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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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Quantum, Laser Solutions Capture 2020 Innovation Fund Finals

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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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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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As Entrepreneurship at UChicago Picks Up, Booth Prof Takes on Organizing Role

Energy around entrepreneurship is picking up speed at University of Chicago, and not just at the Booth School of Business: The computer science department is hiring a professor to teach…
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With $4 Million in Funding, Kin Wants to Change How Homeowners Get Insured

Insurance is one of those markets where startups see an opportunity to apply new technologies and data to lower costs and improve the consumer experience. And Kin Insurance is one…

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