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Polsky Weekly 10 // December 14

A look back at the most share-worthy, news-worthy, and innovative stories from 2018.
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Meet Polsky Member of the Month: Nwanyinma Nnodum

Polsky member Nwanyinma Nnodum first wandered into the Polsky Center with a slightly different intention than most new faces we see. Instead of looking for guidance for her own business…
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Polsky Weekly 10 // December 7

UChicago in Hong Kong, the worldwide quantum race, an African fintech startup to know, and more.
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Phase II teams selected for the 2019 College New Venture Challenge

The Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business has officially announced the 10 teams moving on to phase II of the…
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Polsky Weekly 10 // November 30

Fertility startup raises $1.5M, UChicago's immunotherapy rockstars, preemie-saving baby bottle, and more.
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nuBorn Medical to Pitch Their Preemie-Saving Technology at the 2018 Fall George Shultz Innovation Fund Finals

Now that technology can save the lives of premature babies weighing less than a pound at birth, Chicago researchers are trying to deal with one of the preemies’ most vexing…
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Polsky Center Weekly 10 // November 16

How NVC strengthens Chicago's startup rep, Hippo raises $70M, Tovala releases next gen oven, and more.

Polsky Partners with Hyde Park Art Center to Bring Artists and Entrepreneurs Together

Industrial bead chains flowed freely against the crimson brick wall; colorful glass balls shined under white strip light; artists conversed over drinks and desserts. On Thursday, November 1, the Polsky…
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How NVC Finalist BrewBike Launched with the Help of Two Top Chicago Universities

Conventional wisdom would lead most people to conclude there’s a coffeehouse on every corner, whether it’s a Starbucks, an Intelligentsia or a Dunkin’ Donuts. But Randy Paris, MBA ’18 isn’t…
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Polsky Center Weekly 10 // November 9

Grab raises $200M (on top of $2B), the Minte raises $2.25M, a look at the millennial voter push, and more.

Foodtech Startup BTRFY Finds Magic in Balancing the “Big Picture” with the “Here and Now”

In a perfect entrepreneurial world, the invention or idea driving a new startup is already established as a real, sellable thing before the company’s launch. But, more often than not,…

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