Events

FEATURED EVENT

Date/Time Event Partner
08/20/14
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bourgeois dignity: How we got rich, and how everyone else will, too
40th Floor Library, Chicago IL
Illinois Policy Institute
A highly respected economist and historian, Deirdre goes against the mainstream thought of generations of historians, arguing that the explosion of economic growth and modern capitalism is attributed to ideological shifts, not material causes.
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Date/Time Event Partner
08/20/14
9:00 am - 10:00 am
1 Million Cups Chicago
Next Door Cafe, Chicago IL
1 Million Cups Chicago
@KauffmanLabs weekly educational program. 2 startups/wk, 6 min presentation, 20 min Q&A #1MCCH
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08/20/14
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Ms.Tech Mastermind Lunch
Space, Chicago IL
Ms. Tech
Ms. Tech is an organization, founded in Chicago, that is helping women start and scale their businesses through training, resources, mentors and valuable connections. Determined to see a higher number of women-founded startups capture funding, press and to create role models for future generations of women in tech. Every week we meet for lunch to discuss topics around technology and startups.
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08/20/14
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Back to School Ed Tech Demos & Drinks
Rockit Bar & Grill, Chicago IL
Tech In Motion
We have several ed-tech companies joining us to demo their platforms and products. Come out for some free food and drink and learn how tech is changing the way we teach and learn! Featured demoers: digedu, mLevel, Packback Books, Jail Education Solutions and Overgrad
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08/20/14
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bourgeois dignity: How we got rich, and how everyone else will, too
40th Floor Library, Chicago IL
Illinois Policy Institute
A highly respected economist and historian, Deirdre goes against the mainstream thought of generations of historians, arguing that the explosion of economic growth and modern capitalism is attributed to ideological shifts, not material causes.
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08/20/14
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Data Science for Social Good
DePaul University Loop, Chicago IL
Data Science for Social Good
This summer, 48 students and postdocs from top universities around the world came to Chicago to apply advanced research, computer science, and social sciences to real-life projects for governments and non-profits throughout the world. In this meetup, several of the teams will share the data visualizations created to communicate results. Several groups will present, covering topics such as R Shiny, maps in QGIS, d3 and other tools.
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08/20/14
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Managing Up: Your Path to a Happy Boss and a Flourishing Nonprofit Career
Small Business Advisory Council, Chicago IL
YNPN
Covered in this workshop are: 10 things your boss is looking for, how to make yourself happy while managing up, how to manage a mistake, and how to find a good boss.
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08/20/14
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
HN Chicago #7: Failure stories: Postmortems and lessons learned
Groupon, Chicago IL
Hacker News Chicago
At Groupon offices we'll have food, soft drinks, and water for attendees. Discussion panel around startup failure and lessons learned from the experience
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08/20/14
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
TIF 101 - All About Chicago's Tax Increment Financing Program
CivicLab, Chicago IL
Civic Lab
Over $1.7 billion in property taxes was sitting in TIF accounts on January 1, 2014. Tom Tresser, the co-founder of the CivicLab and the lead organizer of the TIF Illumination Project, will break it all down in this informative and - yes - engaging and strangely entertaining workshop. Learn what over 2,200 other Chicagoans have learned from the TIF Illumination workshops done all over the city!
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08/21/14
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Entrepreneur Growth Opportunities - Brown Bag Lunch & Learn
VentureShot, Chicago IL
Venture Shot
This special series of collaboration sessions is for Entrepreneurs, Startups, 1st Stage & 2nd Stage Growth Companies, Bootstrappers and Business Owners who are building their business without major amounts of investor capital (i.e. Not VC Funded)...so far.
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08/21/14
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Idea Club - TechNexus
TechNexus Incubator, Chicago IL
TechNexus
You have a great idea for a new technology business, only we don't know about it yet! You're invited to join us at one of our small, bi-weekly Idea Club meetings, where you can learn about what we do, let us know what you're working on, and have the chance to chat informally with other entrepreneurs and some of our resident growth companies.
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