Global New Venture Challenge Welcomes Acclaimed Business Leader, Chicago Booth Professor Alyssa Rapp as Faculty Leader

  Alyssa Rapp has been named the faculty leader of the Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation’s Global New Venture Challenge (GNVC), a dedicated track of the New Venture…

Top Tier Lessons, Quail.ai Tie for First Place at 2023 College New Venture Challenge Finals

The Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation and The Grainger College of Engineering are pleased to announce the winners of the 11th Annual College New Venture Challenge (CNVC). This year’s…

7 Startups Vie for Investment at the 2023 College New Venture Challenge

The Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation and The University of Illinois’ Grainger College of Engineering are pleased to announce the seven finalists selected to compete in the College New…

11th Annual College New Venture Challenge Announces Competing Undergraduate Teams

The Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, in partnership with University of Illinois' Grainger College of Engineering is pleased to announce the 16 teams selected for the 11th annual College…

Organ Transport Startup Wins First Place in UChicago’s College New Venture Challenge as Judges Dole out $150K in Investment to Undergrad-Led Teams at 10th Anniversary Finals

The Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation is pleased to announce the winners of the 10th Annual College New Venture Challenge (CNVC), which awarded $150,000 in investment to a diverse…

Seven Undergrad-Led Startups to Compete for Investment in 10th Anniversary Finals of the College New Venture Challenge

The Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation is pleased to announce the seven finalists selected to compete in the 10th Anniversary Finals of the College New Venture Challenge (CNVC),…

Meet the Undergraduate Teams Competing in the 10th Annual College New Venture Challenge

The Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation is pleased to announce the 16 teams selected for the 2022 College New Venture Challenge (CNVC), an undergraduate student startup accelerator marking its…

fillow, the First All-Female Team to Be Named Winner of the CNVC, Takes Home $75,000

The Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the University of Chicago is pleased to announce the winners of the 2021 College New Venture Challenge (CNVC). The CNVC is the…

Duckworth Family’s Partnership Drives Cancer Discoveries to Market

A $1 million gift will establish the Duckworth Family Cancer Fund at the University of Chicago Medicine to accelerate the pace of cancer discoveries brought to market.

Polsky Center Launches Alumni New Venture Challenge

New global program will help UChicago alumni jumpstart their business ventures.

Polsky Center Named “Industry Champion” at Annual ITA CityLIGHTS

The Industry Champion award is presented to the company or individual who actively and consistently supports the growth of the Illinois technology industry

Polsky Helps Train the Next Generation of Fintech Entrepreneurs from Hong Kong

In July of 2013, the University of Chicago Booth School of Business announced plans to move its Executive MBA program in Asia from Singapore to Hong Kong. At around the…

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