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ETA Insider Podcast series features all things related to entrepreneurship through acquisition. Where Are They Now? delves into the entrepreneurial journeys of several startups to mark the 25th anniversary of the Edward L. Kaplan, ’71, New Venture Challenge, a top-ranked startup accelerator at the University of Chicago.

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‘It’s Remarkable’: Deep Tech Ventures Summit Showcases Innovation in the Midwest

Nearly 350 attendees, 23 speakers, and 22 startups came together to explore various topics across the quantum, data science and AI, cleantech, and life sciences space at the Deep Tech…

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…

Where You Fit in Your Business Brand

The following article was written by Abigail Ingram, executive director of the Polsky Exchange, and originally published in Crain's Chicago Business on May 20, 2024. Read the original article. …

Deep Tech Ventures Summit: Entrepreneurs, Investors, and Industry Experts Convene

Explore new investment opportunities, learn how deep tech is reshaping industries on a global scale, and engage with a diverse community of tech leaders at the Deep Tech Ventures…

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…

Small Business Spotlight: Anthos Training Clubs

Anthos Training Club is an award-winning training club located in Hyde Park focused on helping people get stronger, have more energy, and look better. Since launching in 2019, Anthos has…

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…

Startups Are Bringing a ‘Fresh Perspective’ to Clinical Trials

Several startups supported by the Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the University of Chicago are addressing challenges in clinical trials – such as enrollment, workforce development, and patient…

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…

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