Polsky Center: Celebrating Black in Tech: Insight and Advice from Black Startup Founders

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Jasmine Shells, MBA ’21, founded her startup in Chicago with the intention of building it in Chicago as well. But when it came time to raise money, the checks were elusive. So she moved the company to New York, where venture dollars flow more freely.

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