Kellogg Innovators and Entrepreneurs Shine

At Kellogg, our innovators and entrepreneurs shine both on campus and in the real world. We believe the best way to validate your innovative idea is to gain valuable feedback from real-world customers by applying to and participating in business competitions all over the globe. Qualifying student teams can gain access to mentorship, business services and funding. Learn more about some of our recent student wins below.

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Student teams may qualify for coaching and travel reimbursement.

Contact Kellogg at least three weeks in advance of your competition.

Amit Ayer ’19, co-founder of Rhaeos, wins $455K at the Rice Business Plan Competition.

Brunna Beccaro Seabra ’20, co-founder of DinDin, wins 1st Place and $8K at Wharton’s Latin American Start-up Competition.

Yolanda Chen ’21, Elizabeth Li ’21, and Arvind Vaitheeswaran ’21 win 1st Place and $8k INSEAD’s Product Games Competition.

Kellogg Teams sweep the 2019 Kellogg Design Challenge.

Victoria Zhi ’19 and Lance Li ’18 win 3rd Place and $10K at the New Venture Challenge at American University of Sharjah for startup, Aerospec Technologies.

John Desmond, Tim Luo, and Knott Kantachuvesiri win 1st Place and $5K at the Goodyear Innovation Challenge.


Kellogg hosts entrepreneurship events year-round for students, alumni, faculty and a strong entrepreneurial network.


Our faculty and programming provide real-world insights and solutions to the broader business community.