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Transform Accelerator for Data Science & Emerging AI Startups Launches

New Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation program provides support to early-stage companies built on data science and AI technologies; applications are now extended to January 25th. The University of…
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UChicago Launches Polsky Deep Tech Ventures to Support Startups Bringing Science, Tech to Market

The $20M initiative will include a new venture fund and a series of sector-specific accelerators to provide startups with technical and market expertise.   The Polsky Center is…
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Q&A With Steve Kaplan, Co-author of New Academic Book on Private Equity

Private equity has become an increasingly popular investment vehicle as it outperforms other asset classes and access expands to the broader investing public. What’s been missing, said Steve Kaplan, one…
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11th Annual College New Venture Challenge Announces Competing Undergraduate Teams

The Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, in partnership with University of Illinois' Grainger College of Engineering is pleased to announce the 16 teams selected for the 11th annual College…
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Meet Abigail Prescott, the Polsky Center’s New Executive Director of Marketing and Communications

The Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation is pleased to announce that Abigail Prescott has joined the executive leadership team as executive director of marketing and communications. She will…
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Digital Health, Therapeutics Startups Selected for George Shultz Innovation Fund Finals

The Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the University of Chicago has announced the companies selected for the 2022 fall cohort of the George Shultz Innovation Fund. Managed by…
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Chicago Inno’s “Under 25” Honors Seven UChicago Grads Making Waves as Young Innovators

Chicago Inno’s annual list of rising young innovators found plenty of entrepreneurial talent to celebrate at the University of Chicago. The 2022 "Inno Under 25" list featured seven recent…
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Six Graduating Students Receive Polsky Founders’ Fund Fellowships to Work On Their Ventures Full-Time

The Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation is pleased to announce the six recipients of the 2022 Polsky Founders’ Fund Fellowship (PF3), a program that provides funding to graduating UChicago…
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3 Startups Awarded $200,000 Each to Build Out Teams, Launch Novel Products

Flow Medical, Lismikro, and OrisDX each have been awarded a $200,000 co-investment from the George Shultz Innovation Fund to further develop their technologies. Managed by the Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship…

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