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PropTech Startup Andes STR Makes Magic with Short-Term Rentals in Orlando

A year after taking first place in Chicago Booth’s Edward L. Kaplan, ’71, New Venture Challenge (NVC), proptech startup Andes STR has $25 million in the bank to acquire…
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Social New Venture Challenge Awards Record $175K in Investment

The Rustandy Center for Social Sector Innovation at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and the Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation are pleased to announce the winners…
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OrisDX Wins 2022 New Venture Challenge with Saliva Test to Diagnose Oral Cancers

UPDATE: The investment totals have been updated to reflect additional investment made in the days following the winner announcement. A startup developing saliva-based diagnostics to screen for oral cancers and…
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Winner of 15th Annual GNVC Has “Golden Opportunity” To Help Companies Tackle AI Regulatory Compliance Headaches

The University of Chicago’s 15th Annual Global New Venture Challenge (GNVC) has awarded first place to See-Thru-AI, a Chicago-based startup that helps companies using machine learning and artificial intelligence to…
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Alumni New Venture Challenge Awards First Place to UNLISTED, a Startup Connecting Home Buyers with Off-Market Properties

The winner of the Polsky Center’s 4th annual Alumni New Venture Challenge (ANVC) is a Midwest startup that helps home buyers find their dream home with a secret weapon: cookies.…
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UChicago Spinout Super.tech Acquired by Quantum Ecosystem Leader ColdQuanta

A University of Chicago quantum software spinout and Duality Cohort 1 participant, Super.tech has been acquired by a global quantum ecosystem leader, ColdQuanta. Super.tech is embedded in Argonne National Laboratory's…
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UChicago Startup 4SR Biosciences Selected to Participate in Illumina Accelerator

A University of Chicago startup, 4SR Biosciences participated in the Polsky Center’s Compass Deep Tech Accelerator Program and is now set to participate in the prestigious Illumina Accelerator. “The Compass…
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Organ Transport Startup Wins First Place in UChicago’s College New Venture Challenge as Judges Dole out $150K in Investment to Undergrad-Led Teams at 10th Anniversary Finals

The Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation is pleased to announce the winners of the 10th Annual College New Venture Challenge (CNVC), which awarded $150,000 in investment to a diverse…
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Super.tech Secures $1.65M Grant and Launches New Benchmarking Suite for Quantum Computers

A University of Chicago quantum software spinout, Super.tech has been selected to receive $1.65 million in funding from the Department of Energy and today announced the release of SupermarQ, an…

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