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Application Deadline: Polsky Center LAUNCH Accelerator

The LAUNCH ACCELERATOR allows students to spend their summer fundraising for their venture, selling, and gaining/maintaining momentum.

The following people/teams are eligible to apply:

  • Full and part-time students of the University of Chicago
  • UChicago Alumni within 5 years of graduation
  • For-profit or non-profit ventures

Eligible companies plan to focus on:

  • Fundraising strategy
  • Sales and marketing
  • Customer acquisition

Apply if:

  • You have robust evidence of traction or product market fit
  • Your product/service is ready for seed funding
  • Your product/service is in the market and you are focused on sales or growth
  • You have completed a track of the New Venture Challenge (optional) or other startup accelerator program

The application deadline for the Polsky Center LAUNCH Accelerator is on April 4, 2022 at midnight.

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