Enabling Entrepreneurs To Move From Idea To Impact
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Enabling Entrepreneurs To Move From Idea To Impact

The Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation is bridging the gap between knowledge and practice, idea and action, and research and impact through education, partnerships, and new venture creation.

New Venture Challenge is the #1 university accelerator in the U.S.

Launched in 1996, the NVC is recognized as a top-ranked accelerator program in the nation and has graduated more than 160 start-up companies still in operation today that have gone on to raise more than $575 million in funding and achieve $4 billion in exit value.

Polsky is proud to have supported

Private Equity And Venture Capital
Experiential Learning

Private Equity And Venture Capital

The Polsky Center develops partnerships and licenses with companies and business leaders to create mutually beneficial relationships that enable more ideas to reach the market and have a beneficial impact on society.

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Phase 1: Invent

Things that happen in Phase 1.

Invent
Phase 1

Invent

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Phase 2: Validate

Things that happen in Phase 2.

Validate
Phase 2

Validate

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Phase 3: Pursue

Develop the concept & MVP. Establish the business, refine, and iterate. Build at workshops and get mentored. This is what happens during the pursue phase of the pathway.

Phase 3

Pursue

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Phase 4: Validate

Things that happen in Phase 4.

Validate
Phase 4

Validate

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Eight Alumni-Led Startups to Compete in 2022 ANVC Finals

The Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation is pleased to announce the eight finalist teams that will vie for investment in the 2022 Alumni New Venture Challenge (ANVC), a…

Alumni New Venture Challenge Selects 25 Startups for 2022 Contest

The Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation is pleased to announce the 25 startups accepted into the 2022 Alumni New Venture Challenge (ANVC), a global competition dedicated to supporting all…

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