Governor’s Cup

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 10 year history…

  • More than 1350 college students have taken the Gov Cup challenge
  • Awarded $1.4M in cash, $65K in scholarships and $201K in fellowships
  • Produced nearly 450 innovative ideas from 31 campuses statewide
  • Garnered over 20 emerging Oklahoma small businesses

For the third 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

2015 Interview Winners

March 25, 2015

 i2E Student Generated Pulse, University of Central Oklahoma Oklahoma Business Roundtable Manufacturing, Material Sciences, and Transportation XtremeMarine, University of Oklahoma AT&T IT/ Communications CMR Innovations, LLC, St. Gregory’s University Greater OKC Chamber Healthcare Raw, University of Oklahoma OG&E Positive Energy and Environmental AerOcean, The University of […]

2015 High Growth Graduate Finalists

March 25, 2015

AerOcean The University of Tulsa Team Leader: Philip McCoy; Team Members: Josh Donaldson, Jared Starkweather, and Gann Swan Faculty Advisor: Todd Otanicar Blue Ear Oklahoma City University Team Leader: Jennifer Floan; Team Members: Arezou Motamedi and Ahmed Muneeb Faculty Advisor: Robert Greve CMR Innovations, […]

2015 High Growth Undergraduate Semifinalists

March 25, 2015

Brews & Views University of Oklahoma Team Leader: Kevin Dunham; Team Members: Nik Patel, Dillon Schooley, and Betsy Slagle Faculty Advisor: Doug Woodward ListenUp! University of Oklahoma Team Leader: Matthew Cassady; Team Members: Bradley Ammerman, Kim Moldenhauer, and Morgan          Roberts Faculty Advisor: Lowell Busenitz […]

2015 Small Business Semifinalists

March 25, 2015

Alpha St. Gregory’s University Team Leader: Taqui Adouko; Team Members: Abdel Diallo, Stacy  Lee, and Mark Milioto Faculty Advisor: Mayda Shorney Back-Spin East Central University Team Leader: Miranda McNabb; Team Member: Matthew Butler Faculty Advisor: Stacey Bolin Carmine Solutions Rogers State University Team Leader: […]