan Competition

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The Rice University Business Plan Competition is the world’s richest and largest graduate-level business plan competition. It is hosted and organized by the Rice Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship, which is Rice University’s flagship initiative devoted to the support of entrepreneurship, and the Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business. This is the 15th year for the competition. In that time, it has grown from nine teams competing for $10,000 in prize money in 2001, to 42 teams from around the world competing for more than $1.5...

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Day 1 at the Rice Business Plan Competition with nCourage

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Day 1 Judging at The Rice Business Plan Competition - good luck to all teams! ‪ The nCourage Entrepreneurs Investment Group is proud to be a part of The Rice Business Plan Competition, judging and awarding the Women Entrepreneur Award for a fifth year. Pictured above (left to right): Susan Pennebaker, Cindy Boyd, Winnie Hart, Susan Hrib, Lamar Mathews, and Dr. Heajin...

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nCourage Welcomes Two New Members In 2014

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This year the nCourage team is proud to announce the additions of Susan Pennebaker and Dr. Heajin Kamalani to the investment group. After practicing law for twelve years, Susan joined Pennebaker to focus on internal communications and marketing. She has been the lead marketing and strategy consultant for clients such as KPMG Peat Marwick’s national consulting practice based in Washington, D.C., Compaq Computer’s internal quality program communications, Air Liquide America’s employee communications initiatives and United Way...

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nCourage Proud to Judge The Rice Business Plan Competition for Fifth Year

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The nCourage Entrepreneurs Investment Group will be judging entries in the 14th Annual Rice University Business Plan Competition this week for the fifth consecutive year. In addition our investment group will be awarding a $25,000 investment prize for Courageous Women Entrepreneurs. To be eligible for the $25,000 Women’s Entrepreneur cash prize, graduate-level business plan teams must have, in addition to the standard qualifications: a woman as CEO or in a top leadership role, OR at least 25% woman-ownership and all teams must have at least...

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The 2014 Rice University Business Plan Competition

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The Rice University Business Plan Competition is the world’s richest and largest graduate-level business plan competition. It is hosted and organized by the Rice Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship, which is Rice University’s flagship initiative devoted to the support of entrepreneurship, and the Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business. This is the 14th year for the competition. In that time, it has grown from nine teams competing for $10,000 in prize money in 2001, to 42 teams from around the world competing for more than...

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nCourage awards Courageous Women Entrepreneur Award $20,000 Investment Prize to AQDOT, University of Cambridge, England

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nCourage awards Courageous Women Entrepreneur Award $20,000 Investment Prize to AQDOT, University of Cambridge, England

AQDOT: Based on the cutting-edge research from the University of Cambridge, AQDOT has developed a low-cost process for microencapsulation, a multi-billion-per-annum industry with established applications in household and personal care, food and agrochemical markets.  AQDOT can produce inexpensive capsules while preserving the activity of bio-macromolecules, which can be triggered to release on-demand. “For student entrepreneurs, this is the World Series and the Super Bowl” combined. – Fortune / CNN Money The Rice Business...

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