John Ruffatto Business Startup Challenge

Propel Your Idea Forward!

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THE 32ND JOHN RUFFATTO BUSINESS STARTUP CHALLENGE IS SCHEDULED TO TAKE PLACE IN PERSON ON FRIDAY, OCT. 8, 2021.

Admission to the 2021 event in the ALi Auditorium in the Phyllis J. Washington College of Business is free, however seating is limited. Attendees can be guaranteed a seat, by reserving one online (https://bit.ly/3969UtX).

Those unable to make the live event can watch a live stream on Zoom (https://bit.ly/3oKgI9u)

THOSE INTERESTED IN COMPETING THIS FALL SHOULD CONTACT PAUL GLADEN (paul.gladen@umontana.edu).

UM's Blackstone LaunchPad with the UM College of Business sponsors two competitions:

EPIC Pitch Competition | John Ruffatto Business Startup Challenge 

These competitions are designed for students to:

  • Take an idea to the next level.
  • Connect to mentors and investors.
  • Win initial funding money (in the thousands) without investment.

Learn more about the JRBSC.

32nd Annual JRBSC Event: October 8, 2021

Check out the slideshow of 17 items below:

  • Slide Title: The Ant Network Prizes Awarded Slide Caption:
  • Slide Title: Maywest Milkweed Prizes Awarded Slide Caption:
  • Slide Title: Kubed Prizes Awarded Slide Caption:
  • Slide Title: Sellout Prizes Awarded Slide Caption:
  • Slide Title: Serapis Systems Prizes Awarded Slide Caption:
  • Slide Title: Judges Meet Before the Competition Begins Slide Caption:
  • Slide Title: Contestants All Line up before the Judges Slide Caption:
  • Slide Title: Weaver gives presentation Slide Caption:
  • Slide Title: Cubiez gives presentation Slide Caption:
  • Slide Title: Sell-out gives presentation Slide Caption:
  • Slide Title: Scry-chat gives presentation Slide Caption:
  • Slide Title: Peak Retreats gives presentation Slide Caption:
  • Slide Title: Cultivate Native MT gives presentation Slide Caption:
  • Slide Title: Maywest Milkweed gives presentation Slide Caption:
  • Slide Title: Kubed gives presentation Slide Caption:
  • Slide Title: Serapsis Systems gives presentation Slide Caption:
  • Slide Title: The Ant Network gives presentation Slide Caption:

The beginning's of a new generation of Montana entrepreneurs!