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Navigating Startup Success: Polsky Launches the ‘Compass,’ a New Deep Tech Accelerator Program

The Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation recently launched the Compass – a first-of-its-kind deep tech accelerator program for early-stage startups and technologies. “Backed by a 25-year history of…
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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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Tech Industry Veteran Joins Polsky Center as New Executive Director

A seasoned business and technology executive from the telecommunications industry, Bill Payne recently joined the University of Chicago’s Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation as the new executive director…
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Mayor Lightfoot Addresses the Future of Chicago

During a fireside chat at the Economist’s Innovation Summit 2020, City of Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot discussed the future of the city, including the opportunities and challenges to transforming…
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Hands-on Financial Literacy Program Looks to Encourage Growth Beyond the Classroom

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Change the World, Start a Quantum Company: Panel Talks Opportunity and Investment

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Manufacturing Entrepreneurial Outlook: The ‘Industry 4.0’ Revolution

The Polsky Center recently held the second of six Entrepreneurial Outlook sessions focused on the state of the manufacturing industry in 2020. The panel discussion brought together experts to discuss…
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Meet Polsky Member of the Month: Devshi Mehrotra

Polsky member Devshi Mehrotra joined the Polsky Exchange as a first-year undergraduate at UChicago. Now, Mehrotra’s interests in entrepreneurship and technology have only deepened.

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