A close up of a team's low-cost educational breadboard at Catalyze CU.

CU Engineering + Entrepreneurship Year in Review

Dec. 21, 2018

It’s been a big year for CU Engineering entrepreneurship. After starting at CU Boulder in mid-January, I have been focused on creating the most impactful set of integrated resources and opportunities, in and out of the classroom, to support our student and faculty founders and align with our college’s Strategic Vision.

Children ask questions about EdBoard during the Demo Days "petting zoo."

Community support is strong for fifth Catalyze cohort

July 31, 2018

Seven teams of entrepreneurs from across campus pitched their innovative startups to a packed house at the Dairy Arts Center on Thursday. And we do mean packed. Even after opening up an additional 100 tickets the week of the event, we still had to turn people away at the door...

Catalyze CU Demo Day event

Catalyze CU Launches Student-Led Startups

July 26, 2017

The student and faculty teams in CU Boulder accelerator program Catalyze CU have been incubating transformative companies for the past seven weeks. Get a front-row-seat to hear them pitch their ideas to the community and potential investors on from 6-8:30 p.m. July 27 in the Canyon Theater and Gallery in...

Two women discussing their ideas

8 finalists chosen for CU's Catalyze student business accelerator in Boulder

Student representing the Catalyze group

Catalyze CU-Boulder: the Perfect Launch Pad

May 23, 2016

Four engineering students from CU-Boulder packed their bags and headed to Nicaragua during the semester break. But it wasn’t for the weather. It was strictly business for the founders of SolVia Solar. The young entrepreneurs had invented a solar collector designed to replace diesel pumps for irrigation in rural areas...