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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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Polsky Center Teams with Orange Grove Bio to Catalyze Biotech Innovation at UChicago

The University of Chicago’s Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation has signed a strategic agreement with Orange Grove Bio (OGB), an integrated biopharmaceutical company, to support pipeline development, entrepreneurial training,…

From Cutting Trees to Cutting Deals: Nick Oberhouse’s Unique Path Through ETA

Growing up on his family’s Christmas tree farm in Ohio, Nick Oberhouse, MBA ’20, was no stranger to small business entrepreneurship. From a young age, he was brought into…

Inclusive Innovation Funding Supports New Programming for Community Entrepreneurs

The Inclusive Innovation Fund has awarded the Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation and the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign $50,000 to launch a new program supporting technology commercialization in the…

Cardiologist-Founded PAC Dynamic Wins $150K for Tool to Personalize Patient Care

A heart failure doctor at the University of Chicago Medicine, Jonathan Grinstein founded PAC Dynamic to personalize patient care. Managed by the Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, the George…

UChicago Expands Microbiome Research Capabilities with New Manufacturing Facility

The Duchossois Family Institute (DFI) at the University of Chicago can manufacture clinical-grade encapsulated bacteria – catalyzing opportunities to better understand the microbiome and its myriad of roles in human…

7 Graduating Students Receive Polsky Founders’ Fund Fellowships to Work On Their Ventures Full Time

The Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation announced the seven recipients of the 2024 Polsky Founders’ Fund Fellowship (PF3), a program that provides funding to graduating UChicago students who are…

Born at UChicago, AgileMD Takes Strides to Expand Healthcare Tech with Recent FDA Nod

Founded at the University of Chicago by business school students at Booth and physician-researchers at the hospital, AgileMD has announced significant steps in expanding the adoption of its AI-powered software…

Polsky Center Welcomes 5 Fellows and Associates Taking on Roles Across Two New Programs

The Polsky Center is welcoming five new faces this summer taking on roles across two new fellowship programs. The Polsky Innovation Fellowship features three 4+1 students with technical backgrounds…

‘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…

How an Operating System Can Help Your Small Business Break Through Barriers

The following article was written by Alex Hodgkin, entrepreneur-in residence at the Polsky Center, and originally published in Crain's Chicago Business on June 17, 2024. Read the original article. …

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…

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