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Polsky Weekly 10 // August 2

AI startup snags Microsoft, Google as investors, Sokowatch expands, New PF3 cohort, and more.

2019-2020 Polsky Founders’ Fund Fellowship Cohort Announced

The program provide entrepreneurs with funding to sustain momentum on ventures.

Polsky Weekly 10 // July 26

Alums raise $100 million, $50 million, $4.8 million, $1.1, and more.

Polsky Weekly 10 // July 19

Pyxis raises $22 million with $300,000 from the University of Chicago, NVC alum's cancer diagnostic software gets acquired, Spruce raises $3 million, and more.

Inaugural ETA Alumni Symposium Reveals the Intricacies of Buying and Building a Business

Brian O’Connor, an assistant professor at Booth and founder of NextGen Growth Partners, along with the Polsky Center hosted the first-ever Alumni ETA Symposium on April 12.

Polsky Weekly 10 // July 12

GNVC '11 winner Taiger specializes in using "human-like logic" to automatically read, understand, and extract information; property management app called Mobile Doorman raises another $6.5M round of funding, and more.

Duckworth Family’s Partnership Drives Cancer Discoveries to Market

A $1 million gift will establish the Duckworth Family Cancer Fund at the University of Chicago Medicine to accelerate the pace of cancer discoveries brought to market.

Polsky Weekly 10 // June 28

UChicago snags #6 spot in the rankings for “universities with world-class entrepreneurial ecosystems”; SNVC '12 champ LuminAID is now an all-star name of the Shark Tank variety, and more.

Polsky Internship Program Forms Student Teams to Innovate New Medical Solutions

The Inaugural Biodesign Internship Program at the University of Chicago shows us innovation and originality at its greatest.

Meet Polsky Member of the Month: Yvette Kaiser Smith

UChicago alum and Polsky member, Yvette Kaiser Smith, MFA ’94, joined the Exchange in May of 2016. Kaiser Smith is an artist, who makes “wall-based geometric abstractions.”

Polsky Weekly 10 // June 21

Anapneo Therapeutics has been selected to receive $250K from the George Shultz Innovation Fund; Israel-based startup Innoviz Technologies is making huge (light) waves in the lidar world, and more.

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