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Unleash Your Inner Entrepreneur and Win Big! Apply for New Venture Launch

Sept. 21, 2023

Everyone’s entrepreneurial journey starts somewhere. Whether you saw a problem and innovated a solution you transformed into a business or you improved upon an already existing idea or business, everyone can be entrepreneurial! Here at the Leeds School of Business , we know that the best businesses come through hands-on...

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CU Boulder’s Catalyst for Entrepreneurship and Innovation Through New Venture Launch and New Venture Creation

April 27, 2023

At sunset on April 12th, community members, students, alumni, and professors packed the Boulder Theater for the 16th annual New Venture Challenge . The theater is buzzing with liveliness, and the ears of the audience eagerly wait to hear from the finalists. In the past year, more than 70 teams...

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Spotlight: An Inside Look at High-Impact Ventures in New Venture Launch

Feb. 9, 2023

The chance to be mentored and supported by some of the top entrepreneurial minds in the Boulder community is an opportunity many don’t have the chance to grab. Through an extremely competitive application process, students in the New Venture Launch (NVL) class can expand their network, get funding, and have...

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Applications are Open for Spring 2023 New Venture Launch Class

Aug. 12, 2022

Are you launching a business? Worked at a startup? Want expert advice to grow your business? Apply for Leeds’ New Venture Launch (NVL) class and learn what it takes to run a successful business while getting the chance to win up to $25,000. Led by the Deming Center for Entrepreneurship...

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New Venture Launch Course Highlights Growing Collaboration Between Business and Engineering

April 5, 2020

April signals more than just spring blooms on the trees around CU Boulder’s campus; it’s also the return of one of the school’s most exciting, cross-disciplinary entrepreneurial events, the New Venture Challenge Championships—with up to $100,000 in prizes up for grabs. At the top of Leeds’ teams to watch this...

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New Venture Launch Class Initiates Pilot

Oct. 7, 2019

Sometimes our most entrepreneurial students can feel constrained by a university setting. After all, who is not familiar with famous college dropouts who went on to be successful entrepreneurs like Bill Gates, Michael Dell, Mark Zuckerberg, and Steve Jobs? This Spring, Leeds is launching an exciting new class targeted to...