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Colorado university and lab ventures to be showcased at second annual Destination Startup

Feb. 11, 2020

This year's event — hosted again by Venture Partners at CU Boulder on Feb. 27 — will feature 18 startups from CU Boulder, CU Anschutz, CU Denver, University of Colorado Colorado Springs, Colorado State University, Colorado School of Mines and NIST.

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Lab Venture Challenge awards $900,000 to promising bioscience, physical science and engineering ventures

Nov. 19, 2019

This year's LVC winners included SickStick, Exocure Therapeutics, Programmable Gectosomes, Ultrathin Endoscopes, iFeather, Octave Photonics and Theia.

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Eleven CU Boulder researchers to pitch their innovations for funding at Lab Venture Challenge

Oct. 21, 2019

The Lab Venture Challenge is hosted over two days and broken up into Biosciences on Wednesday, Nov. 13 and Physical Sciences & Engineering on Thursday, Nov. 14. This showcase is the can't-miss event of the year to see CU Boulder's next wave of breakthrough innovations.

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From Boulder to the Bay: Alumni investors connect with university startups at Silicon Valley summit

Aug. 21, 2019

On August 17, eight University of Colorado startups founded on faculty research traveled to Silicon Valley for a day-long retreat with CU Boulder alumni investors and friends.

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Venture Partners featured in Tech Transfer Central article about startups & industry partnerships

July 8, 2019

The article, 'Universities find a fertile source of industry partnerships: Their own start-ups,' appeared in the June 2019 issue of University-Industry Engagement Advisor.

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Sixteen CU Boulder and CSU startups engage in customer discovery at inaugural Research-to-Market program

June 19, 2019

The inaugural Research-to-Market (R2M) program—hosted by Venture Partners at CU Boulder—guided researchers-turned-startup founders through the iterative process of finding a product-market fit and refining a value proposition for their respective technologies.

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New report pegs economic impact of CU Boulder commercialization efforts at $1.9 billion

March 5, 2019

The study was conducted by Brian Lewandowski at the Business Research Division of the Leeds School of Business, a CU Boulder organization that conducts economic impact studies and customized research projects for the university and local business communities.

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Colorado university spinoffs showcased technologies, built relationships with out-of-state and local investors at Destination Startup

Feb. 8, 2019

Colorado’s innovation ecosystem was represented in full force at the state’s first-ever Destination Startup showcase on Feb. 1 at the Omni Interlocken Hotel in Broomfield.

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CU Boulder brings together top spinoffs from Colorado research institutions for Destination Startup

Jan. 24, 2019

A collaboration among Front Range research universities and federal laboratories, Destination Startup seeks to connect Colorado’s most promising ventures with funding and networking opportunities so they can take the next step toward commercialization.

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Lab Venture Challenge awards $900,000 to promising ventures, including artificial muscle and dermal filler innovations

Nov. 20, 2018

Fourteen finalists pitched their innovations at the first annual Lab Venture Challenge (LVC), a funding competition run by the Technology Transfer Office (TTO) and designed to help commercially-promising technologies accelerate into impactful business ventures.