Postsecondary Learning

UChicago Invests $25M in Startups With School Ties

Dec 5, 2016

CAPITAL WITH ROOTS: The University of Chicago announced it’s dedicating $25 million from its $7.1 billion endowment to invest in early-stage companies led by faculty, students, staff and alumni. The UChicago Startup Investment Program will target companies raising a Series A round, and will require an established venture capital firm to lead the round.

"There are great new ideas that are emerging from the university and we're investing heavily in helping innovators … in getting their idea to the marketplace for greater impact on society," John Flavin, who leads the Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the UChicago tells the Chicago Tribune.

Postsecondary Learning

UChicago Invests $25M in Startups With School Ties

Dec 5, 2016

CAPITAL WITH ROOTS: The University of Chicago announced it’s dedicating $25 million from its $7.1 billion endowment to invest in early-stage companies led by faculty, students, staff and alumni. The UChicago Startup Investment Program will target companies raising a Series A round, and will require an established venture capital firm to lead the round.

"There are great new ideas that are emerging from the university and we're investing heavily in helping innovators … in getting their idea to the marketplace for greater impact on society," John Flavin, who leads the Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the UChicago tells the Chicago Tribune.

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