CSU System Creates a Venture Capital Fund to Encourage Innovation and Collaboration in Higher Ed

The Colorado State University System has created a $1.5 million venture capital fund to support innovation and promote collaboration in higher education. Proposals submitted to this fund must be related to improving higher education, with a focus on supporting academic programs, expanding the system’s statewide presence, creating financial sustainability, or improving Colorado’s future. It is preferred that proposals include an aspect of collaboration within the CSU System or between other higher education institutions.

This fund is open to all students, staff, and faculty of the CSU System. Projects, programs or initiatives of up to $500,000 will be considered. The first round of proposals is due to the CSU System office by June 1. Visit theCSU System website for additional information and proposal submission guidelines.