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
Interview with Industrial Design major & entrepreneur...
Apply to join iVenture 4 (2018-2019)! Final wave applications...
Jennifer Bechtel from Innovation Living-Learning Community...
Brought to you by Entrepreneurship at Illinois
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.