Winning team holding oversized $2,000 check

2022 Top Teams

Finalists in this year's Bronco Pitch Competition meant business.

The Bronco Pitch Competition is an opportunity for Western Michigan University students to pitch their innovative business ideas for a chance to win prizes and receive feedback. The competition is closed for this year.

Applications are closed for this year. The general public is invited to attend the Bronco Pitch finals next year.

Need some resources on creating your pitch? Contact Dr. Laurel Ofstein for assistance. 

Check out the winners and read about all the finalists. 

K.C. O'Shaughnessy

O'ShaughnessyThe Bronco Pitch Competition is named in memory of Dr. K.C. O'Shaughnessy, a professor of management in the Haworth College of Business and director of the Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, who passed away in 2011. The work he started in the area of entrepreneurship led to the creation of events like this competition, the major and minor in entrepreneurship, and the formation of the business accelerator Starting Gate. His legacy lives on in the students who now benefit from these programs.

Read more about Dr. O'Shaughnessy