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Winner of 15th Annual GNVC Has “Golden Opportunity” To Help Companies Tackle AI Regulatory Compliance Headaches

The University of Chicago’s 15th Annual Global New Venture Challenge (GNVC) has awarded first place to See-Thru-AI, a Chicago-based startup that helps companies using machine learning and artificial intelligence to…
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Six Finalists Advance to the 15th Anniversary Finals of the Global New Venture Challenge

The Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation is pleased to announce the six finalists who will compete in the 15th annual Global New Venture Challenge (GNVC), a startup accelerator and…
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It’s High Season for New Venture Challenge Finals. Watch and Learn From the Startups Competing For Investment.

The end of spring quarter is high season for the New Venture Challenge, the Polsky Center’s flagship accelerator program. From mid-May through early June, four of the five tracks of…
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Meet the Teams Selected for the 2022 Global New Venture Challenge

The Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation is pleased to announce the 16 teams selected to participate in the 2022 Global New Venture Challenge (GNVC), a startup competition for…
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NVC, Booth Alum Startup Mindful Care Closes $2.7M Series A with Investment from UChicago

Bringing the urgent care model to the mental health industry, Mindful Care (formerly Mindful Urgent Care) has closed a $2.7 million oversubscribed Series A funding round – including an investment…
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Telemedicine Platform HeartScreen Wins $70,000 in 2021 Global New Venture Challenge

The Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the University of Chicago is pleased to announce the winners of the 2021 Global New Venture Challenge, a startup accelerator and business…
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Phase II Teams Selected for the 2021 Global New Venture Challenge

The Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the University of Chicago has announced the 19 teams advancing to phase II of the 2021 Global New Venture Challenge (GNVC).…
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The 10 Days of Polsky: Looking Back at 2020 

The past year was unlike any we've experienced before. Despite the many challenges caused by the global COVID-19 pandemic, we stayed focused on advancing our Polsky Center mission. …
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Paire Health Wins First Place and $35,000 at the 2019 Global New Venture Challenge

Seven University of Chicago Booth School of Business executive MBA teams presented their business plans at the finals of the 2019 GNVC.
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Ukiyo Sparkling Sake and SurePromise Advance to the GNVC Finals as the 2019 Semifinals Come to a Close

Teams participating in the Hong Kong semifinals included ExpertEase, Fan Rice, Ukiyo Sparkling Sake, SoveNear, SurePromise (SPP), and STEORRA.
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Mindful Urgent Care and Verity Technologies advance to the GNVC Finals

On January 20, MBA teams from Chicago competed at the semi-finals of the 2018 Global New Venture Challenge (GNVC). Waverly Deutsch, academic director for university-wide entrepreneurship content and professor for…

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