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The Midwest's Deal Conference

September 27-29, 2016

TICKETS AVAILABLE

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Day 1: IO Godfrey

Tuesday September 27th

6:30PM – 9:00PM


Join us as we come together to kick-off the opening of the 2nd annual FUND Conference at IO Godfrey Rooftop Lounge starting at 5PM

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Day 2: Life Creative

Wednesday September 28th

8:00AM – 5:00PM


Come watch the Midwest's best startups for the FUND pitch competition at Chicago's hottest creative space.


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Day 3: UIC Forum

Thursday September 29th

8:00AM – 5:00PM


Learn from Investors and Founders telling their real success stories, with lessons from Chicago's best.


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What is FUND Conference?

Thought leadership conference bridging the gap between early stage investors and growing companies.

Brian Burkhardt of Square Planet @ FUND Conference

Who Attends

Angel Investors · Venture Capitalists · Business Leaders · C-Level Executives · Corporate Venture Funds · University Innovators · Private Equity · Policy Makers · Startups · Crowdfunders · Media · Entrepreneurs · Tech Companies

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Speakers

Mark Lawrence - SpotHero
Mark Lawrence
Co-Founder & CEO
SpotHero

Israel Idonije
Israel Idonije
Owner
Blessed
Jayna Cooke - EVENTup - Founder & CEO
Jayna Cooke
Founder & CEO
EVENTup

Justin Delaney - Co-Founder & CEO - Menguin Tuxedos
Justin Delaney
CEO
Menguin Tuxedos

Nin Desai
Nin Desai
CEO
NIN Ventures

Scott Wilson
Scott Wilson
Founder & Principal Designer
Minimal (MNML)

Cayla Chambers
Cayla Chambers
Co-Founder & Partner
InvestHER Ventures

Judy Sindecuse
Judy Sindecuse
Founder & President
Capital Innovators

Matthew Mueller
Matthew Mueller
CEO
KnotStandard

Michael Dermer
Michael Dermer
Founder & CEO
The Lonely Entrepreneur

Tricia Montgomery - K9 Fit Club
Tricia Montgomery
Founder & CEO
K9 Fit Club
Augustin Hong of RWCM
Augustin Hong
Principal
RWCM

Chris Marshall
Chris Marshall
General Manager
LUXE

Josh Chapma
Josh Chapman
CEO
GiveForward

Kyle Schlotman
Kyle Schlotman
Partner & CIO
Connetic Ventures

JSaurabh Sharma
Saurabh Sharma
Principal
Jump Capital

Michael Collett
Michael Collett
Managing Partner
Promus Ventures

Jonny Imerman
Jonny Imerman
Chief Mission Officer
Imerman Angels

Todd Connor
Todd Connor
Founder & CEO
The Bunker
Kyle Cushing
Kyle Cushing
Lead Account Executive
HIRED
Bill Fienup
Bill Fienup
Founder & Managing Director
mHUB
Andrew Schwartz
Andrew Schwartz
Associate Managing Director
The Private Bank
Sandee Kastrul
Sandee Kastrul
President & Co-Founder
i.c. stars
Mark Cassata
Mark Cassata
Vice President
CBRE
Bailey Dodds
Bailey Dodds
Community Manager
WeWork
Geno Mattioda
Geno Mattioda
Co-CEO
Wolf Point Advisors
Kurt Summers
Kurt Summers
Treasurer
City of Chicago
B.J. Merriewether
B.J. Merriewether
Co-Founder and CEO
REP AC

Schedule

  • OPENING NIGHT
  • DAY 1
  • DAY 2

Sponsors

Life Creative
Event Creative
WeWork
Signature Bank
Xcelacore
Mass Mutual Chicago
The Private Bank
Polsinell
Objective Paradigm
Pasquesi Partners LLC
Plante Moran
Tandem HR
HIRED
CNA
FastTrack VC
PeopleVine

Partners

Halyard Compliance
ChicagoInno
Entrepreneur
Hyde Park Angels
ACA
Blue 1647
Bunker Labs
Consulate General of Canada
ITA
Matter
SBDC
Square Planet
Chicago Leadership Alliance
Coleman Foundation
Elmspring
IL DCEO
UI Labs
VentureSHOT
Wright Foundation
Catapult

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