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Honey-Sweetened ‘Nice Cream’ Expands Nationally, Gives Back to the Bees

When Jessica Gartenstein, AB ’17, and Erik Nadeau, AB ’18, entered the 2017 College New Venture Challenge (CNVC), Frönen (formerly BeeNana) was just an idea. “We weren’t really thinking…
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A Look Inside the First Year of Business for CNVC ’19 Winner, podU

Wessam Abozeid, AB ’19, won the Polsky Center’s 2019 College New Venture Challenge (CNVC) with his startup, podU, the world’s first platform for podcasts in Arabic. After winning the…
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Meet Polsky Member of the Month: Devshi Mehrotra

Polsky member Devshi Mehrotra joined the Polsky Exchange as a first-year undergraduate at UChicago. Now, Mehrotra’s interests in entrepreneurship and technology have only deepened.
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Meet the Coolest New Startup Heating Up This Summer

Even though summer is quickly coming to an end, one Polsky Center startup is just getting started. Summertime in Chicago always boasts a busy lineup of outdoor food festivals,…
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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…
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Phase II Teams Selected for the College New Venture Challenge

The Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business has officially announced the 10 teams moving on to phase II of the…
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These UChicago Students Want to Make it Easier for Political Activists to Organize

With politics being one of the most contentious topics in America right now, ordinary citizens are engaging in activism efforts in increasing numbers, and this Chicago startup wants to help.…
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BeeNana Wins First Place at the 2017 College New Venture Challenge

The Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business is pleased to announce the winners of the 2017 College New Venture Challenge. The…
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Finalists Named for the 2017 College New Venture Challenge

The Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business has officially announced the 5 teams moving on to finals of the College New…

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