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Student participants Ari Carter, a DePaul MBA candidate, and Peyton Pritikin took home third place for their business, Cloche, an online investment platform for millennial women.

The Coleman Entrepreneurship Center connects you to the resources you need to help you build, launch and scale your business. Browse the following list of opportunities hosted by organizations and universities throughout the U.S. in addition to competitions for DePaul students and alumni.

If you're interested in an external partnership, email Coleman Center Associate Director Aparna Grover, who can guide you on the application process.

Competition Title Description  When   Application  Deadline Prize
CEC COVID-19 Idea Challenge This is an opportunity for all DePaul students to share an innovative idea that helps entrepreneurs during the COVID-19 pandemic. To enter, participants should record a 90-second video of their pitch. Winners will be announced week of June 1 May 29 $1,000 tuition scholarship
Techstars Chicago Accelerator Techstars Chicago is now accepting applications for its winter accelerator program. Techstars is a leading accelerator program that invests in, and supports, early stage startups. To qualify, companies should have less than $2.5 million in funding and an exceptional founding team of two to five founders. Nov. 2 July 26 N/A