12 UChicago Startups Will Grow Through This Year’s Polsky Summer Accelerator

photo of the exowear team“For the past four years, University of Chicago’s Polsky Center has held a summer accelerator as a way to grow student startups over summer break.

Over 40 teams have gone through the program to date, and 75 percent of these companies are still in business or have been acquired, including FitnessCubedZipFit DenimMoneythink, and Stylisted.

ExoWear is a health and fitness company made up of UChicago and UIUC students that creates wearables to monitor medical exercises of patients undergoing physical therapy. This device serves as a coaching aid by reminding the patient to complete their exercises and providing real-time feedback. The application of the device will focus on knee therapy and rehabilitation.”

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