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
7
Mar
Polsky Exchange Capital Series – JPMorgan Chase
Thursday, March 7, 2024  //  9:00 a.m.
Note: All in-person events are listed in local time; virtual events are listed in Central Time
13
Mar
Info Session: Duality Cohort 4
Wednesday, March 13, 2024  //  12:00 p.m.
Note: All in-person events are listed in local time; virtual events are listed in Central Time
14
Mar
Polsky Exchange Capital Series – LISC Chicago
Thursday, March 14, 2024  //  9:00 a.m.
Note: All in-person events are listed in local time; virtual events are listed in Central Time
15
Mar
Application Deadline: Duality Cohort 4
Friday, March 15, 2024  //  11:59 p.m.
Note: All in-person events are listed in local time; virtual events are listed in Central Time
21
Mar
Polsky Exchange Capital Series – Exploring Financing Options
Thursday, March 21, 2024  //  9:00 a.m.
Note: All in-person events are listed in local time; virtual events are listed in Central Time
28
Mar
Polsky Exchange Capital Series – PNC Bank
Thursday, March 28, 2024  //  9:00 a.m.
Note: All in-person events are listed in local time; virtual events are listed in Central Time
29
Mar
Chicago Booth Education Management Conference
Friday, March 29, 2024  //  11:30 a.m.
Note: All in-person events are listed in local time; virtual events are listed in Central Time
1
Apr
Application Deadline: Build and Launch Accelerators
Monday, April 1, 2024  //  11:59 p.m.
Note: All in-person events are listed in local time; virtual events are listed in Central Time
Come See Us!
Guided Tour

Come See Us!

Interested in seeing the space? Throughout the year, tours are offered at The Polsky Exchange to check out the space, discuss membership options, and meet members of the Polsky team.

Plan Your Visit

Locations

The Polsky Exchange is located on vibrant 53rd Street in Chicago’s Hyde Park neighborhood.

Contact

Questions

Polsky Exchange North
Polsky Exchange North

1452 East 53rd Street, 2nd Floor
Chicago, IL 60615

Hours

7 days a week, 7am – Midnight
(773) 702-2076

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Polsky Exchange South / Fabrication Lab
Polsky Exchange South / Fabrication Lab

1463 East 53rd Street, 2nd Floor
Chicago, IL 60615

Hours

Co-working space:
Monday – Friday, 8:00am – 8:00pm
773-795-0075

Fab Lab
Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri, 11:00am – 5:00pm
Wed, 11:00am – 8:00pm

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