Catalyst Conversations: DePaul’s Unique Approach to Entrepreneurship

Catalyst Conversations: DePaul’s Unique Approach to Entrepreneurship

  Q&A WITH Maija Renko Professor and Coleman Chair of Entrepreneurship, DePaul University    During the COVID-19 pandemic, entrepreneurship has been critical for companies both large and small. In this issue of Catalyst Conversations, we chat with Maija Renko, Professor and Coleman Chair of Entrepreneurship at DePaul University about the school’s unique approach to entrepreneurship […]

How Illinois’ Innovation Community is Rising to the Challenge

How Illinois’ Innovation Community is Rising to the Challenge

Here’s how Illinois’ innovators, educators, and entrepreneurs are taking on COVID-19 COVID-19 may be the defining societal challenge of our time. Over the past several weeks, the magnitude of this challenge has increasingly come into focus—as too has the need to proactively support healthcare workers and our local communities. Fortunately, Illinois’ innovation community is rising […]

Beyond the Index: Insight from Innovation Day

Beyond the Index: Insight from Innovation Day

Last week, members of Illinois’ innovation community gathered in Springfield as Governor J.B. Pritzker proclaimed April 12, 2019 “Innovation Day” in the state of Illinois. The event, hosted by the Illinois Science & Technology Coalition (ISTC) and the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO), included addresses from Governor Pritzker; Mark Harris, President & […]