Donald W. Reynolds Governor's Cup 2012 - Nevada


Intent to compete forms due


Competition Organizer

Nevada's Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology

Local US Event
Reno, NV
Submission Date


Business Plan Submission Date


Awards Date


Total Prize Cash (US Dollars)


Competition Category
  • Graduate - Local U.S.
  • Undergraduate - Local U.S.
Who's Eligible

Open to all faculty-sponsored full and part-time undergraduate and graduate students enrolled at any of Nevada's universities or colleges.

Business plans must be for a seed, start-up or early stage venture.

Important Dates

Teams must submit an intent to compete by February 22, 2012. Business plans must be submitted by March 21, 2012. Finalists will be announced on April 4, 2012, and will partake in presentation and elevator pitch coaching before presenting to the judges on April 17, 2012. Winners will be announced at an awards dinner on April 18, 2012.

Competition Prizes

Separate prizes will be given out in both the graduate and undergraduate divisions:

1st place: $25,000

2nd place: $15,000

3rd place: $10,000

A $10,000 Lt. Governor's Award will be presented to the business that best employs clean or renewable energy technologies.

Other Info

This competition is one of three state-wide competitions in Arkansas, Nevada, and Oklahoma, all of which lead up to the Tri-State Donald W. Reynolds Award