2016-2017 Applications now open

Join University of Illinois' top student startups in iVenture Accelerator's third cohort.
The next round of applications are due on Sunday, March 19th. There will be one additional round for teams to apply – due April 30th – after the Cozad New Venture Competition. You are allowed to apply in any round, and your venture will receive valuable feedback from our cross-campus review committee.

Key Dates

First Round – Deadline: Wednesday, October 26th

Deadline: 7 pm on Wednesday, October 26

Round 2 – Deadline: Sunday, February 5th

Deadline: 11:59 pm on Sunday, February 5th

Round 3 – Deadline: Sunday, March 19th

Deadline: 11:59 pm on Sunday, March 19th

Round 4 – Deadline: Friday, April 30th

Deadline: 11:59 pm pm on Friday, April 30th

iVenture 2016-2017 – Summer Session Begins!

The full-time summer session of the iVenture Accelerator kicks off! Students work full-time over the summer at Research Park. The summer component includes MWF lunches with speakers and office hours, multiple trips to Chicago, and more!

Summer Session Ends

iVenture 2015-2016 – Fall Kickoff!

The iVenture Seminar course kicks off. iVenture Fellows enroll in either BADM199 or TE498 sections. This course provides further skills and venture development curriculum and regular feedback from peers and instructors to maintain venture progress and accountability.