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Leading the Personalized Supplement Market in China, NVC Alum LemonBox Raises $2.5 Million to Expand Direct-to-Consumer Business

Founded by the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and Harris Public Policy alum Derek Weng, MBA/MPP ’16, LemonBox in December 2020 announced the close of a $2.5…
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NVC Alum Tovala Raises $30 Million in Latest Funding Round

The meal service company and countertop smart oven, Tovala, has closed a $30 million Series C funding round – with plans to open a new production facility and build out…
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esports Platform GGLeagues Launches Recreation Leagues Across the US

The esports tournament and league management platform GGLeagues is designed to make gaming a social experience. Structured like an outdoor recreational sports league, GGLeagues hosts teams and competitions on…
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8 Things to Look for in 2021 at the Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation

It’s a New Year and the Polsky Center kicks it off with a full line-up of events and programs, including our milestone 25th anniversary celebration of our nationally-ranked Edward…
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Senator Klobuchar to Moderate ‘Kid Presidential Debate’ with UChicago Startup Debate It Forward

Debate It Forward (DIF), an education non-profit promoting healthy discourse in youth, this week is hosting its own "Kid Presidential Debate" moderated by former presidential candidate and University of Chicago…
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Climate Neutral Certified, Open Water Eyes Retail Space for Aluminum Canned Water 

In 2009, Nicole Doucet, MBA ’16, and Jess Page watched a documentary on ocean pollution that inspired them to co-found Open Water (previously Green Sheep Water), the first bottled…
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NVC Alum Ezza Opens New Location, Finds New Ways to Expand

Ezza Nails, co-founded by Booth alums Ale Breuer (CEO) and Kim Marsh (COO), specializes in manicures for the professional woman. The 2017 Edward L. Kaplan, ’71, New Venture Challenge…
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Patent of the Week: Treating, Preventing Bacterial Infections

Every year, at least 2.8 million people in the US get an antibiotic-resistant infection – and more than 35,000 people die, according to the CDC. In this week’s featured…

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