Aerospace master's student Ben Fried with the other winners

Student team wins satellite launch slot on NASA's newest rocket

June 16, 2017

A CU Boulder student satellite team has won a free ride to space as one of three national winners in NASA's Cube Quest Challenge small satellite competition.


Catalyze CU announces summer 2017 participants

May 30, 2017

The amazing Specdrums rings are just one of eight innovative companies selected to participate in the university's eight-week startup accelerator program, driving the "most promising ideas and technologies" on campus.

2016 New Venture Challenge Championship finalists

Finalists prepare pitches for New Venture Challenge Championship

April 3, 2017

After months of brainstorming, envisioning and bringing their ideas to light, five teams have made it to the New Venture Challenge Championship, to be held Thursday, April 6.

Faculty Director of Innovation and Entrepreneurship Initiative Phil Weiser

Weiser to lead Innovation and Entrepreneurship initiative

Jan. 19, 2017

Vice Chancellor for Research & Innovation (RIO) Terri Fiez named Phil Weiser as faculty director of CU Boulder's Innovation and Entrepreneurship initiative. Weiser most recently served as dean of the Law School from 2011 to 2016.

CU Boulder students and founders of informu at the Idea Forge in Boulder

Stolen backpack spawns creation of student venture Mµ tag

Dec. 12, 2016

For anyone who has lost a backpack or purse, Lang Mei feels your pain. After a thief stole his backpack from a coffee shop in Paris last year, the business administration senior began thinking about how to prevent that from happening again.

Tandean Rustandy.

Innovation and entrepreneurship at the core of nearly $6 million gift

Dec. 9, 2016

A CU Boulder alumnus, who went from humble beginnings to great career success, has pledged a commitment to the Leeds School in support of innovation, entrepreneurship and more opportunities for the next generation of global business leaders.

Jennie Smoly Caruthers Biotechnology Building (JSCBB) at CU Boulder

$1.1 million grant funds CU Boulder research into next-generation vaccines

Nov. 7, 2016

CU Boulder has received a $1.1 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to develop next-generation vaccines that require no refrigeration and defend against infectious diseases with just one shot.

Nigel Sharp next to a whiteboard that reads "Without a cup of tea... This man is a monster"

CU-Boulder’s resident entrepreneurs in place, ready to help

Jan. 14, 2016

If you want to set a meeting with Nigel Sharp to get entrepreneurship advice, he’s best approached with an invite for tea – his beverage of choice – versus coffee. He along with Hector Rodriguez and Julien Denaes are the first cohort of entreprenurial experts in CU-Boulder's Global Entrepreneurs in Residence program.