Finalists named for the 2017 College New Venture Challenge

The Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business has officially announced the 5 teams moving on to finals of the College New Venture Challenge. The Polsky Center’s premier start-up launch program, the Edward L. Kaplan, ’71, New Venture Challenge (NVC), is designed to help student teams turn their ideas into viable businesses.

Learn more about the teams moving on to the finals 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 makes Fronen, a frozen dessert innovation that is tasty, pure, and simple.

Competere seeks to boost the utilization rate for courts at tennis and other clubs by connecting players with willing coaches.

Gather streamlines and centralizes communications and engagement for student conferences such as Model United Nations. 

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