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New Venture Competition Awards $72,000 in Prizes to Boston University Entrepreneurs

From revolutionizing dental care and eliminating avoidable vision loss to providing innovative data solutions for businesses and high-protein vegan snacks, the winning ventures at Boston University's annual New Venture Competition (NVC) showcased the incredible potential of BU's entrepreneurial community. The competition, which has supported hundreds of student-led teams for more than 20 years, awarded a […]

Social Entrepreneurship

Announcing the 2024 Enlight Fellows and Increased Funding

Now, more than ever, our world needs social impact-driven leaders across all disciplines to solve some of the world’s largest problems. We at Innovate@BU, with the generous support of the Enlight Foundation, are committed to empowering these future leaders and equipping them with the skills they need to make real change.


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]