2021 CU New Venture Challenge Awards

Social Dynamic $30,000 awarded to CU’s top startups at New Venture Challenge Specialty Prize Nights By Mallory Richardson From March 16-18, CU Boulder’s New Venture Challenge (NVC) kicked off its 13th season by awarding $30,000 to 15 startup teams across three Specialty Prize Night competitions. As the university’s premier, cross-campus entrepreneurial program and competition, NVC …

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CMU 2021 VentureBridge Accelerator

  VentureBridge Program The VentureBridge program is an initiative of the Swartz Center for Entrepreneurship exclusively focused on helping Carnegie Mellon alumni founders succeed in their entrepreneurial ventures. The program provides seed funding, office space, access to a large network of mentors and innovators, and help with startup growth and future larger scale fundraising rounds. …

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CU New Venture Launch Class Success

Kailey Shara, ATLAS PhD student and a member of the Emergent Nanomaterials Lab, won two top prizes within several days in support of her company, Chembotix, taking home a total of $11,000 in prizes.   On March 18, Shara’s team won $5,000 during the highly competitive New Venture Challenge 14 Female Founder Prize after presenting Chembotix in a virtual pitch session …

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UC Berkeley Spring Courses 2021 Innovating Through CrisisChallenge LabINDENG 185-002 (4 Units) Class Description Pandemics…Economic meltdowns…Wildfires…Hurricanes…Climate Change. Crisis is the new normal. Innovation is the answer. In order to thrive in this new normal, you must be prepared to lead in the creation of new solutions to emerging problems. It is not enough that you know how to run …

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UC Berkeley Sports Tech & Human Performance Grant Awarded

Last year’s Sports Tech Challenge Lab received much attention from Cal students eager to dive headfirst into the fields of sports, technology, and science. In the Spring 2020 semester, this new challenge lab will be expanding in both scope and impact. The new course, led by Danielle Vivo and taught by Stephen Torres and Ken Singer, is titled the Sports Tech & Human Performance Challenge Lab.