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  • New Venture Competition Info Session

    Learn about Innovate@BU's annual New Venture Competition and how you can compete for the $18,000 grand prize at our info session on 1/14


BUild Lab IDG Capital Student Innovation Center

Located on Commonwealth Avenue, the BUild Lab IDG Capital Student Innovation Center is home to Innovate@BU programs and is a space for BU Terriers to launch ideas, develop innovation and entrepreneurship skills, and get inspired.

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Innovation Pathway

Ready to transform your idea into something real? The Innovation Pathway is a self-paced program that guides students toward the resources and funding needed to launch a new idea of any kind.

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Signature Programs

At our signature programs, you can get inspired to create meaningful impact, learn to think like an entrepreneur, win funding, connect with experts and mentors, and so much more!

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11 Wellbeing Challenge Finalists Are Awarded $500 in Seed Funding

This fall student teams joined the BUild Lab’s community impact challenge to develop project or venture ideas that promote social, emotional and/or physical wellbeing.

Meet the 2021 Summer Accelerator Cohort

On June 7, 2021, Innovate@BU will kick off its annual Summer Accelerator program. 

Mount and RefEd Take Top Prize at Boston University’s $64k New Venture Competition Finale 

On Friday, April 16, 2020, Boston University’s Innovate@BU initiative awarded $64,000 to six student and alumni startups in the annual New Venture Competition.

24 Teams Advance to the New Venture Competition Semi-Finals

After two pitch nights, 24 teams will move on step closer to the $18,000 grand prize.

7 New Student Projects Funded by Sustainability Innovation Grants

Since fall 2019, the grant program has partially funded more than 40 student projects.

Celebrating 21 Years of the New Venture Competition

More than 700 teams have competed and over $171k has been awarded in cash prizes.

Meet the 41 BU Start-ups Who Will Compete in the New Venture Competition

On March 4th and 9th, the public is invited to hear 41 BU-led start-ups present short pitches during the first round of the competition.

Innovation Pathway Team Set to Produce a Hybrid Play Tackling Access to Reproductive Care

Emma Cavage (CFA’22) and Sydney Meyer’s (CFA’22) hybrid production of Dry Land will debut on March 19, 2021.