Digital Stethoscope HeartScreen Wins First Place, $70,000 in Chicago Booth’s Global New Venture Challenge
CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the University of Chicago is pleased to announce the winners of the 2021 Global New Venture Challenge, a startup competition for students enrolled in Chicago Booth’s Executive MBA program.
The eight finalist teams competed for a portion of a $150,000 investment pool. It was the largest award in the 14-year history of the contest and double last year’s prize pool.
The teams hail from Booth’s three campuses — Chicago, London and Hong Kong – each of which held a semifinals event. The regional winners presented their business plans to a panel of judges and investors in Thursday’s global finals.
“This year’s GNVC was the most…