Academia and Private Sector Meet at 10th Annual Entrepreneurship Through Acquisition Conference

The Polsky Center, in collaboration with the Chicago Booth School of Business and Northwestern Kellogg School of Management, hosted the 10th annual Booth-Kellogg Entrepreneurship Through Acquisition (ETA) Conference this week.…

Profound Trends Have Led to Unique Singularity Event: Samir Mayekar Talks Deep Tech

Several trends have culminated in a unique “singularity event,” said former Chicago Deputy Mayer Samir Mayekar at the inaugural Deep Tech Ventures Showcase in June. Deep Tech Ventures at the…

A Distinguished Entrepreneur: Roopa Gandhi, MBA ’96, Talks How Sacrifice, a Refusal to Fail (and Luck) Led to Success

It was for an assignment at Chicago Booth that Roopa Gandhi, MBA ’96, first visualized her career as an entrepreneur. Next year, the company will be celebrating 25 years. “Sometimes…

Incorporation/Organization Day Helps Local Entrepreneurs Form Legal Business Entities

The Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation recently hosted Incorporation/Organization Day, a first-of-its-kind event in Chicago that connected West and South Side entrepreneurs with attorneys from local law firms to…

Improve Outcomes at Your Organization with Healthcare Informatics

Institutions that understand how to collect, store, and share data while adhering to ethical and legal guidelines will have an advantage across many facets of healthcare delivery. Collecting and sharing…

Polsky Center Namesake Michael Polsky Talks Entrepreneurship Journey in Recent Fireside Chat

Ukrainian-born serial entrepreneur and energy visionary Michael Polsky, MBA ’87 recently sat down with Jay Schrankler, associate vice president and head of the Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, to…

Winter Collaboratorium to Connect Students, Scientists Showcasing a Range of Innovations

The winter Collaboratorium will connect innovators from UChicago Medicine, the Physical Sciences Division, and Argonne's Chain Reaction Innovations program with University of Chicago students. The Collaboratorium provides the opportunity for…

Private Equity Conference Spotlights Industry Uncertainty

Speakers from throughout the industry recently gathered to discuss the challenges – and opportunities at the 22nd BPOC Private Equity Conference. When David Rubenstein JD ’73 appeared on stage, the…

How Technology Commercialization Teams Are Thinking Differently

Traditional technology commercialization operations teams are being asked to do more – an expanding scope of work that includes an increasingly diverse group of stakeholders. A panel of operations experts,…

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