2018 Cozad New Venture Competition Winners

May 07, 2018
Vitrix Health

Read the full article on the College of Engineering website.

Congratulations to the official winners of the 2018 Cozad New Venture Competition. Vitrix Health won the grand prize of $25,000 plus several thousand dollars of in-kind prizes at this year’s competition, followed by Agrimy Agriculture, Jetson Robotics, and RingWing, who will all receive incubation space at EnterpriseWorks for 12 months.

Additionally, Vitrix Health took home the EnterpriseWorks I-Start Prize, which "provides 80% funding for the cost of first-year legal services, accounting/financial assistance, SBIR application consulting, business plan and market research preparation, basic website development and logo design."

Vitrix Health and Agrimy Agriculture were awarded with 10 hours in free consulting services for review of business plan and/or pitch will be determined at a later date by Serra Ventures.

CradleCare will receive space at the I-Venture Accelerator, a yearlong, educational startup acceleration program which "enables student-led startups to create economic and social value by supporting student entrepreneurs with knowledge, funding, and access to world-class University of Illinois resources and alumni."