BNC Venture Capital Group - 3/4/2014 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 Midwest Renaissance Fund, 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.
Shakers and Stirrers Chicago - Business Networking Mixer - 3/18/2014 5:30:00 PM
Make quality business connections and mingle with top professionals. Includes delicious appetizers and one free drink ticket. Cash bar. The next day we'll email you the list of confirmed attendees to help you follow up with your new contacts
Chicago Tech After Hours - 3/17/2014 4:30:00 PM
At ChiTAH we're always trying new things out, so we are holding ChiTAH 010 on St. Patrick's Day. If you are looking for an opportunity to get out and celebrate in a business environment, this event is made for you! In addition, we'll have representatives of the Illinois Technology Foundation (dedicated to the development of the technology talent pipeline in Illinois, http://www.illinoistechfoundation.org/), Rev3 (the new manufacturing technology incubator, http://www.rev3dupage.com/), and Accumi (a new start-up offering a hosted software application for dynamic equity allocation amongst founders, http://www.accumi.com/).
Magnetic Leadership: How do entrepreneurial leaders gain and sustain influence? - 3/6/2014 4:00:00 PM
an era of rapid change, successful organizations understand the value
of positive connection with their employees and audiences. How do
entrepreneurial leaders gain and sustain influence? What are the secrets
to developing widespread support for your ideas, products, or services?
In this program, learn how to generate powerful engagement and lasting
impact from four of Crain's 40 Under 40 honorees.
Built In Chicago Launch - March - 3/6/2014 6:00:00 PM
Built In Chicago Launch gives recently launched startups the opportunity to present their companies in front of 350 investors, fellow entrepreneurs, and startup enthusiasts. This has become a must attend for local investors and entrepreneurs alike. Are you looking to fund a startup? Receive funding for your startup? Work for a startup? Meet a co-founder? Network? This is the event in Chicago you must attend.
Learn How to Price Your Products for Success - 3/4/2014 6:00:00 PM
Ever wonder how products are priced or why they have different prices in
different places? Are you thinking of starting a firm and wondering
what price to give to your customers? Then this program is for you.
Crain's Small Business Forum - 3/19/2014 7:30:00 AM
Hear business stories in five-minute solo presentations from founders in
differing industries at varying stages in their business cycle,
followed by a moderated discussion with Gini Dietrich, founder of Arment
Greater Chicago Networking Extravganza - 4/30/2014 5:30:00 PM
The 12th Greater Chicago Networking Extravaganza presents The Complete Networking Experience
Start and end the evening with open networking. In between, you’ll enhance your networking knowledge as you hear from Lillian Bjorseth, co-host and nationally renowned face-to-face authority. You’ll want to take even more notes when you welcome a panel of online networking experts including Bethany Hartley, director of marketing for Chicago's Women's Business Development Center, which has helped more than 70,000 women in the last 28 years, and representing nonprofits.
Also on the panel is Jeff Willinger, director of collaboration, social business and intranets of Rightpoint, one of Chicago's top community builders who leverages online tools to build relationships and find clients. Rounding out the panel is Greg Wittstock, founder and CEO of Aquascape, the leading innovator in the water gardening market. Greg encourages all employees to engage with customers daily on social platforms.
Jim Treleaven, Ph.D., a multi-time CEO, an advisor to CEOs and adjunct facility member, will be the professional facilitator. Jason Jacobsohn, co-host and master connecter, will tie it together for you, sharing how both processes are vital to enhancing your image and bottom line success.
Online networking panel:
- Jim Treleaven, president & CEO of Via Strategy Group, LLC (moderator)
- Bethany Hartley, marketing director of Women's Business Development Center
- Jeff Willinger, director of collaboration, social business and intranets, Rightpoint
- Greg Wittstock, founder and CEO of Aquascape