Coleman Entrepreneurship Center — The entrepreneurial hub for students, faculty, staff, and alumni of DePaul University in Chicago

DePaul’s Coleman Entrepreneurship Center is a partner to the university’s nationally ranked academic entrepreneurship program in the Driehaus College of Business. The Center serves as an entrepreneurial hub for DePaul students, faculty and alumni, as well as the broader Chicago business community.

Are You Up for the Challenge?

Are You Up for the Challenge? – If you’re a member of the DePaul community, Launch DePaul is your opportunity to submit and pitch a new business idea.

Win cash prizes and in-kind services to help you launch your new venture!

A series of workshops will assist participants in preparation for the submission deadline on April 21, 2014.

Current DePaul University undergraduate and graduate students, as well as alumni of 2013 are eligible to compete.

To participate, a team must have at least two and no more than six members.

Fifty percent of the team must consist of current DePaul students or 2013 graduates.

Teams will compete for a pool of $10,000 in cash and additional awards of in-kind services.

The prize pool will be distributed among finalist teams based on evaluations from our team of judges, as well as audience votes, at the Launch DePaul Awards Ceremony on May 21, 2014.

Launch DePaul is a major event of the Center in Spring 2014, and we are looking for individuals to be involved in many ways–

as participants, sponsors, judges, and more.

Please keep updated with more information as it becomes available.

Samuel Smith

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