CU New Venture Challenge 2014 Pitch Night

It’s kind of a bummer that the CU football team isn’t fantastic, but after attending the CU New Venture Challenge Pitch night last week, I’ve finally come to understand what CU’s Varsity Sport is: Innovation. We may not have an incredible team of football players, but we apparently have incredible entrepreneurial teams, and 40 of them chose to participate in the CU New Venture Challenge.

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CU NVC Championship

Last Tuesday New Venture Challenge (NVC) concluded its sixth year of providing students with the opportunity to introduce their brilliant entrepreneurial idea in front of not only a large audience, but mentors, investors, and potential business partners. The event took place in Wittemyer Courtroom at Wolf Law School, University of Colorado Boulder.

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BDW’s Pitch Night

Yesterday, Quick Left was invited to participate in BDW's (formerly, Boulder Design Works) pitch night. If you're not familiar, BDW is a "...project-based and accredited learning initiative focused on developing today and tomorrow's digital leaders and entrepreneurs... developed by the University of Colorado at Boulder." Because I have experience consulting with startups on web/mobile based applications, I was asked to represent Quick Left with the expectation that I would provide technical and business-oriented feedback to the five groups that pitched.

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