Texas Tech University

Community is Invited to Vote on the Next 'BIG IDEA'

Glenys Young

December 3, 2019

The Red Raider Idea Competition is hosted by the Innovation Hub at Research Park and runs through Jan. 6.

WHAT: Voting is now open for the Texas Tech University Innovation Hub at Research Park's Red Raider Idea Competition, which gives students, faculty and community entrepreneurs the chance to pitch their next "BIG IDEA."

WHEN: Through Jan. 6 at 11:59 p.m.

WHERE: Vote for the best pitch on the competition's website.

EVENT: Aspiring entrepreneurs from Texas Tech and West Texas have created 60-second video pitches featuring their ideas for the next big thing. It is now time for community members to vote on their favorite idea videos. The media is invited to interview any of the contestants about their idea.

Winners will be awarded the following:
• First place, $2,000
• Second place, $1,000
• Third place, $500

The competition is hosted in partnership with the Lubbock Economic Development Alliance.

CONTACT: Taysha Williams, program director, Innovation Hub at Research Park, taysha.williams@ttu.edu or (806) 834-2134