The Polsky Center offers several hands-on learning opportunities aimed at helping students, researchers, faculty, and community members pursue their own entrepreneurial endeavors or careers in private equity, venture, capital, entrepreneurship through acquisition, or social entrepreneurship. Don't miss out on a wide variety of experiential learning-based programs, events, workshops, speakers, panels, conferences, challenges, and more. Additionally, to help facilitate team formation, the Polsky Center maintains a team-building gallery, and encourages those looking to participate in our programs to check it regularly for updates. Connect with us by filling out our Get Started with Polsky online form >>
George Shultz Innovation Fund
The George Shultz Innovation Fund invests in proof-of-concept and early business development work for viable new startups created by faculty and students.
Innovation Fund Associates Program
Students and post-docs receive robust training and perform diligence on innovation projects.
MBA Impact Investing Network & Training (MIINT)
MIINT is a learning opportunity that allows student teams to source early-stage impact investments.
Rattan L. Khosa SeedCon
Bringing together successful entrepreneurs and seasoned venture capitalists to share ideas and advice, foster creativity, and ignite the entrepreneurial-spirit within.
UChicago Startup Investment Program
A new initiative where University of Chicago co-invests alongside established venture funds in startups led by UChicago faculty, students, staff and alumni.
Venture Capital Investment Competition (VCIC)
The Venture Capital Investment Competition (VCIC) is the world's largest venture capital competition with over 70 universities competing.