The top 3 winners will receive

First place: $1000
Second place: $750
Third place: $500

All top three winners will additionally receive acceptance into the competitive Entrepreneurship Scholars program and the chance to compete for major prize money at the Regnier venture creation challenge.

Here’s what we would like you to submit:

  • Create a social media story of no more than 2 minutes worth of content. This could be an Instagram Reel or TikTok-style video, a series of Instagram Stories or Instagram Carousel.
  • Upload the content into this form. Either a link to a video that looks like an Instagram Reel, Story, or TikTok, or upload the screenshots as image files.

Here’s what we would like showcased in your content:

  • What is the idea?
  • Why did you start it?
  • What makes you excited about it?
  • What about you or your idea is unique?
  • What barriers does your business have or needs?
  • Anything else we should know about this business.

Application deadline is October 14th.

For more questions, please reach out to entrepreurship@umkc.edu.