Key Dates

  • Announcement of Finalists: February 7, 2022
  • SMU Startup Launch Competition: March 25, 2022
  • Winners Announced at Investors Dinner: March 25, 2022
  • Application Deadline: September 9, 2022 by 11:59 pm CST

Cox Graduate Entrepreneurship Club to host the 2022 SMU Startup Launch Competition (formerly known as Business Plan Competition)

March 25, 2022

Mission & Vision

The SMU Cox Graduate Entrepreneurship Club, founded in 2000, is a student-led organization dedicated to promoting innovation within the SMU community. The Cox Graduate Entrepreneurship club fosters opportunities for student club members to achieve their goals of starting and launching a viable business, exploring venture capital interest, supporting a startup, or inspiring entrepreneurial thinking. The Cox Graduate Entrepreneurship club provides members with resources, hands-on support from the SMU entrepreneurship community, mentorship, and support from the Dallas startup community.

More Great News:

Congratulations to the 2021 Elevator Pitch Competition contestants!

Congratulations to the 2021 Elevator Pitch Competition contestants!

Finalists Adam Siepker - OrcaChat, LLC We help e-commerce brands increase their website conversation rate. We do this by allowing the brand’s online shoppers to chat in real-time with existing customers who own the product. Irewole Akande - City Health Tech Inc...

Announcing the 2021-2022 Business Accelerator Program Semi-Finalists!

The Cox Graduate Entrepreneurship Club is excited to announce the Semi-Finalists for the 2021-2022  SMU Business Accelerator Program. We look forward to seeing the work each team and founders will bring to this program.  Congratulations! Adam Siepker | OrcaChat, LLC |...

Program Sponsors

Hexa Coworking
Hexa Coworking

SMU Hart Institute for Technology, Innovation and Entrepreneurship