About Us

The Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation of The University of Chicago bridges the gap between knowledge and practice, idea and action, and research and impact through education, partnerships, and new venture creation https://polsky.uchicago.edu/

 

Second oldest business school in the United States with a handful Nobel Prize recipients #1 University Accelerator in 2018 in the US - New Venture Challenge (NVC) https://news.rice.edu/2018/10/26/the-2018-seed-accelerator-rankings/

 

Succesful experiential entrepreneurship programmes, such as The Edward L. Kaplan, '71, New Venture Challenge, the Polsky I-Corps program, and the Private Equity and Venture Capital Nurtured successful startups includes Grubhub, Braintree/Venmo, and Simple Mills

CUHK is one of the top universities in Asia and the world

Asia's No.7 and World's No. 53 by Times Higher Education in 2019

Asia's No. 9 and Worlds's No. 46 by QS in 2019

 

The Asia Pacific Institute of Business (APIB)'s mission is to provide innovation executive education with advanced knowledge and skills, delivered by well-respected teachers

 

APIB partners with key CUHK's teams to cultivate leader and entrepreneurs in technology and innovation areas

 

Center for Entrepreneurship is interdisciplinary unit for researchers and practitioners to explore different areas of entrepreneurship across business and engineering Professors from Department of Information Engineering formed SenseTime Group (AI start-up), that same year quickly turning it into the world's hottest AI company and the city's first hi-tech "unicorn" - a start-up valued at $1 billion

 

Extensive experience in research licensing and facilitating industry-university cooperation, e.g. Xcelom(biotech start-up)

Mission

Strengthen the entrepreneurship ecosystem through collaboration across the global universities and industry players

Accelerate the entrepreneurial journey of technology innovators to launch their venture

Provide high-quality of learning and growth opportunities to innovators