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Date/Time Event Partner
07/01/15
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Startup Founder 101: Innovation with On-Demand Business Models
Argosy University, Chicago IL
Startup Founder 101
With the fast growth of Chicago's entrepreneurial community, we have also seen a rise in on-demand business models. At this event, we will hear from several founders about their innovative on-demand business models. Featuring: - Sara Bokan, Co-Founder, Maiday (cleaning services, Founder Institute Chicago graduate) - Lina Pakrosnyte, Co-Founder, Urban Leash (pet care) - Dan Parsons, Co-Founder, DRYV (dry cleaning and laundry service) - Jason Jacobsohn, Chicago Director, Founder Institute (moderator)
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Date/Time Event Partner
07/01/15
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
AWS Summit
McCormick Place West, Chicago IL
AWS Summit
The AWS Summit brings together the cloud computing community to connect, collaborate and learn about AWS. In this action-packed, one-day event, you can choose from 30+ breakout sessions covering a broad range of topics and technical depth. Attend introductory sessions on new and existing AWS services or participate in sessions that go deep into architecture and code. All sessions will be delivered by subject matter experts from AWS or expert customers who can share their real world experiences and lessons learned.
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07/01/15
9:00 am - 10:00 am
1 Million Cups Chicago
NextDoor Chicago, Chicago IL
1Million Cups Chicago
1 Million Cups is a free, weekly national program designed to educate, engage, and connect entrepreneurs. Developed by the Kauffman Foundation, 1MC is based on the notion that entrepreneurs discover solutions and network over a million cups of coffee.
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07/01/15
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Startup Founder 101: Innovation with On-Demand Business Models
Argosy University, Chicago IL
Startup Founder 101
With the fast growth of Chicago's entrepreneurial community, we have also seen a rise in on-demand business models. At this event, we will hear from several founders about their innovative on-demand business models. Featuring: - Sara Bokan, Co-Founder, Maiday (cleaning services, Founder Institute Chicago graduate) - Lina Pakrosnyte, Co-Founder, Urban Leash (pet care) - Dan Parsons, Co-Founder, DRYV (dry cleaning and laundry service) - Jason Jacobsohn, Chicago Director, Founder Institute (moderator)
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07/02/15
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Meet The Makers - Mobile Makers Academy meetup, graduation, and app showcase
Mobile Makers Academy , Chicago IL
Mobile Makers Academy Chicago
Our current iOS bootcamp closes this week, which means we have a bunch of newly minted developers ready to get to work. It's an open-door meetup where everyone is welcome to come check out the space, enjoy some drinks and appetizers, meet these new developers, and talk about all things mobile!
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07/02/15
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Hack Night - Chicago Women Developers
1871 - Merchandise Mart 12th floor, Chicago IL
Chicago Women Developers
This weekly event gives ladies a space to code together. Whether you're just getting started, or are a veteran in the tech world, there's a seat for you at the table. BYOL: Bring your own laptop!
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07/07/15
8:30 am - 10:00 am
'An Economy for A New American Century.' Marco Rubio for President
1871 - Merchandise Mart 12th floor, Chicago IL
1871
The new economy has the potential to bring a century of prosperity and a thriving middle class, but first we must replace the policies of yesterday with new ideas designed to capture the promise of the 21st century. Together, we can overcome our economic challenges by fostering the American innovation that will create high-paying modern jobs and by equipping all our people to fill them. Please join Senator Marco Rubio at 1871 as he discusses policy points on 'An Economy For A New American Century.'
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07/07/15
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
GEEKFEST
Groupon, Chicago IL
Geekfest
Geekfest is a gathering of software development geeks every Tuesday at noon.
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07/07/15
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
BNC Venture Capital Group
Polsinelli Shughart, Chicago IL
BNC Venture Capital Group
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. Come and pitch your idea or just listen and learn from others as they seek venture capital.
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07/07/15
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Founder Institute Chicago Information Session
VentureShot, Chicago IL
Startup Founder 101
Join us for a informational event where you can meet the local Director, mentors, and graduates to ask questions, and learn how you can launch a startup with the Founder Institute's help
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07/07/15
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Open Gov Hack Night
Braintree, Chicago IL
Open Gov Hack Night
Come join a group of passionate folks working at the intersection of open government, cities, and technology. This will be an evening of civic tech hacking, collaboration, learning and networking.
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