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Meet the 2024 Summer Accelerator Cohort!

Ten early-stage ventures have been selected to participate in Innovate@BU’s Summer Accelerator program! This 10-week intensive program helps students build their ventures through mentorship, entrepreneurial education, and more.  Looking to support student innovators with your skills and gain experience at one of these amazing new ventures? Join the Innovate@BU Talent Network, where our student innovators can reach […]

Ten Student Teams Will Battle for $72,000 at Innovator’s Night on April 25

Stakes are high for the 10 student teams who’ve advanced to the final round of Boston University’s New Venture Competition! Chosen from a pool of nearly 150 applications, they’ll compete for $72,000 in prizes. Find out who will win at Innovator’s Night, our biggest party of the year, on April 25! 🎉 Did You Know? […]

Could This Be the Next SNL? BU Student’s Wicked Smaht Comedy Troupe Performs This Weekend

Bella Ramirez (COM’25, CAS’25) founded the intercollegiate sketch comedy group that gives back to charity. Bella is a member of the Innovation Pathway.

Meet the Semi-Finalists of the New Venture Competition

Get ready for an exciting showdown as 20 teams of BU students and recent alumni advance to the New Venture Competition semi-finals! Chosen from a pool of nearly 150 applications, they’re competing for $72,000 in prizes. Watch the awards ceremony at Innovator’s Night, our largest party of the year, on April 25 at 6:00pm! You’ll […]

Innovate@BU Awards $15,000 to Students Who Came Up with Ways to Help Boston Face Climate Change

Climate Innovation Challenge Finale also gave applicants coaching, professional development, and networking opportunities with Boston-area nonprofits.

Heatwise EcoEquity Initiative, led by Megan Ryder (SPH’25) wins Climate Innovation Challenge

Boston University’s Climate Innovation Challenge concluded yesterday at the Kilachand Honors College, unveiling innovators poised to make significant strides in climate resilience. Presented by Innovate@BU, The BU Climate Innovation Challenge invited current BU students and Class of 2023 alumni to submit big ideas for how the City of Boston could address climate change and hosted […]

Meet the BU Climate Innovation Challenge Finalists at the Grand Finale!

We are thrilled to announce our four BU Climate Innovation Challenge finalists! Hear their pitch to an illustrious panel of experts (below) and find out who wins by joining us at the grand finale event on March 7! Finalists Idori Idori is addressing the critical need for early sustainability education through an innovative combination of […]

Announcing the BU Climate Innovation Challenge Semi Finalists!

We are thrilled to announce the semi-finalists for the BU Climate Innovation Challenge! Hear the finalists’ pitches and find out who wins by joining us at the finale event on March 7! 4RtistsBoston 4RtistsBoston aims to reduce waste and improve access to art supplies by collecting donated materials from the Boston area and distributing them […]