Rice Business offers an unparalleled combination of core skills training and individualized support from best-in-class faculty.
The program empowers aspiring leaders to pursue innovation, draw inspiration from diverse experiences, and nourish bold ideas that challenge business conventions.
Classes at Rice Business prepare students for a variety of entreprenuerial opportunities. Whether you seek to establish a new startup, develop an entrepreneurial mindset for success within a large corporation, or launch a social venture, the program is designed to support you.
Entrepreneurship Labs (E-Labs) are designed to provide 2nd year MBA students the opportunity to work in real world settings, complemented by classroom learning. In the E-Labs, students can jump start their own venture, acquire a business, and work and network within the Houston entrepreneurial and investment community.
From the internship program to the incubator, Rice Business supports aspiring and experienced entrepreneurs with resources spanning ideation, team formation, funding, and launch.
The Lab hosts events such as the Lilie Lectures, workshops, courses, competitions, and serves as a bridge between Rice and the broader entrepreneurial community in Houston and beyond.
Rice Business faculty and staff are dedicated to supporting Rice’s entrepreneurial community. They are practitioners, researchers, investors, and experienced entrepreneurs who provide guidance along the entrepreneurial path.
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Please join us for the H. Albert Napier Rice Launch Challenge Startup Competition. Rice affiliated teams – students and recent alumni - are competing for $60,000 and other prizes.
The guest emcee for the evening will be Rassul Zarinfar, founder of Buffalo Bayou Brewing Co., will be joined by a judging panel.
2019 judges include:
Yan-David Erlich, Partner, Coatue Management
Dan Watkins, Co-Founder and Managing Director, Mercury Fund
Claire Shorall, Principal, NEO
More coming soon!
Buffalo Bayou Brewing Company will be providing refreshments and we will be sharing giveaways. This event is open to the Houston community. See you there!
You can find more information at http://bit.ly/NRLC2019
Brought to you by:
- Liu Idea Lab for Innovation & Entrepreneurship (Lilie)
- Rice Business
- Rice Entrepreneurs Organization
Special thanks to our sponsors:
- Buffalo Bayou Brewing Co
- David Leebron and Y Ping Sun
- OwlSpark, Rice University Startup Accelerator
- Jon R. Marinelli, Alum
- Rachel and Bruce Deskin, Alumni