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.
Ranking 19th on Forbes for America’s Most Entrepreneurial Universities, it’s safe to say that CU- Boulder is making strides towards success in the entrepreneurial world. And I think it’s fair to send our appreciation to Catalyze CU- Boulder.
Read on to see who the winning team was at the end of the night....
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.
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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