In person once more, startup competition brings capital to creativity

April 18, 2022

Five startup ventures, led by CU Boulder students and faculty, competed for more than $100,000 in prize money Tuesday evening at the 14th annual New Venture Challenge championship, CU Boulder's premier entrepreneurial program and competition.

Cross Campus

Multidisciplinary teams compete for venture funding at cross-campus collaboration prize night

March 23, 2022

Great minds met to create the next innovation for this year's cross-campus student ventures. Made up of team members from multiple CU Boulder colleges, multi-disciplinary success rang true at the New Venture Challenge (NVC) 15 Cross-Campus Collaboration Prize Night.


Funding awarded to top student female founders at NVC women's prize night

March 15, 2022

From mental health campaigns and apps to data-driven analytics for content creators, the next wave of female-driven innovation was on full display Wednesday night at the New Venture Challenge (NVC) 15 Female Founders Prize Night at Imig Music.


Student teams present innovative solutions to fight climate change, win funding

March 9, 2022

From underwater vacuums to curbside composting, student and faculty ventures showcased their latest innovations at NVC 15 Climate Prize Night


CU Boulder student-run venture aligns business and tech—and teeth, too

Feb. 18, 2022

Founded by two engineering alums, this 3D-printing company found support and funding after attending a venture launch course at Leeds School of Business.

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COVID-19 test, PTSD treatment take top honors at New Venture Challenge

April 10, 2020

Six up-and-coming companies vied for more than $100,000 in prize money and investment offers at a virtual event celebrating entrepreneurship.


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.


Engineering grads’ high-tech walker could keep seniors from falling

May 8, 2019

Timothy Visos-Ely, Humsini Acharya, Andrew Plum and Max Watrous - founding members of company Stride Tech - won New Venture Challenge 11 and intend to continue their efforts after graduation.

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Walk this way: Undergrad team wins $100,000 for safer senior mobility

April 9, 2019

The Stride Tech team won the 2019 New Venture Challenge (NVC) and walked out of the Boulder Theater with $100,000 toward their invention and the opportunity to hobnob with venture capitalists, business leaders and more.

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Six CU Boulder startup teams advance to the New Venture Challenge 11 Championships on April 3

March 25, 2019

Bright Wearables, KartWheel, Stride Tech, Nimb.ly, TissueForm and Button Huggie will battle it out for $200,000 at the NVC 11 Championships.