Wintrust Grand Banking Hall

231 South LaSalle Street

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Community Startups: Student Founders Pitch Showcase

Community Startups
Tue, Aug 9 at 5:30 PM, Chicago, IL

The 2016 Youth Entrepreneurs Pitch Showcase event brings together Chicago’s startup, corporate and investor communities to showcase innovative ideas for social change, created by 5th-8th graders. Over the course of our 4 weeks, student founders will work with their team of professional mentors to launch their products, generate revenue and create scholarships.



Pitch Showcase Program:

5:30 — Opening Community Reception and Student Performances

6:30 — Thank You and Introductions from Community Startups

6:35 — Opening Remarks on Civic Tech, City Clerk Susana Mendoza

6:45 — Investor & Founder Panel Discussion: Investing in Impact & Social Innovation in Chicago

Led by Sandee Kastrul, Founder of i.c. stars

George Vukotich, Founder TruCrowd

Christine Achre, Executive Director Primo Center for Women & Children

RJ Pahura, Founder Venture Connects & FUND Conference

7:30 — Team CHI LIGHT and PROJECT TEDDY BEAR Presentations, followed by Investor Panel Q&A


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