‘A Great Formula for Success’: Booth Alum Jennifer Fried Named CEO of Another UChicago Startup

An early-stage healthcare investor, founder, and operator, Chicago Booth alum Jennifer Fried, MBA ‘15, has taken on a new role – with a familiar path – at the helm of…

$1M Investment Moves Flow Medical Toward Commercialization for Its Novel Medical Device

University of Chicago startup Flow Medical is finalizing its product design – taking the next steps on its path to commercialization with a $1 million investment from a medical device…

3 Startups Awarded $200,000 Each to Build Out Teams, Launch Novel Products

Flow Medical, Lismikro, and OrisDX each have been awarded a $200,000 co-investment from the George Shultz Innovation Fund to further develop their technologies. Managed by the Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship…

Compass Demo Day to Feature 5 Investor-Ready Deep Tech Startups

Polsky Science Ventures and the Compass deep tech accelerator team at the University of Chicago are hosting a “demo day” to highlight innovative research and technologies seeking growth opportunities.…

Cancer Detection, Oil Spill Cleanup, Quantum Computing, and a New Medical Device: Meet the Spring 2022 Innovation Fund Finalists

Four teams have been selected as finalists for the George Shultz Innovation Fund spring 2022 investment cycle – bringing to the forefront solutions for scaling quantum computers, sustainably cleaning oil…

50 Companies to Pitch to Investors at DeepTechU

The DeepTechU venture conference will showcase 50 startups during the three-day virtual event May 3 to 5, giving investors an early look at cutting-edge deep tech…

Drug Delivery, Diagnostics, AI Applications Among 10 Projects in the Spring 2021 I-Corps Cohort

Ten teams are participating in the spring 2021 cohort of the Polsky I-Corps program – a highly experiential, 7-week-long program to empower scientists, researchers, and students to test the commercial…

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