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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

21
May
2024 John Edwardson, ’72, Social New Venture Challenge (SNVC) Finals
Tuesday, May 21, 2024  //  9:00 a.m.
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23
May
Polsky Exchange Capital Series – Honeycomb Credit
Thursday, May 23, 2024  //  9:00 a.m.
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29
May
George Shultz Innovation Fund Spring Finals
Wednesday, May 29, 2024  //  9:00 a.m.
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30
May
Edward L. Kaplan, ’71, New Venture Challenge (NVC) Finals
Thursday, May 30, 2024  //  8:30 a.m.
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30
May
Apply Now: Entrepreneurial Internship Program (EIP)
Thursday, May 30, 2024  //  12:00 p.m.
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31
May
Global New Venture Challenge (GNVC) Finals
Friday, May 31, 2024  //  9:00 a.m.
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5
Jun
Application Deadline: Polsky Founders’ Fund Fellowship
Wednesday, June 5, 2024  //  3:00 p.m.
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18
Jun
Deep Tech Ventures (DTV) Summit
Tuesday, June 18, 2024  //  8:00 a.m.
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