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Six startup teams to compete in New Venture Challenge 12 Championships

March 16, 2020

Darwin Biosciences, DocForge, EdBoard, Frenz, Mycobacteria Therapeutics and Soulutions will vie for up to $100,000 in prizes at the 12th annual New Venture Challenge (NVC), CU Boulder’s premier entrepreneurial startup competition.

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Second annual Destination Startup event connects Colorado university spinoffs with investors

March 15, 2020

In hopes of securing investments to advance their companies, 18 university ventures spun out of Colorado research institutions and federal laboratories pitched to local and out-of-state investors at the state's second annual Destination Startup showcase on Feb. 27.

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Alumni Spotlight: Joe Sanchez - Building Better Promotions

March 15, 2020

Joe Sanchez is a 2015 MBA alumni from CU that has spent the last year as co-founder of the tech startup, Promogo. Positioned as “An App for Simplicity and Consistency”, Promogo works to provide software that joins everyone in branded events through one cohesive, user-friendly app.

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CU Boulder spinout ALD NanoSolutions merges with Forge Nano to make atomic level manufacturing a reality

March 13, 2020

The company was cofounded in 2001 by professor Alan "Al" Weimer of chemical and biological engineering and professor Steven George of chemistry and biochemistry, along with CU alumni Mike Masterson and Karen Buechler.

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Alumni Spotlight: Zhenghua "Z" Yang — Video Games with a Purpose

March 9, 2020

Z Yang founded Serenity Forge, a value-driven video game development company right here in Boulder, CO. Yang is a 2014 Leeds alum, a TEDx speaker and was recently named one of Forbes’ Top 30 Under 30.

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Catalyze CU seeks new crop of student and faculty ventures

March 5, 2020

Applications are now open for the summer 2020 cohort of Catalyze CU. Apply now to take the next step in your journey from faculty or student to startup.

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Alumni Spotlight: Timothy Morrissey - A New Approach to Robotics

Feb. 26, 2020

Co-founder and CEO of Artimus Robotics, Timothy Morrissey, graduated from CU Boulder in 2019 with a PhD in Mechanical Engineering. After years of research and dedication, Timothy and his team launched Artimus Robotics in 2018.

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Ladder Up: How EmergenTek is automating firefighting inefficiencies

Feb. 24, 2020

Gary Marshall, a master's student in mechanical engineering and engineering management, is on a mission to give back to those who protect us—firefighters. He founded EmergenTek in 2018 as a mechanical engineering undergrad, where he and his team developed a retrofittable system that automates fire truck ladder operations, reducing human...

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Impactful Women Leaders in the Natural Foods Industry

Feb. 20, 2020

A new program on campus, Impactful Women—hosted by the Innovation & Entrepreneurship Initiative—brought together Tamar McKee, Jane Miller and Annie Ryu to discuss their professional and personal journeys as leaders in the natural food industry.

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Industry input sparks new experiences for manufacturing students

Feb. 17, 2020

MCEN 4026: Manufacturing Processes and Systems has been revamped to bring the manufacturing process to life for students with input from industry representatives.

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