Startup Bootkamp

Date(s) - 12/14/19
9:00 am - 8:00 pm

1871 - Merchandise Mart 12th floor

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Startup Bootkamp


Dec 14th 9:00 AM – 8:00 PM

Are you an aspiring entrepreneur or an early stage founder? Do NOT miss this buzz heavy traveling workshop on startups, entrepreneurship and venture capital returning to 1871 on Dec. 14th!

Are you an early stage founder or aspiring entrepreneur? Are you trying to understand the startup landscape, venture capital game or how to progress your business ideas?

1871 is happy to welcome back Startup Bootkamp which is a nationally known 1-day startup workshop that has been held at the some of the best incubators in the country. This full day intimate experience on Dec. 14th at 1871 will provide you with tremendous insights in startups, entrepreneurship and venture capital!! The tailored workshop made for early stage entrepreneurs has over 50+ subjects, amazing guest speakers and a networking happy hour to follow. There is always limited seating (due to classroom size) and we suggest you reserve your spot ASAP!


Phil Castro (Event Host & Entrepreneur) – Serial entrepreneur, 13 year startup veteran, been in over 30+ publications and won awards like “35 Under 35”, “Startup of the Year”, etc. Phil will be hosting the event and has helped over 2,000+ founders in over 15+ cities since 2017. He also is the founder of his own startup BarPass which is the HotelsTonight for bars.

Tony Wilkins (Angel Investor @ Standing Oaks) – Angel investor interested in early stage coachable, resourceful entrepreneurs focused on globally scalable, disruptively efficient digital companies. Executive coach for growth stage executives, particularly those with new VC, banking or operating partners.

Sergio Marrero (VC @ Stat Zero) – Founder turned venture capitalist Harvard Grad who has a deep passion for helping the next wave of early stage startups with physical and digital products. Sergio has advised startups to Fortune 500 companies with strategies regarding corporate ventures creation strategies.

Randy Micheletti (President @ Incubate IP) – Randy has represented technology clients large and small for nearly a decade, and has been licensed to practice before the US Patent & Trademark Office since 2003. He is passionate about startups, and works tirelessly to build IP portfolios that form core assets for young and growing companies. He also teaches upper-level courses at Chicago-Kent College of Law (IIT) as a member of the law school’s adjunct faculty.

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Be sure to reserve your seat today since there is limited availability due to the classroom size. Any questions text/call 312-463-9001. Feel free to pass this information to other early stage entrepreneurs and we hope everyone takes advantage of this amazing opportunity!



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