Shakers and Stirrers Chicago - 1/13/2015 5:30:00 PM
Make quality business connections and mingle with top professionals
Technology, Innovation and the Digital Consumer - 1/13/2015 6:00:00 PM
Top executives from Keeper, Groupon, GrubHub and Blitsy will discuss how technology has affected the business landscape, and how companies can use these innovations to find and engage their consumers.
Brew Your Skill & Network: Effective Networking - 1/13/2015 3:00:00 PM
Learn how to network appropriately so you can improve the health of your relationships while helping one another generate business growth results
Social Media 101 - 1/14/2015 6:00:00 PM
Learn the benefits of Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, Instagram, LinkedIn, Pinterest and YouTube--and the best and worst practices for each platform.
Maximizing Your LinkedIn Potential - 1/15/2015 6:00:00 PM
LinkedIn expert Dean DeLisle will teach you how to boost your profile to gain a competitive edge in your industry, covering tips, best practices and finding your next business connection.
BNC Venture Capital Group - 1/6/2015 5:00:00 PM
The BNC Venture Capital Group introduces exciting investment opportunities to professional investors (angels, early stage venture capitalists, and private equity firms seeking add-ons) and fosters the growth of entrepreneurial activity.
Len Bland, CEO of Concept Equity, and David Carman, CEO of Business Network Chicago, lead the BNC Venture Capital Group. Each presentation lasts 10 minutes, followed by a 10 minute Q&A.
The Current: January Happy Hour - 1/8/2015 5:30:00 PM
The Current is a collaborative monthly happy hour and networking series. On the first Thursday of every month, we welcome entrepreneurs, corporate leaders, nonprofits, technologists, and investors to Coalition: Energy's downtown coworking space to network, discuss, and celebrate the buzzing energy innovation community in Chicago.
Intro to Chicago's Startup Ecosystem - 1/8/2015 6:00:00 PM
Looking to get involved in the startup ecosystem in Chicago? Let us give you a background on the startup ecosystem in Chicago and tell you how to get involved! We'll give some tips on how to start a new career in one of the fastest growing startup ecosystems in the US and show you how Startup Institute can help. You'll also learn more about what we do, our full and part-time programs, and what's it like to become a Startup Institute student.
Startup Grind Chicago Hosts Al Goldstein - 1/20/2015 6:00:00 PM
Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. This month features Al Goldstein who is the co-founder and CEO of AvantCredit.com, one of the fastest growing national online providers of consumer loans
Finding a Startup Job You'll Love: Meet Startup Institute Chicago - 1/22/2015 6:00:00 PM
Join Startup Institute Chicago and an amazing startup panel on January 22 at our Chicago campus to learn how Startup Institute can land you a job you’ll be passionate about. Our immersive curriculum, career mentorship, expert instruction, and targeted skills’ training have helped over 800 alumni to transition into high-growth roles, and they can do the same for you.
Bootstrappers Breakfast - Chicago Meetup - 1/28/2015 7:30:00 AM
Come join entrepreneurs who eat problems for breakfast. At a Bootstrappers Breakfast we have serious conversations about growing a business based on internal cashflow and organic profit: this is for founders who are actively bootstrapping a startup.
The other attendees will all be in startups. It will be a chance to compare notes on operational, development, and business issues with peers.
Technori Pitch - 1/27/2015 6:00:00 PM
Chicago's monthly tech showcase, where geeks, veeps, and everyone in between meets.
Technori Pitch is a monthly showcase of Chicago’s most innovative startups, pitching their latest technologies. Each month, 500 impassioned entrepreneurs, developers, designers, tech companies, investors and tech enthusiasts gather to watch Chicago's most innovative startups launch and present their newest products and services. January's theme is real estate.