Charles Murray, co-founder of the energy start-up Switched Source, sat down with EPIC to talk about his experiences as a student at Booth and entrepreneur. Switched Source placed second in the University of Chicago New Venture Challenge, the top university accelerator in the country, and was among the winners of the University of Chicago’s Innovation Fund. The company also received a U.S. Department of Energy ARPA-E innovation grant, along with several other award prizes for competitions across the country. The Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation is a strategic partner for the company.
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