Recent News

06Sep2016
TENANT: Serra Ventures | CATEGORY: Enterpriseworks

Reconstruct, a computer vision based analytics company for the construction industry based in the EnterpriseWorks incubator, has received $850,000 of seed round funding. The raise was led by Serra Ventures, which is also based in the University of Illinois Research Park, with Illinois Ventures joining as part of the syndicate. 

23Aug2016
TENANT: IllinoisRocstar LLC | CATEGORY: Enterpriseworks

CHAMPAIGN – The News-Gazette’s Paul Wood highlights local tech innovators in his column, “Wired In.” Recently he sat down with William Dick, the president of Illinois RocStar, an EnterpriseWorks graduate that has offices in the University of Illinois Research Park. 

15Aug2016
CATEGORY: Enterpriseworks

CHAMPAIGN – The News-Gazette’s Paul Wood highlights local tech innovators in his column, “Wired In.” This week he sat down with William Widjaja, the CEO of Tweetsense.

09Aug2016
TENANT: Intelinair | CATEGORY: Enterpriseworks

CHAMPAIGN – Each week the News-Gazette’s Paul Wood features a local tech innovator in his column, Wired In. This week he sat down with Naira Hovakimyan, co-founder of IntelinAir.

08Aug2016
CATEGORY: Enterpriseworks

CHAMPAIGN – Chicago Inno, a leading Chicago online business magazine, covered iVenture’s Chicago Demo Day, held on August 4, 2016 at Avant’s downtown office.

05Aug2016
TENANT: Intelliwheels | CATEGORY: Enterpriseworks

CHAMPAIGN – Chicago Inno, one of the Midwest’s leading online tech and business magazines, recently did a profile on Josh George. The article highlights George’s life, athleticism, and his involvement with EnterpriseWorks startup Intelliwheels.

19Jul2016
CATEGORY: Enterpriseworks

CHAMPAIGN – A recent survey conducted at the Research Park puts the employment total to 1,711. 594 of those employees are student interns, of which 57% are undergraduates and 43% are graduate students.

18Jul2016
CATEGORY: Enterpriseworks

CHAMPAIGN – Crain’s Chicago Business, one of Chicago’s leading business journals, recently announced their sixth iteration of their Tech 50 list. Their annual lists (and the full 230-person archive) are meant to highlight standouts in Chicago’s ever expanding tech scene. Adam Tilton is one of them.

15Jul2016
CATEGORY: Enterpriseworks

CHAMPAIGN – The Big Ten Network highlighted the work and progress made by Amber Ag, a participant in the I-Venture Accelerator Program. Amber Ag was the 2016 Cozad Grand Prize winner and brought home over $30,000 in award funds.

The Big Ten write-up focused on their product, how it came to be, and where the company is going next. Their product, a moisture sensor for grain silos, is intended to save farmers tens of thousands of dollars each season.

15Jul2016
CATEGORY: Enterpriseworks

CHAMPAIGN – Fox News (WCCU) took some time this past week to sit down with students participating in the I-Venture Accelerator Program. The program, launched in the Summer of 2015, is designed to support teams of students through the process of starting their own company based on a product or idea they have had. The program provides stipends, funding, expert support, and working space. Space in Research Park is available for use for iVenture recipients.

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