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Artimus Robotics closes series seed investment round from Heroic Ventures and Hunt Technology Ventures

Sept. 30, 2020

“This investment and grant capital is critical for our operations through 2021 and will allow us to further develop and harden our HASEL technology while demonstrating intelligent motion solutions in customer driven applications,” said CEO Dr. Tim Morrissey.

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Founder of a New Personal Stylist App Describes His Journey Through Fashion and Entrepreneurship

July 16, 2020

What started as a senior-year capstone project at CU Boulder has now turned into a full-fledged fashion-focused app that founder Rohan Baishya and his small but motivated team have worked tirelessly on to launch by the end of the summer.

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NVC alum Fletcher Richman and company Halp help enable the ways we work

July 8, 2020

CU Engineering alum Fletcher Richman's (ElCompEngr’14) startup success grew from a passion for productivity tools. His company, Halp, was recently acquired by Atlassian.

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Farm Eats Direct (FED) connects community with local farmers to reduce food waste

April 16, 2020

Donna Merten, a masters of the environment student in the sustainable food systems program, is here to mitigate food waste and support local farmers—starting right here in Boulder.

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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.

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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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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 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.

Two best friends and CU students, Molly and Clayton, took Frenz out with them for a user trial on Halloween.

Student Spotlight: Zayna Pieper - More Than Just a Phone Accessory

Feb. 12, 2020

Pieper's company, Frenz, helps prevent involuntary drugging through a phone accessory that allows you to test your drinks for common date-rape drugs.

PartyFavor app cofounders Nolan McIntosh and Max Young

CU Boulder student-designed app PartyFavor aims to prevent sexual assault

Feb. 10, 2020

Nolan McIntosh and Max Young, were motivated by the Brett Kavanaugh confirmation hearings to create an app designed to prevent sexual assault.

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