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,…

Rattan L. Khosa SeedCon 2023: Building for Resilience

The Polsky Center and Chicago Booth’s Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital (EVC) Group co-hosted Rattan L. Khosa SeedCon 2023, Booth’s annual flagship entrepreneurship and venture capital conference, on January 27. This…

‘This is What the Future Looks Like’: Celebrating Quantum Innovation in Chicago

Last week, World Business Chicago and the Chicago Quantum Exchange (CQE) hosted leading innovators in celebration of Chicago’s quantum and deep tech ecosystem. The event doubled as a ribbon-cutting ceremony…

6 UChicago Researchers to Present at Illinois Ignite

Researchers from the University of Chicago are showcasing novel technologies and innovative startups at the third biennial Illinois Ignite. The event takes place on September 22, 2022, from 9:00…

Polsky Exchange to Host Open House to Mark Full Reopening to the Community

The Polsky Exchange, a University of Chicago initiative that offers business education and resources to South and West Side entrepreneurs, has fully reopened to the community after a long pandemic…

SPIN’s Inaugural Cohort Departs with New Connections, Mindset, and Tools to Move Forward: ‘I Highly Recommend This Program’

Led by the Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, the Strategic Program for Innovation at the National Labs (SPIN) earlier this year launched with 17 scientists and staff from Argonne…

AbbVie, University of Chicago Symposium to Showcase Latest Oncology Research Efforts

The UChicago-AbbVie Research Symposium celebrates another successful year of strategic partnership, showcasing select innovative research efforts in oncology. Taking place Friday, August 19, 2022, the symposium aims to stimulate…

Compass Demo Day to Feature 5 Investor-Ready Deep Tech Startups

Polsky Science Ventures and the Compass deep tech accelerator team at the University of Chicago are hosting a “demo day” to highlight innovative research and technologies seeking growth opportunities.…

In “The Power Law,” Journalist Sebastian Mallaby Explores the “Intellectual Mystery” of Venture Capital

All investing is a bet on uncertainty. But venture capital investing, often in fledgling companies without cash flow or any proof of viability, is so uncertain as to be an…

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