Blue Streaks Venture Studio

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About

In a rapidly evolving business education landscape, innovation is the key to sustainable growth.  The Blue Streak Venture Studio (BSV) is a collaboration combining the expertise and resources of the Boler College of Business, the Finance Department and the Entrepreneurship program at John Carroll University.

What is the Blue Streak Venture Studio?

BSV is a student-led venture studio operated with oversight by Boler's world-class faculty. Our mission is to support student and alum ventures to get to their next round of funding while providing our students a unique experiential opportunity in venture capital and entrepreneurship.  We position our students to walk alongside our faculty as we work with early stage startups to progress their journey from idea to MVP, to market validation to scaling. 

Our Support to JCU Students, Alumni, and Community Entrepreneurs

Our venture studio leverages our strong professional network, experience, and resources to guide John Carroll University  students, alums, and community ventures. Our dedicated team provides strategic and tactical guidance from ideation to product market validation, assembling teams, and securing funding, ensuring a higher likelihood of success.

We are committed to fostering innovation by providing a nurturing environment for startups. Backed by a world-class team of seasoned entrepreneurs and industry experts, the studio funders provide a wealth of experience and knowledge through mentorship. 

Our Support to JCU Finance Students

The Blue Streak Venture Studio offers training and unique hands-on opportunities to finance and entrepreneurship students to develop a deeper understanding of investment strategies and risk management practices, preparing our students for successful careers in venture capital and investment banking.

How Your Donation Will Make Impacts

We are seeking at least $25,000 in funding to accelerate the studio's growth.  Your support enables the studio to broaden its scope, extending its resources to more entrepreneurs and fostering innovation within John Carroll University.

  • The fund will be allocated towards:
  • Scouting promising startups
  • Providing seed capital to startups
  • Developing educational and experiential programs in training entrepreneurs and venture capitalists
  • Recruiting and retaining startup mentors
  • Building strategic partnerships with JCU alums, industry leaders, and accelerators, deepening our connections and commitments within the Cleveland Ecosystem.

Through your contribution, you directly empower the development of JCU students and future JCU business leaders, cultivate groundbreaking ideas, and drive positive change within our community.

Additional Info
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Dr. Doan Winkel, Director, Muldoon Center of Entrepreneurship

65 days ago by Michelle Williams

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