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Phase II Teams Selected for the 2019 Alumni New Venture Challenge

The Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation is pleased to announce the 35 teams advancing to Phase II of the 2019 Alumni New Venture Challenge (ANVC).

Polsky Center Receives $5 Million Gift from Booth Alumnus

A gift from David Kessenich, MBA ’96, and his wife, Colleen, will propel new groundbreaking work and faculty-led research at the Polsky Center.

Polsky Center Launches Alumni New Venture Challenge

New global program will help UChicago alumni jumpstart their business ventures.
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The Modern-day Explorer: Chicago Booth Alum Turns to Deep-tech Innovations to Save the World

When you talk to Bryan Johnson, MBA '07, about his current work, he brings up the year 1978. The late-70’s saw the beginnings of companies such as Apple, Intel, Microsoft,…
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Reflecting on From the Ground Up

A Look Back on the History of Tovala: How an Idea for Fresher and Quicker Meals Became a $11M-Backed Venture

By Xiaohe Grace Gu One Sunday afternoon, when David Rabie, MBA ’15, was trying to make food for the whole week, he realized that he was using four different appliances.…
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2018 NVC Phase II Teams Announced

The Polsky Center is thrilled to announce the 30 teams advancing to the semifinals of the 2018 Edward L. Kaplan, ’71, New Venture Challenge (NVC). The NVC is the University…

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