Student Funds

5 05, 2021

Introducing Lux Libertas Ventures: UNC’s first student-run venture capital fund 

By |2021-05-05T18:49:38+00:00May 5th, 2021|North Carolina, Student Funds|0 Comments

Lux Libertas Ventures is UNC’s first student-run venture capital fund, specializing in Generation Z consumer investments. LLV focuses on pre-seed investments into consumer internet startups that attack the problems faced by Generation Z, such as mental health, digital wellness, consumer banking and other areas of exploration. The organization is run entirely by UNC students with a [...]

29 04, 2021

We have Liftoff! UCalgary students pitch inspiring venture concepts 

By |2021-04-29T11:00:29+00:00April 29th, 2021|Canada, Competition, Student Funds|0 Comments

Calgary students put their entrepreneurial ideas into action and imagined a different future. For farmers: a tool to monitor seed quality before harvest. For young women: an educational skin-care product. For vulnerable populations: EcoDome housing. Innovative new products and services like these, and more, occupied centre stage when the Hunter Hub for Entrepreneurial Thinking, in partnership [...]

22 04, 2021

McGill Dobson Centre surpasses $1-billion milestone in startup seed funding 

By |2021-04-22T09:43:52+00:00April 22nd, 2021|Canada, Startup Fund, Student Funds|0 Comments

The McGill Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurship has reached a remarkable milestone: The startups it has supported have now raised more than $1 billion in seed funding (source: Crunchbase). “To sustain a steep growth curve, startups often need to burn capital before achieving profitability. This new milestone demonstrates the strong momentum that our startups are experiencing,” says [...]

14 04, 2021

Over $1.4M in prizes awarded at Rice University’s student startup competition 

By |2021-04-14T13:58:18+00:00April 14th, 2021|Accelerator/incubator, Student Funds, Texas|0 Comments

In its 21st year, the Rice Business Plan Competition hosted 54 student-founded startups from all over the world — its largest batch of companies to date — and doled out over $1.4 million in cash and investment prizes at the week-long virtual competition. RBPC, which is put on by the Rice Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship, took place [...]

14 04, 2021

New Startup Launch Program Helps Early-Stage Startups with $5K Grants

By |2021-04-14T13:54:45+00:00April 14th, 2021|California, Student Funds|0 Comments

Early-stage startups need lots of support and resources to succeed. The UCI Beall Applied Innovation new Startup Launch Program is well-aware of this startup struggle and is offering a Startup Launch Grant for emerging companies that need capital to get their businesses off the ground. The Startup Launch Grant provides up to $5,000 to help [...]

1 04, 2021

MSU’s Center for Entrepreneurship and Outreach awards $36K during annual Startup Summit | Mississippi State University

By |2021-04-01T10:46:13+00:00April 1st, 2021|Mississippi, Student Funds|0 Comments

Mississippi State’s Center for Entrepreneurship and Outreach again hosted its annual Startup Summit, the university’s top student business venture competition, which resulted in a first-place tie in the event’s grand finale. MSU’s two grand prize recipients are Shuvam Saha, an engineering doctoral student from Kolkata, India, and Stone Vincent, a fashion design and merchandising master’s [...]

1 04, 2021

Alums gives thousands to local Miami U accelerator

By |2021-04-01T10:42:42+00:00April 1st, 2021|Foundation-support, Ohio, Student Funds|0 Comments

A pair of Miami University alums are giving a financial boost to the school's in-house accelerator program. Jeffrey and Sarah Kadlic have committed $50,000 to start the Sarah and Jeffrey Kadlic Entrepreneurial Growth Fund to benefit the RedHawk Launch Accelerator, the Oxford university announced Monday. The program, based in Over-the-Rhine's Union Hall, is a seed stage startup accelerator for [...]

24 03, 2021

Ball State Entrepreneurial Students Secure Pre Seed Funds For Startups

By |2021-03-24T15:40:30+00:00March 24th, 2021|Student Funds|0 Comments

The Entrepreneurship Center at Ball State University has announced the winners of two pre-seed fund grants to aid in student venture development efforts. This semester’s winners are Teah Mirabelli, a junior majoring in Theatre with a minor in Entrepreneurial Management, and Mike Demski, a senior majoring in Entrepreneurial Management with a minor in Economics. The Entrepreneurship Center [...]

10 03, 2021

Intern builds confidence through work with startup in entrepreneurship program | Penn State University

By |2021-03-10T10:22:37+00:00March 10th, 2021|Pennsylvania, Student Funds|0 Comments

 For Jeanette Debek, the problem-solving nature of entrepreneurship sparks a special type of excitement. To foster this excitement and learn more about the entrepreneurial mindset, the junior studying advertising in the Donald P. Bellisario College of Communications enrolled in Penn State’s intercollege minor in entrepreneurship and innovation (ENTI). Debek’s ENTI courses educated her on entrepreneurship concepts, and [...]