The firm's Houston office recently sponsored the
2011 Rice University Business Plan Competition - the largest and richest
business plan competition in the world with more that $1.3 million in prizes.
From across the globe, 42 teams pitched their new technology business plans to
more than 250 judges who themselves are successful venture capital investors,
entrepreneurs, and business leaders. More than 700 people attended the banquet
that closed the three-day event.
McGuireWoods sponsored the Company Showcase event just before the gala.
David Ronn has been a competition judge and sponsor for the last five years.