UA Little Rock Business Students Selected to Participate in Rice Business Plan Competition
A team of business students from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock has been selected as one of 42 teams from some of the world's top universities who will compete for more than $1.5 million in prizes at the Rice Business Plan Competition April 4-6.
The competition has been dubbed as the world's richest and largest student startup competition with a top prize of a $300,000 investment from the GOOSE Society. UA Little Rock was the only team from Arkansas selected to compete.
The "Vascugenix" team is comprised of UA Little Rock students Noah Asher, senior finance and economics major; Abigail Resendiz, senior international business and management major; and Zach Cochran, senior economics major. Martial Trigeaud, a UA Little Rock adjunct professor and business consultant at the Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center, is mentoring the team.