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14 Social Impact Startups Move Forward in UChicago’s 2017 Social NVC

Along with the 32 startups selected for the main track of University of Chicago's annual New Venture Challenge, the Social Enterprise Initiative (SEI) also announced...

30 Startups Move On in UChicago’s 2017 New Venture Challenge

Could a new age nail startup, a recording studio based in the cloud or a chemical-free disinfectant be UChicago's next breakout startup? It's possible. These...

UChicago Startup Gusto Brings Computational Modeling to Gut Health

Maintaining harmony within the gut is extraordinarily important to the human body, as this microbiome interacts with the immune, hormone and nervous system. Not...

Chicago Students Head West for Tech Culture Immersion

A semester abroad has long been an option for university students looking to get out their comfort zone, explore a new culture and experience...

Chicago Tech Responds to Trump’s Immigration Ban

Founders, investors, and universities across Illinois and Chicago's tech ecosystem took to social media to sharply criticize President Trump's executive order on immigration, which...

Jerry Jones-Backed Blue Star Sports Acquires UChicago-Born CaptainU

A University of Chicago-born sports recruiting startup just got acquired by Blue Star Sports, a sports software company backed by Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry...

These Are the Illinois Researchers That Wowed Us In 2016

Molecular machines, oxygen on Mars, 3D printed body parts, moral robots, and more.

10 Illinois Student Startups Set to Make Moves in 2017

In 2016, Illinois universities doubled down on entrepreneurship. From University of Chicago's Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship becoming a standalone entrepreneurship resource for the school after...

Nasal Spray for Migraines, Cooling Tower Water Treatment Receive $250K from...

A nasal spray that can reduce migraine pain in 30 minutes, and a water treatment from Argonne National Laboratory that could save 4 million...

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