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New Venture Challenge

New Venture Challenge

New Venture Challenge is an accelerator which operates as start-up launch program run by the Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. NVC helps students turn their into viable businesses. Participation in the NVC is by application and requires at least one member of the team to have a current UChicago affiliation. It was founded in 1996 and is based in Chicago, Illinois.

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Year Founded
Primary Investor Type
Primary Office
  • Chicago, IL
  • United States

New Venture Challenge Investments (26)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
ClostraBio 02-Jun-2017 Accelerator/Incubator 0000 Biotechnology Startup
0000 01-Jun-2017 00000 0000 Educational and Training Services (B2C) Generating Revenue
00000000 000000 01-Jun-2017 000000000000 0000 Alternative Energy Equipment Startup
00รถ000 26-May-2017 00000 0000 Food Products Startup
00000000 23-Feb-2017 000000000000 00000 Pharmaceuticals Generating Revenue
00000000 00000000 13-Sep-2016 0000 00000 000 Medical Records Systems Generating Revenue
000 & 00000 02-Jun-2016 000000000000 0000 Accessories Generating Revenue
0000 000000000 02-Jun-2016 00000 0000 Database Software Startup
TransparentCareer 02-Jun-2016 Grant 0000 Educational Software Generating Revenue
KitcheNet 25-May-2016 Grant 000 Food Products Generating Revenue
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New Venture Challenge Exits (4)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
Project Fixup 01-Nov-2016 Out of Business Completed
0000-00000000000 01-Jan-2015 000 00 00000000 Completed
HighStride Out of Business Completed
MouseHouseApp Out of Business Completed
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