CHICAGO (CBS) — We now know who won the University of Chicago’s New Venture Challenge.
It’s a competition for budding entrepreneurs that CBS 2’s Jim Williams told you about earlier this week.READ MORE: Weekend Guests At Six Flags Great America Say Crowds, Closed Rides, Huge Fight Involving 20 People Ruined Their Experience
The grad students vie for money to start their businesses. This year’s winning teams got a record $1.5 in investments.
First place goes to Andes STR which helps people manage rental properties. Their prize: $660,000.
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The Polsky Center @UChicago is pleased to announce a record-breaking investment of $1.6M in the winners of the 2021 #ChicagoNVC, making it the largest in the nation for business school student #startup competitions.READ MORE: 8 People Shot, 4 Fatally, After Argument At Gathering In Englewood
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— Polsky Center at the University of Chicago (@polskycenter) June 4, 2021