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Date/Time Event Partner
07/30/15
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
How to Get Investment from a Silicon Valley V.C.
1871 - Merchandise Mart 12th floor, Chicago IL
North of 41
Come out on July 30th to hear first hand what V.C.’s from Silicon Valley look for when investing in a company. What value do they place on the “team”, on the idea and on the business opportunity? Silicon Valley is flush with cash, but what you need to learn is how to separate yourself from the pack. In addition to the panel discussion, there will be food, drinks and networking among your peers.
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Date/Time Event Partner
07/29/15 - 08/02/15
All Day
2015 Young Republican National Convention
Chicago, Chicago IL
CYR
YR Chicago is honored to host the 2015 Young Republican National Convention.
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07/30/15
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
EMBEDDED TECH FOR IOT A design engineering firm perspective.
Catalyze Chicago, Chicago IL
Internet of Things - Chicago
IoT Product developers share their insights into: Architecture must be tailored to each product. Connectivity: Cellular, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, 915 MHz, Ethernet, CAN. IOT protocol standards: open, proprietary. Business models for cloud services.
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07/30/15
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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07/30/15
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
How to Get Investment from a Silicon Valley V.C.
1871 - Merchandise Mart 12th floor, Chicago IL
North of 41
Come out on July 30th to hear first hand what V.C.’s from Silicon Valley look for when investing in a company. What value do they place on the “team”, on the idea and on the business opportunity? Silicon Valley is flush with cash, but what you need to learn is how to separate yourself from the pack. In addition to the panel discussion, there will be food, drinks and networking among your peers.
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07/31/15
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
CBES Annual Research Symposium
Allen Center-Northwestern University, Evanston IL
CBES
The Symposium provides an opportunity for the entire CBES community to convene, broaden their connections, and welcome researchers from related fields at Northwestern to learn about the exciting research done in the labs of Center investigators.
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07/31/15
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
In Defense of Life: Why all Lives Matter
Tinley Park Convention Center , Tinley Park IL
Freedom's Journal Institute for the Study of Faith and Public Policy
Join us, along with two presidential candidates, for a frank discussion on defending the sanctity of life from conception to natural death. Current events have called into question (by some) whether black lives matter. Does Black Life really matter? That is not a new question; Black pro-life groups and others have been asking this question ever since Roe v Wade.
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07/31/15
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
The Origins of Cellular Life
Fermilab, Batavia IL
Fermilab
The amazing complexity and diversity of life is a result of billions of years of evolution. But how did the process of evolution itself begin? Dr. Szostak will describe how efforts to design and build very simple living cells are testing our assumptions about the nature of life, generating ideas about how life emerged from the chemistry of the early earth, and even offering clues as to how modern life evolved from its earliest ancestors.
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08/01/15
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Coffee & Convo Chicago
Coffee, Chicago IL
Coffee & Conversation
Coffee & Conversation is a Chicago-based community of entrepreneurs and innovators who value collaboration and face to face communication. We share resources, ideas, and feedback. We can be anywhere along the start-up spectrum, working as a support group, whether you just have ideas to share, are about to start a business, or already have your own company.
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08/04/15
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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08/04/15
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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