TiE University Challenge (TUC) is a TiE Global program where TiE chapters from Asia and Europe, host University startup competitions in partnership with top-tier universities. Two startups teams, with the most competitive, disruptive and investment ready business plans are selected as Winners. The 2 Winning Teams get a spot among the coveted 42 Finalists invited to compete at Rice University Business Plan Competition.

Described by Fortune magazine as “the Super Bowl and World Series of business plan competitions,” RBPC brings in 42 university teams from across the globe to pitch their new technology businesses to more than 250 venture-capital and investor judges. Judges evaluated the businesses based on the investment potential.