The Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation

The Polsky Center is responsible for all University of Chicago entrepreneurship and research commercialization innovation activities through the creation of new ventures and partnerships.

Investing Essentials: How to Build a Strong Investment Thesis

Join Polsky Center’s Private Equity Investor-in-Residence (IIR), Duane Jackson, for a workshop focused on building a strong investment thesis. Topics will include the foundations of an investment thesis, sources to build and refine a thesis, and actionable outputs. This workshop will also discuss how a team may approach developing a proposal and thesis as it …

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Info Session: PE/VC Lab

The Private Equity and Venture Capital (PE/VC) Lab was created for Chicago Booth students to learn firsthand about the private equity and venture capital industries. Through the combination of an intensive internship at a private equity or venture capital firm and an academic course, students become active participants in the analysis of real-world investment decisions …

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Fab Lab 101

The Fab Lab, located at the Polsky Exchange, offers entrepreneurs opportunities to transform their ideas into physical objects to share, test, and perfect.

Getting Started

EIR and IIR

The Entrepreneur-in-Residence and Investors-in-Residence programs provide mentorship and coaching to University of Chicago students and alumni.

Getting Started

Polsky On Demand

Welcome to Polsky On Demand—an online portal that provides access to some of Polsky’s world-class business and entrepreneurship educational workshops for free.

The Fab Lab

The Fab Lab, located at the Polsky Exchange, offers entrepreneurs opportunities to transform their ideas into physical objects to share, test and perfect.