Launch DePaul 2015 Finalists

Congratulations to the six final teams of Launch DePaul 2015!

AxeCrate, Ryan Siepka, College of Business
Kidsband, Jenny Fuerte, College of Computing and Digital Media
UpRide, Elizabeth Hakimi, College of Science and Health

Horse Pilates, Sue Nicole Susenburger, College of Communication
LingoStone, Yanqin Yang, College of Business
Smart Insurance Saver, Syed Hussain, College of Business

Please join us in celebrating our finalists at the Launch DePaul Awards Night on May 5, 2014
at the Lincoln Park Student Center, Room 120AB.

These six final teams will be presenting to a group of VIP “Shark-Tank” judges who will vote to select the winning teams. Members of the audience will vote to award an Audience Choice Award.

More information and tickets for awards night are available here.

Startup Internship Program Application 2015

DePaul students, apply for a summer startup internship here.

Chicago startups, apply for a summer intern here.


To see what last year’s student interns had to say about the program, click here.

Calling All Chicago Startups! Startup Alley Internship Fair is February 13th

EntrepreneurLooking for a spring or summer intern for your startup organization and want to get more involved with the DePaul entrepreneurial community?

On Friday, February 13, 2015, DePaul University’s Career Center and the Coleman Entrepreneurship Center will host a “Startup Alley” at DePaul’s Winter Internship Fair. The event will be held from 10am-2pm in the Atrium of the Lincoln Park Student Center. The fair will provide organizations the opportunity to recruit highly-qualified DePaul students for spring and summer internships in 2015. Student attendees hail from all areas of study offered at DePaul, and possess a great variety of work experiences and skills.

Who is eligible? Legally established startup organizations that are 3 years old or younger, with less than $500,000 raised in outside funding. Exhibition space is limited and will be handled on a first-come, first-served basis. 
The significantly reduced rate for startups is $75 to participate. For details, and to secure a potential sponsored spot, please email 

Participating startup organizations will also be recognized on the Coleman Entrepreneurship Center’s website, in our bi-monthly On the Radar newsletter, and our social media platforms.Don’t miss the chance to introduce your startup to hundreds of DePaul undergraduate and graduate students on February 13, 2015!