University of Chicago

Booth School of Business

Percentage of the 2011 MBA class that founded startups after graduation: NA
Percentage of the 2010 MBA class that founded startups after graduation: NA

Money that is up for grabs each year via school-sponsored entrepreneurship competitions: More than $100,000 in cash prizes in the New Venture Challenge, the Social New Venture Challenge, and the Global New Venture Challenge, as well as more than $70,000 in business services during SeedCon, an annual entrepreneurship conference.

Campus resources for student entrepreneurs:
The Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship
• 26 entrepreneurship and related courses and more than 20 faculty members who teach entrepreneurship

Student entrepreneurship groups or clubs:
Entrepreneurship & Venture Capital Group
Private Equity Group
Business Entrepreneurship Through Acquisition
Private Equity, Entrepreneurial Ventures, and Venture Capital Club
• Others: Business Solutions Group, Net Impact Group, High Tech Group, Family Enterprise Group, Energy Group

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