Build and Launch Accelerator Accepts 15 Teams for the 2024 Summer Program

The Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation today announced the 15 startups selected to participate in the 2024 Polsky Accelerators, 10-week summer programs open to all University of Chicago…

6 Chicago Booth Students Honored with 2024 Student Entrepreneurship Awards

Chicago Booth School of Business recently recognized six outstanding MBA students who demonstrated leadership in entrepreneurship, venture capital, or private equity during their time at school. The annual Student…

Quantum Ecosystem Leaders Expand Collaboration to ‘Drive Meaningful Advances’

Quantum ecosystem leaders from the U.S. and Canada are expanding collaboration to create a positive and sustainable impact on society through quantum information science and technologies. Representatives from Distriq, Quantum…

Automated Investment App Investable Takes First Place Prize of $50,000 at the 17th Annual Global New Venture Challenge

The 17th Annual Global New Venture Challenge (GNVC) has awarded first place to Investable, an automated robo-advisor app linked to your payroll which makes investing effortless. The app deducts…

Supply Chain Software Startup Takes First Place at 2024 NVC as Judges Award Record-Breaking $1.9M in Total Investments

FreshX, a startup developing a supply chain software which helps food companies and freight brokers easily book and manage cold chain transportation and storage, has won first place in…

7 Mission-driven UChicago Teams to Compete for $150,000 at 2024 John Edwardson, ’72, Social New Venture Challenge Finals

The following story was originally published by the Rustandy Center for Social Sector Innovation. Seven mission-driven teams with innovative ideas, including leveraging AI to aid career development, efficient…

Clinical Trials Software Startup Takes First Place at 2024 Alumni New Venture Challenge Finals

Four startups received investment at the Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation’s 2024 Alumni New Venture Challenge (ANVC) finals. The ANVC, which launched in 2019, is the alumni track…

11 Startups to Compete for Over $1M in 28th Annual Edward L. Kaplan, ’71, New Venture Challenge Finals

The Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation is excited to announce the eleven teams advancing to the finals of the 28th annual Edward L. Kaplan, ’71, New Venture Challenge…

Global New Venture Challenge (GNVC) Announces 7 Finalists to Compete for more than $100,000 in Investments

Seven teams have been selected for the 17th annual Global New Venture Challenge (GNVC) finals, taking place on Friday, May 31st. The GNVC is a track of the top-ranked…

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