8 Polsky-Affiliated Startups Named to Chicago Inno’s ‘Chicago Startups to Watch’ List

Eight startups with roots in the Polsky Center or the University of Chicago have been included in an annual list featuring the top Chicago startups to watch for the…

‘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…

UChicago’s Polsky Center Celebrates Three Startup Exits in Two Months

Series of Startup Exits Solidify the Polsky Center as a ‘Venture Creation’ Engine Three startups supported by the University of Chicago’s Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation – NowPow, Pyxis,…

Polsky-Supported Startups Honored Among Chicago’s Hottest Innovators

An annual list spotlighting the 50 hottest innovators in Chicago featured an impressive eight ventures with roots in the Polsky Center or the University of Chicago. Chicago Inno’s Seventh Annual…

Built at UChicago, Explorer Surgical Joins Global Healthcare Exchange Portfolio to Accelerate Core Mission

Founded in 2015 by Booth School of Business alum, Jennifer Fried, MBA ’15, and former University of Chicago faculty member Dr. Alex Langerman, Explorer Surgical today announced that it has…

Polsky Center Launches Podcast to Mark 25 Years of The New Venture Challenge: “It’s Really Magical.”

Startups weren’t so sexy 25 years ago. It was pre-Google, pre-dot-com bubble, pre-unicorn. The University of Chicago’s business school, renowned for finance, didn’t offer an entrepreneurship concentration. Steven Kaplan, a…

Quevos, a High-protein Snack Chip, Wins $15,000 at College New Venture Challenge

The Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the University of Chicago is pleased to announce the winners of the 2018 College New Venture Challenge (CNVC). The CNVC is the…

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