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
March 7, 2014
Blake Trippet had a very good year in 2010. Then a senior at the University of Oklahoma, Trippet was team leader for team UniPhi, which won the Undergraduate Division of the Donald W. Reynolds Governor’s Cup business plan competition.
December 10, 2013
Aravind Seshadri, founder and CEO of Roll-2-Roll Technologies, came to Oklahoma from India to earn his master’s degree in mechanical engineering at Oklahoma State University.
August 27, 2013
The annual Who Wants to Be an Entrepreneur? workshop kicks off the Governor’s Cup season for Oklahoma college students.
August 20, 2013
Dorf will be keynote speaker Oct. 11 at Oklahoma’s Entrepreneurial Summit, a new event that combines an exciting program created specifically for entrepreneurs with the popular Who Wants to Be an Entrepreneur event for college students.