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From Boulder to the Bay: Alumni investors connect with university startups at Silicon Valley summit

Aug. 20, 2019

On August 17, eight CU Boulder startups founded on faculty research traveled to Silicon Valley for a day-long retreat with CU Boulder alumni investors and friends.

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University and community innovation opportunities explored during Boulder Startup Week

May 20, 2019

From May 13-17, CU Boulder faculty, staff and alumni discussed progress made across the campus innovation ecosystem as well as ways for community members to engage with CU while benefitting their own ventures.

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New Venture Challenge Mentor Matching Night

Nov. 20, 2017

As NVC rolls along, participants are certainly looking for sounding boards to polish those rough edges and uncover new directions of their future venture. To this end, NVC 10 Mentor Matching Night brought together pioneering mentors and eager participants in an intimate environment brimming with infectious energy. This year, mentors...

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Get Seed Funding: Micro-grants for Students with Ideas

Nov. 2, 2017

It takes a lot to start a business: hard work, passion, discipline, intelligence, and the list goes on. But sometimes it just takes cash. This Fall the Innovation & Entrepreneurship Initiative launched the Get Seed Funding program so that students with ideas can get the money that they need to...

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New Venture Challenge Quick Pitch Nights Showcase Over 60 Diverse Pitches

Oct. 26, 2017

During Homecoming Week 2017, The New Venture Challenge (NVC), CU Boulder’s premiere cross campus venture challenge, hosted its 10th annual Quick Pitch Nights! Quick Pitches have long been one of the most popular NVC events, and for many ventures, it provides the first opportunity to pitch their ideas to an...

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Local Startups and Students Connect at the Startups2students Career Fair

Oct. 20, 2017

Startups2Students reverses the traditional dynamic of recruitment and job fairs by putting the work and pressure on the company needing to hire. Created in 2016 by HackCU, Startup2Students is now being organized jointly by HackCU and CU Boulder's Innovation & Entrepreneurship Initiative. On October 19th, they brought 20 of Boulder/Denver’s...