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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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Love Cork Screw Secures Major Partnerships: ‘It’s Definitely Been a Time For a Lot of Allies to Open Their Eyes,’ says CEO

Wine and lifestyle brand Love Cork Screw is going national. Chrishon Lampley, founder and CEO of Love Cork Screw, first became involved in the wine space while owning an…
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A.M. Money Gets Google Grant and Expands Financial Support Services for Students

Daniel Rogers graduated from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business with his MBA in 2013. He then worked in the finance and technology sectors. “[I] got to…
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ANVC Alum Safe Rate Launches New ‘Coffee Chat’ and Closes Total $3 Million in Mortgage Loans

University of Chicago Booth School of Business alums Dylan Hall, MBA ’13, and Shima Rayej, MBA ’13, launched Safe Rate in 2018. The company offers a mortgage that doesn’t…
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Same-Day Ethnic Grocery Delivery Provider OjaExpress Connects People with Food, Each Other

Boyede Sobitan is the CEO and co-founder of OjaExpress, the same-day ethnic grocery delivery platform. Sobitan and his co-founder, Fola Dada, are first- and second-generation Nigerian immigrants. Their difficulty…
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BallotReady to Reach 50 Million Voters in All 50 States

More than 15 million Americans have turned 18 since the 2016 election, and 63% of Americans ages 18 - 29 plans to vote in the 2020 General Election, according…
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Value-Driven Banking: Mighty Deposits Helps Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is

Sophia Wagner, AB ’18, co-founder, was a sophomore at the University of Chicago when she got involved with Mighty Deposits – a comparison website for banks that enables users…
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Honey-Sweetened ‘Nice Cream’ Expands Nationally, Gives Back to the Bees

When Jessica Gartenstein, AB ’17, and Erik Nadeau, AB ’18, entered the 2017 College New Venture Challenge (CNVC), Frönen (formerly BeeNana) was just an idea. “We weren’t really thinking…
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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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SNVC Alum KitcheNet Talks Pivoting Business Models

Trista Li, MPP ’16, MBA ’18, co-founded KitcheNet as a policy student at the Harris School participating in the 2016 John Edwardson, ’72, Social New Venture Challenge (SNVC). Today,…

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