New Venture Challenge News

HuffPost

HuffPost: The Qualities that Make an Amazing Entrepreneur

Dec. 7, 2016

A Q&A from Nicole Glaros, Partner and Chief Product Officer at TechStars, and David Slayden, associate professor at the University of Colorado Boulder’s College of Media, Communication and Information & executive director of IXDMA, a graduate degree program.Read more »
Esprit Challenge

Daily Camera: Student-led Qualify wins Boulder's Esprit Challenge

Nov. 1, 2016

Qualify, a Boulder startup, won the $10,000 Esprit Challenge prize for its college dating application. The challenge, sponsored by the Boulder Chamber of Commerce, is an annual contest of Boulder entrepreneurs that started with 14 contestants who are whittled down to three finalists by the Tuesday night competition.Read more »
Mallinda research

Mallinda awarded $750K grant for reusable carbon-fiber composite

What’s one way to cut a car’s weight by 50 percent and improve fuel efficiency by up to 40 percent? Make it out of carbon fiber instead of steel. What if everyone had access to such a vehicle? Chris Kaffer, co-founder and CEO of Denver startup Mallinda , believes his... Read more »
NVC Kickoff Event

New Venture Challenge teams to make first pitches Oct. 13

Oct. 10, 2016

Sixty seconds to pitch your big idea and excite a crowd of 200. Could you do it? On Thursday, Oct. 13, thirty teams will face this challenge as they participate in the annual New Venture Challenge (NVC) Quick Pitch Night, now in its ninth year.Read more »
NVC Kickoff Event

CU Boulder New Venture Challenge kicks off Sept. 21

Sept. 12, 2016

The popular program, which is open to the entire campus community and progresses through a series of events and workshops throughout the school year, helps cross-disciplinary participants form teams and develop their startups, providing entrepreneurial skills, mentorship and networking opportunities along the way.Read more »