Managed by the Polsky Center, the George Shultz Innovation Fund provides up to $250,000 in co-investment funding for early stage tech ventures coming out of University of Chicago, Argonne National Laboratory, Fermilab, and the Marine Biological Laboratory.
George Shultz Innovation Fund
Fund your startup
Applicants from across the University of Chicago, Argonne National Lab, Fermilab, and the Marine Biological Laboratory compete for up to $250,000 in seed capital.
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Innovation Fund Associates Program
Real World VC Experience
Associates perform deep diligence on the most compelling new ventures being built across our ecosystem.
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