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Accelerating University of Illinois Student Entrepreneurs
The iVenture Accelerator enables student-led startups to create economic and social value by supporting student entrepreneurs with knowledge, funding, and access to world-class University of Illinois resources and alumni.
Launched in Summer 2015, the iVenture Accelerator supports a class of the universities top student startup teams to spend the summer on campus with the time and support they need find product-market fit, build prototypes, pilot programs, build key partnerships, and scale. Whether you are creating a technological innovation, social venture, or cultural campaign, this accelerator equips you with the time, space, resources, and mentorship necessary to turn your idea into a scalable venture.
Early-stage financial support
Expert Coaches and Advisors
Co-Working Space @ Research Park and Grainger Library
Workshops and office hours
Engaging with Chicago startup ecosystem
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The iVenture Accelerator brings together the people, resources, and networks of Illinois’ cross-campus entrepreneurship units – these units make up the iVenture core committee, whose members work in collaboration to provide the iVenture fellows the best support possible.