Recent New Venture Challenge finalist Statehill presents on stage

For 2nd time in recent months, outsider acquires student startup

July 23, 2018

A Politico venture has acquired recent New Venture Challenge finalist Statehill, which collects legislative data and builds tools that enable better navigation, productivity and connectivity for professionals.

NVC winners

Leading toy maker Sphero acquires CU Boulder-bred startup Specdrums

June 22, 2018

Specdrums is a student-founded company that was CU Boulder’s 2018 New Venture Challenge champion. The technology involves app-controlled wearable rings that can turn color into sound.

A person works in a Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering lab.

New lab management, safety compliance app coming

May 31, 2018

Environmental Health and Safety is rolling out BioRAFT, a user-friendly web-based platform that will simplify lab management and chemical, biological and radiological safety compliance.

The Cell Culture Facility in the Jennie Smoley Caruthers Biotech Building

By the Numbers: CU Green Labs case study shows shared lab saves big

April 12, 2018

A shared laboratory on campus is saving hundreds of thousands annually and reaping collaborative and environmental benefits.

Specdrums team poses with first-place check of $75,000

Musical rings win $75K in startup contest; robotic muscles grab $25K

April 6, 2018

After a handful of CU Boulder teams pitched their businesses before a panel of judges, the Specdrums musical startup and HASEL artificial muscles took top honors at the 10th annual New Venture Challenge.

Research buildings on campus

Seed grant program impacts campus with $800K in funding

April 6, 2018

With a focus on interdisciplinary ventures that take investigators in creative, high-impact directions, the Research & Innovation Seed Grant Program is newly awarding 16 grants.

Catalyze CU group works in the Idea Forge

Catalyze CU seeks startups to expand portfolio of successful ventures

April 3, 2018

Through April 8, students, faculty and staff can submit applications for this summer's Catalyze CU, the campus startup accelerator, which is celebrating its fifth year.

New Venture Challenge finalists pose with giant checks on stage

Boulder Theater to host New Venture Challenge finals, marking 10th anniversary

April 2, 2018

CU Boulder's premier entrepreneurial startup competition caps off its 10th annual contest on Wednesday evening, where judges will award $100K to help the winning teams get their ventures off the ground.

Catalyze CU in the Idea Forge

Catalyze CU summer application deadline moved to April 8

March 15, 2018

Get involved in the program that helps budding entrepreneurs develop ideas and technologies into full-fledged ventures. The application deadline has been moved up to April 8.

Aerospace engineering students with SHAMU whale-scouting drone

Pushing Boundaries: To save the whales, engineering students take to the skies

Feb. 14, 2018

What happens when aerospace engineering students come together with marine biologists to help save sperm whales from harm and potential extinction? The SHAMU whale-scouting drone system.