Program Will Bring 150 of the Midwest’s Top Technology and Engineering Students to Chicago; 450 Students Have Participated Since 2011


Kevin Yun had his first spark of entrepreneurship with his social fitness app Fitsby. 


While studying at the University of Illinois, Tarun Malik had the idea to fill the gap between one’s address book and their LinkedIn account. 


Looking back, Illinois alumni, Keith Schacht had no idea that participating in the Cozad Competition as a student would have such an impact on his future career. 


Hashtagr is a search engine toolbox that accumulates various posts from social media sites into a simple and easy to use platform.   


When former Illinois student, Zach Tratar was given a chance to work for a new Silicon Valley startup, Backplane, it was an offer that he could not refuse.


When you were little girl (or boy) what did you want to be when you grew up? An astronaut? A ballerina? The purple Power Ranger? 


One day the airplane you fly on will be safer because its GPS device uses authentication technology being commercialized out of the lab of Professor Grace Gao at the University of Illinois. 


In 2012, the Innovation Living-Learning Community (LLC) within the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign created the Entrepreneurial Living-Learning Community Roundtable (ELLC) 

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