Winning team holding a $3,000 check

2023 Top Teams

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

Intro and Events

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 general public is invited to attend the finals in person at Schneider Hall.

The next Bronco Pitch competition will be held in spring 2024.

For additional information, contact Tamara Davis.

Check out the 2023 winners and read about all the finalists.

K.C. Info

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