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Date/Time Event Partner
07/24/19
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
How to Present the Right Metrics to Investors
Chicago Matter, Chicago IL
Matter

Join this workshop to learn:
How to determine which metrics investors want to see
How to represent benchmarks and comparisons
How to communicate metrics to investors
How to incorporate metrics into your overall story


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Date/Time Event Partner
07/22/19
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
2019 Boat Cruise One Nation Under God
Fort Dearborn, Chicago
ONUG

Candace Owens, Conservative political commentator and a converted liberal, is bringing her message of hope, equality of opportunity… not victimhood… free enterprise, liberal hypocrisy, and protection of our First Amendment freedoms to Millennials and Gen-Xers.


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07/24/19
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
How to Present the Right Metrics to Investors
Chicago Matter, Chicago IL
Matter

Join this workshop to learn:
How to determine which metrics investors want to see
How to represent benchmarks and comparisons
How to communicate metrics to investors
How to incorporate metrics into your overall story


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07/26/19
9:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Doane at Dusk
Adler Planetarium, Chicago IL
Adler Planetarium

Home to the largest aperture telescope available to the public in the Chicagoland area, the Adler’s Doane Observatory provides visitors a unique opportunity to see a variety of celestial objects like the Moon, Jupiter, Saturn and more! At Doane at Dusk, our guests will enjoy nighttime telescope viewings and related discussions with Adler Astronomers after museum hours.


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08/02/19
8:30 am - 10:00 am
It's Ok Not to Be Ok: Tackling the American Mental Health Crisis
Chicago Matter, Chicago IL
MATTER

Join this conversation about the state of mental health care today, the challenges faced by patients, providers and their loved ones, and the innovative people and organizations who are working to create change — and how you can also play a role. BCBSIL Innovation Fellow Adam Seidler will interview Carl Evans, director of programming and operations at Hope for a Day, Danny Freed, CEO of BluePrint, and David Cohen, CEO of Regroup.


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08/04/19 - 08/08/19
All Day
Monetary and Fiscal Policy with Heterogeneity
University of Chicago – Saieh Hall, Chicago IL
University of Chicago

This four-day course is designed to familiarize economists with recent advances in the study of monetary and fiscal policy in the presence of heterogeneity. It is designed for researchers in central banks and other government and non-government agencies who wish to improve their understanding of state-of-the-art tools for incorporating income and wealth distributions into macroeconomic models, and the main policy lessons that have emerged from these models.


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08/06/19
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
All in Chicago: Emerging Solutions in Access to Care
Chicago Matter, Chicago IL
Matter

Join this panel discussion to learn what the healthcare innovation community in Chicago is doing to help address: “How can we work together to become the first major metropolitan city to have a fully functioning system in place ensuring that every Chicago resident has access to the right care, at the right time, in the right place?”


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08/06/19
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
BNC Venture Capital Forum
Freeborn & Peters, Chicago IL
BNC Venture Capital

Three entrepreneurs make their pitch for capital. Each presentation lasts 10 minutes, followed by a 10 minute Q&A. 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.


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08/15/19
8:30 am - 10:00 am
Bootstrappers Breakfast Chicago
Merchandise Mart Food Court, Chicago IL
Bootstrappers Breakfast

Join other attendees who are in early stage technology startups, it will be a chance to compare notes on operational, development, and business issues with peers.


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08/23/19
9:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Doane at Dusk
Adler Planetarium, Chicago IL
Adler Planetarium

Home to the largest aperture telescope available to the public in the Chicagoland area, the Adler’s Doane Observatory provides visitors a unique opportunity to see a variety of celestial objects like the Moon, Jupiter, Saturn and more! At Doane at Dusk, our guests will enjoy nighttime telescope viewings and related discussions with Adler Astronomers after museum hours.


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09/03/19
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
BNC Venture Capital Forum
Freeborn & Peters, Chicago IL
BNC Venture Capital

Three entrepreneurs make their pitch for capital. Each presentation lasts 10 minutes, followed by a 10 minute Q&A. 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.


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