Penn Center for Innovation


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I-Corps Resources


Entrepreneurship World Cup

The world’s largest global pitch competition. GSVlabs is thrilled to be partnering with the Entrepreneurship World Cup (EWC) for the second year in a row, seeking out the best early and growth stage startups in the U.S. and Canada to compete virtually at the National Finals for a share in $75,000 cash prizes. Winners will go on to pitch at the Global Finals for a $1 million cash prize plus $75 million in in-kind support. Apply here.


AVX: Academic Venture Exchange

AVX is a non-profit cooperative exchange connecting high-value talent with early start-ups backed with research and IP from leading comprehensive research universities across the U.S.

Several I-Corps companies are part of AVX: Vetigenics (Fall 2018) develops targeted canine-derived antibody fragments for diagnostic and therapeutic use, Innervace (Fall 2017) develops bioengineered brain pathways to treat Parkinson’s Disease, and Mechano-Therapeutics (Fall 2016) develops mechanically-activated microcapsules for drug delivery.