Semi-final teams selected for the College New Venture Challenge

The Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business has officially announced the 10 semi-final teams moving on to the next phase of the College New Venture Challenge (CNVC). The CNVC is the college track of the university’s business launch program, the Edward L. Kaplan, ’71, New Venture Challenge (NVC), which is designed to help student teams turn their ideas into viable businesses.

Learn more about the teams moving on to Phase II of the College New Venture Challenge:

Averia has developed a device for concussion screening that is accessible and affordable for youth and high school athletics.

Bee Nana™ is a frozen dessert innovation that is tasty, pure, and simple.

Chrono is a real-time collaborative planner that lets you make and share plans.

The CMOS humidity sensor project aims to build a sensor in order to increase indoor air quality and building efficiency, initially for HVAC applications.

Coconut is a social commerce app that facilitates peer-to-peer online transactions by leveraging the social network of friends.

Cromo empowers businesses to take advantage of grassroots marketing by offering their customers promotions in exchange for social media posts.

Habit Shop is a productivity app that rewards users for completing new routines that will become habits.

HitPartner is a mobile service that connects the tennis community giving players at all levels easy access to national, collegiate, and professional level training partners.

MUNSuite streamlines and centralizes communications and engagement for and between Model United Nations conferences and delegates at all levels of the activity.

Treehouse is a subleasing marketplace aiming to match college students with the perfect subtenant or sublessor.