The Donald W. Reynolds Governor’s Cup is a statewide collegiate business plan competition that simulates the real world process of researching a market, writing a business plan and making a presentation to potential investors. With the Governor’s Cup competition, we are proving that Oklahoma has the resources and commitment to grow more entrepreneurs who will lead future startups that will create jobs and wealth for the state.
In the 9 year history…
- More than 1200 college students have taken the Gov Cup challenge
- Awarded $1.2M in cash, $55K in scholarships and $172K in fellowships
- Produced nearly 400 innovative ideas from 31 campuses statewide
- Garnered Nearly 20 emerging Oklahoma small businesses
For the second year, we have two division. For more information on the High Growth Division please click here. For more information on the Small Business Division please click here.
Governor's Cup News
April 16, 2014
The most difficult aspect of helping develop a winning business plan is to step back and let it fail, said assistant business professor Amber Hefner at Oklahoma State University.
April 14, 2014
Some top business plans helped propel teams from the University of Tulsa to first place in a couple of divisions in the 10th annual Donald W. Reynolds Governor’s Cup competition for Oklahoma college students.
April 14, 2014
For the second consecutive year, a team from OSU-OKC won the Small Business Division of the Donald W. Reynolds Governor’s Cup, while University of Tulsa teams also swept first place in both High Growth Division categories.
April 10, 2014
Concepts proposing an innovative putter for golfers, an alarm for parents of children suffering from asthma and a mammoth shooting sports range all were recognized as top business plans the annual Donald W. Reynolds Governor’s Cup.