TE 398 CNV - Startup City Scholars (CNVC)

Spring 2021

Startup City Scholars (CNVC)TE398CNV70904OLC21350 - 1700 W    John S Thode

Official Description

Subject offerings of innovation, creativity, technology and entrepreneurship intended to augment the existing curriculum. See class schedule or departmental course information for topics and prerequisites. Course Information: May be repeated in the same or separate term if topics vary.

Section Description

Through the Startup City Scholar track, students spend a semester as a Grainger Engineering City Scholar and also participate in the prestigious College New Venture Challenge (CNVC) hosted by the Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the University of Chicago. Applicants may be eligible for a $5,000 scholarship to spend the semester working on a student-led venture. UIUC lead teams must include a University of Chicago student on their team. Accepted teams are eligible to win prizes in the form of SAFE funds from a pool of up to $100,000. Meet Chicago?s tech leaders and investors who can help launch your company. This course will be delivered via Compass 2g.