Building a generation of leaders, innovators, and entrepreneurs.
Empowering the next generation of digital entrepreneurs
Novus is committed to building a generation of leaders, innovators, and entrepreneurs by empowering the youth of today with the skills needed to succeed tomorrow.
Novus Club hosts events and develops programming that is accessible, inclusive, and valuable to students from all backgrounds.
Novus Club actively works to develop corporate partnerships that keeps fees affordable for students from all backgrounds.
Over 90% of Pitch Day participants are interested in pursuing higher education in business or computer science.
Novus Club works with partner schools to develop and distribute inclusive marketing material that appeals to students from all backgrounds.
Pitch Day 2019
In 2019, Novus Club brought over 100 talented high school entrepreneurs to 1871 to pitch their startups to local industry practitioners for a micro seed investment prize. Students who attended Pitch Day experienced an amazing opportunity to learn, create, and grow.
Annually, Novus Club partners with Chicago-local companies to host a pitch competition for high school students in the Chicagoland area.