Overview

The Polsky Exchange incubates 15-20 companies at a time, in addition to the thousands of companies run by the Polsky Exchange’s 3,000+ members. The Polsky Exchange fosters innovation and commercialization through 34,000-square feet of shared co-working space, a state-of-the-art Fabrication Lab, and full calendar programming and workshops designed to help entrepreneurs translate their ideas into businesses.

The Space: Stats:

34,000

Square foot co-worker space

10-20

Startups housed at one time

2,500+

Members

450+

Events

Featured Events
23
Jul
Info Session: Resurgence Cohort 2
Tuesday, July 23, 2024  //  12:00 p.m.
Note: All in-person events are listed in local time; virtual events are listed in Central Time
13
Aug
Info Session: Resurgence Cohort 2
Tuesday, August 13, 2024  //  12:00 p.m.
Note: All in-person events are listed in local time; virtual events are listed in Central Time
16
Aug
Application Deadline: Resurgence Cohort 2
Friday, August 16, 2024  //  3:00 p.m.
Note: All in-person events are listed in local time; virtual events are listed in Central Time
29
Aug
Application Deadline: Polsky Founders’ Circle
Thursday, August 29, 2024  //  3:00 p.m.
Note: All in-person events are listed in local time; virtual events are listed in Central Time
6
Sep
Application Deadline: Fall 2024 I-Corps
Friday, September 6, 2024  //  3:00 p.m.
Note: All in-person events are listed in local time; virtual events are listed in Central Time
2
Oct
Collaboratorium
Wednesday, October 2, 2024  //  5:00 p.m.
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7
Oct
Info Session: Private Equity and Venture Capital (PE/VC) Lab
Monday, October 7, 2024  //  12:00 p.m.
Note: All in-person events are listed in local time; virtual events are listed in Central Time
4
Nov
11th Annual Booth-Kellogg Entrepreneurship Through Acquisition (ETA) Conference
Monday, November 4, 2024  //  8:00 a.m.
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