Have a startup idea? Want the startup experience but don't have an idea? Take the Cozad New Venture Challenge! The Cozad New Venture Challenge is a student new venture acceleration program aimed at accelerating student startup ideas with funding, mentoring and more. Teams are invited to create a venture around an idea of their choice. The workshops, assignments, mentorship, and events guide teams through the startup process. Since 2000, close to $2 million has been awarded in cash and in-kind prizes to student innovators through Cozad New Venture Challenge. Visit go.illinois.edu/Cozad to learn more, and apply by Jan. 22, 2019.