A Forbes article examines the current state of the University of Illinois entrepreneurship climate, lauding its commitment to supporting students and faculty as well as innovative partnerships with other institutions.
The story, published Wednesday, was written by Chicago investor Pete Wilkins, a contributor to Forbes.com.
“The university’s entrepreneurial ecosystem supports idea development with its programs, academics, and funding opportunities, and is consistently ranked among the top public universities for producing the most successful entrepreneurs,” Wilkins writes.
The story reflects on the well-known entrepreneurial highlights of years past, but frames them within the lens of what is happening currently.
Wilkins highlights recent funding announcements from Illinois startups, as well as programs and partnerships that advance the entrepreneurship enterprise, especially those at Research Park and EnterpriseWorks.
Among the startups with EnterpriseWorks lineage highlighted in the article include:
Read the full Forbes article HERE.