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Manufacturing Entrepreneurial Outlook: The ‘Industry 4.0’ Revolution

The Polsky Center recently held the second of six Entrepreneurial Outlook sessions focused on the state of the manufacturing industry in 2020. The panel discussion brought together experts to discuss…
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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.

Polsky Center Launches Alumni New Venture Challenge

New global program will help UChicago alumni jumpstart their business ventures.
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Polsky Helps Train the Next Generation of Fintech Entrepreneurs from Hong Kong

In July of 2013, the University of Chicago Booth School of Business announced plans to move its Executive MBA program in Asia from Singapore to Hong Kong. At around the…
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As Entrepreneurship at UChicago Picks Up, Booth Prof Takes on Organizing Role

Energy around entrepreneurship is picking up speed at University of Chicago, and not just at the Booth School of Business: The computer science department is hiring a professor to teach…
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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…
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City Club of Chicago: John Flavin, Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation

John Flavin leads the Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, which drives the creation of new businesses at the University of Chicago and on Chicago’s South Side. In this role,…
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This Startup Wants to Make Your Utility Company More Efficient and Reliable – And Reduce Your Power Bill

Think back to the last time you experienced a power outage. Ever looked across the street to another house or apartment building, and seen their power remained unaffected, or experienced…
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9 Startups in Chicago Disrupting the Wedding Industry

Now that we’re halfway through July, odds are you’ve been to at least one wedding this year, and likely have more to go. Weddings are a roughly $50 billion industry…
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Taste Test: The Oven That Makes Dinner Without You

Attention, people too tuckered out to make dinner and anyone who eats way too much Chipotle: There’s now an oven that will cook you a fresh meal—pretty much on its…

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