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AddStructure Closes Funding Round A for Seed Funding

AddStructure, a startup star of last year’s Target + Techstars retail accelerator program, has raised $1.4 million in seed funding from Best Buy, Techstars Ventures and other parties as it continues to develop…

EnterpriseWorks Expanding Research Park

EnterpriseWorks Research Park is out of space and is working with Fox/Atkins on two new buildings scheduled to open in 2017 with a $13 million total investment anticipated. City incentives and development terms…

IllinoisVENTURES Hosts an “Evening at MATTER”

IllinoisVENTURES hosted an “Evening at Matter” event on December 7 along with UIC faculty, staff, the UIC Office of Technology Management, and corporate partners. UIC faculty and staff were invited to spend an…

Celgene Corporation Acquires Acetylon Pharmaceuticals

Acetylon Pharmaceuticals today announced that it has entered into an agreement to be acquired by Celgene Corporation. Prior to the consummation of the acquisition, Acetylon will spin out a new company, Regenacy Pharmaceuticals,…

U of I Hosts ThinkChicago: Chicago Ideas Week

The University of Illinois System along with Mayor Emanuel, World Business Chicago, and Chicago Ideas Week hosted 200 top tech students from across the country from October 20-22 for ThinkChicago: Chicago Ideas Week.…

Fall 2016 Round of Proof of Concept Awards Underway

The Fall 2016 round of the Proof of Concept awards program led by IllinoisVENTURES, in partnership with OTM Chicago and supported by the UIC Chancellor’s Innovation Fund, is well underway.  IllinoisVENTURES continues to…

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