Join Us For Cozad New Venture Challenge Awards Ceremony, 04/14, 6 pm!
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Who Will Win Cozad?

Join us for the Cozad New Venture Challenge Awards Ceremony on April 14 at 6pm to find out who will win the grand prizes. Head to our website to watch the event live!

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Meet The Campus-Wide Innovation Prize Winners!

Join us on April 15 at 6pm to find out who will win the Illinois Innovation Prize for $20,000 and the Fiddler Innovation Fellowship for $10,000. We will livestream the Awards Ceremony on the TEC  website

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Other Programs & Events

 
 

Apr. 17 | Health Make-A-Thon: The Carle Illinois College of Medicine will host its third-annual Health Make-a-Thon on April 17 from 2-5 pm. This online event is open to public. Twenty teams of citizen-scientists, students, healthcare practitioners from across the state of Illinois will pitch their ideas for improving health. Ten winning teams will be selected, with each receiving $10,000 in resources, materials, and mentorship, and access to the Health Maker Lab network of design and making facilities at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign to design, fabricate and prototype their idea. Learn More & Register→

 
 

Apr. 25 | iVenture Application Due: iVenture supports student-led startups from across campus with expertise, support, and up to $10,000 to cultivate their ideas. Since its inception, iVenture has supported 81 teams from over 40 fields of study and helped raise over $30m for their teams. Apply by April 25.  Learn More & Apply

 
 

Greylock X Fellows: Venture Capital firm Greylock runs Greylock X, an invitation-only learning program for students and recent graduates who are interested in entrepreneurship. Meet fellow graduate students doing applied research in the fields of AI, distributed systems, and security. Build relationships with venture-backed founders. Gain exposure to and feedback from the investors at Greylock. The program runs from mid-June to mid-August 2021 and sessions will be held remotely on Zoom. Questions? Email Yuliya Mykhaylovska  at yuliya@greylock.com. Learn More

 
 

Women in Entrepreneurship Lunch & Learn Seminar: Join Origin Ventures Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership at the Gies College of Business for knowledge sharing and engaging discussions with women entrepreneurs. Open to all. Learn More & Register →

 
   
 

Get Hired

 
 

Bimotal Hiring Digital Marketing Interns: Bimotal is an electric drivetrain company focused on personal mobility. Founded by an Illinois alumnus, the startup is launching their first product in the recreational outdoors space this year and are looking for paid, part-time, remote digital marketing interns to help build their brand following through content creation and collaborations with established audiences. If you have an entrepreneurial hustle and an interest in the space, please email Jason Roesslein at jason@bimotal.com with a description of why you would be good fit for the position, and any questions. Learn More →

 
   
 

Illinois Entrepreneurs in the News

 
 

Hot off the presses!

  • U of I Among the Top 10 Schools Graduating the Highest Number of Funded Founders. Read More →
  • Two U of I Students Raise Over $30,000 For Their Businesses Through the College New Venture Challenge. Read More →
  • Chicago Company Cameo Raises $100M in New Funding. Read More →
 
 
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