Polsky Founders' Circles

Polsky Founders' Circles


  • Founders must be UChicago alums
  • Companies must be in operation for at least 1 year
  • The early-stage ventures circle is for pre-revenue companies
  • The circle for growth-stage ventures must have ~$1M in revenue and at least 15 employees
  • Founders must be able to commit to attending all virtual meetings (October 11, November 8, December 13, January 10, February 14, and March 13)


  • The application deadline for both the Early-Stage Circle and Growth-Stage Circle is September 1, 2023 by 10:00 a.m. CT. Please apply online here. >>

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