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: Undergraduate 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.


Mallinda raises $2M strategic investment from SABIC Ventures

March 28, 2019

This round of financing will enable Mallinda to scale up and to deliver its first commercial product of its high-performance materials for the transportation segment.

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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.

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TissueForm, developers of next generation dermal fillers, fills last spot of New Venture Challenge 11 Championships with R&D Track Finals win

March 22, 2019

Competing against five teams in the NVC 11 Research & Development (R&D) Track Finals competition (hosted by Venture Partners at CU Boulder), TissueForm took home the first place prize and $6,000 after pitching their business idea to a panel of judges and a live audience.

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Fashion-focused tech startup Bright Wearables seeks to eliminate business cards with first place win at New Venture Challenge 11 Creative Industries Track Finals

March 21, 2019

Bright Wearables brings both style and communication together in order to eliminate the need for business cards. Their micro-chip embedded fashion accessories allows contact information to be passed to smartphones with just a tap of the phone.

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KartWheel aims to transport injured students across campus, grabs first place in new Venture Challenge 11 General Track Finals

March 20, 2019

New Venture Challenge Track Finals are in full swing, and we're excited to announce KartWheel as the second NVC 11 Championships finalist! KartWheel is a specialized transportation company established to transport students with disabilities and injuries from their homes to specific buildings on campus.

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Software company Nimb.ly alleviates staffing problem for caterers, wins first place in New Venture Challenge 11 IT Track Finals competition

March 20, 2019

Nimb.ly took home the first place prize and $3,500 at the NVC 11 IT Track Finals after pitching their business idea to a panel of judges and 100 more in attendance. The team is creating a revolutionary software platform that helps catering companies keep their events efficiently staffed.

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Fletcher Richman's entrepreneurial journey from CU Boulder to Techstars

Feb. 21, 2019

This week on Students and Startups, CU Boulder alum Fletcher Richman talks about how he took advantage of a multitude of resources on campus from New Venture Challenge to Catalyze CU, and these experiences plus being in the Boulder startup community sparked his entrepreneurial journey.


Stateless, CU Boulder spinoff and NVC alum, secures $11.33M in Series A funding to reinvent data center connectivity

Feb. 19, 2019

The company competed in NVC8 and was founded in 2016 by PhD student Murad Kablan and Assistant Professor Eric Keller from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.