Non-UCF Competitions



  • REEF Governor's Cup Competition

    REEF Governor's Cup Competition - (March) Teams representing most of Florida's public and private higher education institutions gather to showcase the ideas, impact, and investment opportunities emerging from campuses throughout the state.  Competitors will be selected by their respective university's entrepreneurship faculty.

  • MegaWatt Ventures Competition

    MegaWatt Ventures - MegaWatt Ventures is an annual cleantech competition for student-led startups. The 1st place team will receive $50,000 in prize money to grow their technology into a viable business. Our competition is open to universities and colleges across the nation and we provided business development mentoring for accepted teams.

  • One Spark Festival

    One Spark Festival - (April) One Spark is the World's Largest Crowdfunding Festival. The festival is free for the public to attend and showcases crowdfunding projects ranging from Arts & Culture to Technology & Engineering. Come find and fund the Projects you love the most while enjoying a festival atmosphere. Apply Today!

  • Rice Business Competition

    Rice Business Competition - (February) Every team invited to compete is guaranteed to take home at least one cash prize. Students have said the RBPC is an unparalleled learning experience and great way to accelerate the launch of their company. Apply Today!

  • Hult Prize Competition

    Hult Prize Competition - (October - December) Win $1,000,000. Compete in the planet’s largest student competition to solve the world's toughest challenges. Apply Today!

  • Startup Showcase 2016

    eMerge Startup Showcase - Think you might be on to something big? Showcase your innovation at eMerge and compete with other startups from around the globe. With hundreds of angel investors and venture capitalists on the EXPO floor, the exposure alone is powerful. Winning has its perks, too—up to $175,000 in cash and prizes. Apply Today!

  • Cade Museum

    Cade Museum - (February) The Cade Museum Prize is an annual competition for early-stage inventors and entrepreneurs in Florida. The goals of the $50,000 prize are to provide seed capital and publicity for great id eas with market potential. Apply Today!