News Archive

Take a look at the latest news about the Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation: 

4 Illinoia Atudent Startups Will Compete in SXSW's Student Startup Madness
Chicago Inno - Jan. 11, 2017

This Startup Aims to Disrupt the Art Gallery
Chicago Inno - Jan. 11, 2017

Startups prep pitches for shot at New Venture Challenge
Chicago Tribune - Jan. 10, 2017

Forbes 30 Under 30: Food & Drink
Forbes - Jan. 4, 2017

Simple Mills' not-so-simple success: 5 questions with founder Katlin Smith
Chicgo Tribune - Jan. 3, 2017

Wintrust Business Lunch 12/31/16: Mike Lenz, Samantha Bomlamp, John Flavin
WGN Radio - Dec. 31, 2016

Jerry Jones-Backed Blue Star Sports Acquires UChicago-Born CaptainU
ChicagoInno - Dec. 30, 2016

Instacart Predicts These 2 Chicago Startups Will Have a Huge 2017
ChicagoInno - Dec. 29, 2016

Dishing up dinner and fixing democracy: These were our favorite launches in 2016
Built in Chicago - Dec. 23, 2016

Chicago Delivery Startup Foxtrot Launches Third Brick-and-Mortar
ChicagoInno - Dec. 21, 2016

New initiative connects entrepreneurs with leading Illinois energy lab
Midwest Energy News - Dec. 21, 2016

AbbVie, U of C choose first batch of cancer research projects
Crains - Dec. 19, 2016

17 Chicago Startups to Watch in 2017
ChicagoInno - Dec. 14, 2016

Nasal Spray for Migraines, Cooling Tower Water Treatment Receive $250 from UChicago Innovation Fund
ChicagoInno - Dec. 12, 2016

Get excited, coffee nerds -- the French press can be improved
Crain's - Dec. 9, 2016

Innovation Fund Invests $500,000 in health and energy companies
Polsky Center - Dec. 8, 2016

U of C to invest $25 million in startups
Crains's - Dec. 2, 2016

UChicago endowment to invest in startups with roots on campus
UChicago News – Dec. 2, 2016 

How UIUC Is Seeding a Chicago Tech Network of Founders & Investors
ChicagoInno - Dec. 1, 2016

Tech leaders say Donald Trump's immigration plan could hurt startups, workers
Chicago Tribune - Nov. 28, 2016

African start-up helps and inspires young female entrepreneurs
Financial Times - Nov. 27, 2016

In the Chamber of Secrets: J.K. Rowling's Net Worth
The New York Times - Nov. 24, 2016

An Engineer Designed These Sports Bras, Inspired by Chicago Architecture
ChicagoInno - Nov. 23, 2016

Wintrust Business Lunch with Suzanne Muchin  | Jon Najarian, Andrew Herrmann, John Flavin, and Amanda Moreno 
WGN - Nov. 15, 2016

Breaking Down the Election With BallotReady
ChicagoInno - Nov. 14, 2016

This startup wants to lay the groundwork for future loT startups
Built in Chicago - Nov. 11, 2016

Why this startup in looking at AI to make your golf swing better
Built in Chicago - Nov. 8, 2016

Polsky Center Entrepreneur-in-Residence Shares Advice in Entrepreneurship
The Chicago Maroon - Nov. 8, 2016

UChicago-Founded Menswear Startup Has a Kickstarter Success on Day One
ChicagoInno - Nov. 8, 2016

The Evolution of Entrepreneurship Through Acquisition  
Chicago Booth - Nov. 7, 2016 

Taking a Bite
Chicago Booth Magazine - Nov. 2, 2016

BallotReady Wants to Help Decode Your Intimidatingly Long Voting Ballot
Chicago Magazine - Oct. 31, 2016

Panelists talk politics and technology at Polsky
Hyde Park Herald - Oct. 27,2016

Scientist builds drug development company out of research lab
UChicago News - Oct. 27, 2016

Three Chicago Companies Are Named Best Workplaces for Women in Tech
ChicagoInno - Oct. 24, 2016 

Rate Your Chicago Police Encounter with Excuse Me Officer
Chicago Tribune - Oct. 19, 2016

Tovala Raises $1.6 Million for its Connected Oven, Goes on Sale March 1
VentureBeat - Oct. 18, 2016

EMBA Graduate's App Helps TV Viewers Buy What They See on Screen
Financial Times - Oct. 16, 2016 

Grapevyne Wins the Inaugural Inno U Challenge
ChicagoInno - Oct. 14, 2016 

The 2016 Top 100 Digital Companies in Chicago 
Built in Chicago - Oct. 13, 2016

Help for a Business Idea Trying to Catch Fire
New York Times - Oct. 12, 2016

From Corporate Pay to Private Prisons -- Lessons From the Nobelists
Wall Street Journal - Oct. 11, 2016

What 5 Chicago-Area Founders Learned From Working in Silicon Valley
Chicago Inno - Oct. 7, 2016

BallotReady Goes National with New Election Guides on 20,000 Candidates
Chicago Tribune - Oct. 4, 2016

The New Polsky Center Brings Innovation at UChicago Under One Brand
Chicago Inno - Oct. 4, 2016

Base Wants to Compete with the Big Boys in the CRM Artificial Intelligence Game
TechCrunch - Oct. 4, 2016

New Money: InContext Solutions Raises $15M to Bring Virtual Reality to Retail
Chicago Inno - Sept. 21, 2016

NVC Alums Rise Interactive and InContext Solutions make the Inc.'s 5000 2016 List for Fastest Growing Companies
Inc Magazine - Sept. 16, 2016

ExplORer Surgical, Chicago-based Health Tech Startup, Raises $1 Million
Chicago Tribune - Sept. 13, 2016

Research from Steven N. Kaplan: The Most Important Personality Trait for CEOs
New York Magazine - Sept. 13, 2016

Want to Found a Venture-Backed Startup? Go to These Illinois Schools 
C
hicago Inno - Sept. 13, 2016

Melissa Harris Joins U of C's Entrepreneurship Center
Chicago Sun-Times - Sept. 13, 2016 

8 Fall Internships That Can Help You Break Into Chicago's Tech and Startup Worlds 
Chicago Inno - Aug. 17, 2016

Polsky Center Expansion at University of Chicago Hits High Gear 
Blue Sky Innovation - Aug. 6, 2016

AbbVie, University of Chicago Collaborate to Advance Cancer Research
UChicagoNews - July 10, 2016

New Gift from Michael Polsky Creates Expanded Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation
UChicagoNews - May 23, 2016