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Women in STEM: Nancy Harvey
Nancy Harvey, Managing Director of the Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation at the University of Chicago, discusses how she got her start, the mission of the Center and tips for prospective…
Woman- and Minority- led Small Businesses Need Cash to Grow. How to Get It.
No money, no growth. Without robust small businesses on the South and West sides, joblessness will continue to plague neighborhoods, experts say. That’s the message from a recent report by the U.S. Se…
With $60M and a New CEO, Corvidia Therapeutics Is All Systems Go
With $4 Million in Funding, Kin Wants to Change How Homeowners Get Insured
Insurance is one of those markets where startups see an opportunity to apply new technologies and data to lower costs and improve the consumer experience. And Kin Insurance is one of those startups th…
Wintrust Business Lunch: Touching up the Nail Industry, Unpaid Internship, & ChangED
Wintrust Business Lunch with Suzanne Muchin | Jon Najarian, Andrew Herrmann, John Flavin, and Amanda Moreno
It’s time for the Wintrust Business Lunch with Suzanne Muchin! On today’s show Suzanne welcomes: Jon Najarian (Najarian Family Offices), Andrew Herrmann (DNAinfo), John Flavin, and Amanda Moreno (Erik…
Wintrust Business Lunch 12/31/16: Mike Lenz, Samantha Bomlamp, John Flavin
Amy Guth discusses how Chicago-based app Tip Yourself can help you in the new year with its co-founder Mike Lenz. Samantha Bomkamp, business reporter at the Chicago Tribune, breaks down two big McDona…
Winter 2019 Small Business Growth Program Cohort Announced
The Polsky Small Business Growth Program has announced its Winter 2019 cohort, which is made up of small businesses located in the South and West Side of Chicago.
Winner Selected for the 13th Annual Global New Venture Challenge Finals
Will You Indulge in This Healthy Ice Cream?
U Chicago alum Jessy Gartenstein lives with celiacs disease which makes indulging in ice cream difficult. While at school, classmate Erik Nadeau shared his family’s banana-based ice cream recipe with…
Will Harnessing Big Data Finally Lead to a Cure for Cancer?
Could big data lead to the next breakthrough in cancer treatment? A major project from the University of Chicago is betting on it. Read more.