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.
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.
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 error and increasing the chance to save more lives. Its handheld target acquisition device (called "The Fifth Man") captures the desired orientation, and a system of actuators move the joysticks that operate the ladder.
How do you know where to go and which services are right for your needs? To solve this problem, Lochlainn Renfrow, a senior in Information Management, developed Hublete in June 2018, an app for finding accredited fitness & recovery services near you.
CU alumna and Founder of Gaia Glam, Kelsey described herself as an accidental entrepreneur. She never imagined starting a business in graduate school, but all that changed when she stumbled upon an idea.
Hailing from Colombia, Juan Duque has always had a passion for starting his own business. Moving 3,122 miles away from his home country to study business, Juan found a home within CU Boulder's entrepreneurial community.