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Evanston Edge Startup Showcase presented by Technology Innovation Center

Evanston Edge - Evanston Economic Development

Thursday, February 27, 2014 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM (CST)

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Evanston Edge Startup Showcase is a gathering of entrepreneurs, investors, students, developers, and designers in support of Evanston’s most innovative startups. The event features local companies as they pitch their latest products, services and technologies. Join us as we nurture new ideas and promote pioneering business ventures within the Evanston community.

Presented by Evanston-based Technology Innovation Center , a not-for-profit business incubator dedicated to supporting the growth of very early stage technology-based businesses.

27 Live  is downtown Evanston’s newest live music entertainment venue, restaurant, and whiskey lounge.

 Schedule (5:00pm – 8:00pm)

  • Networking & Welcome (5:00pm)
  • Keynote (5:30pm)
  • Pitches (5:45pm)
  • Reception  (7:00 PM )

Keynote Speaker

Stopher Bartol, Founder Legacy.com

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After nearly 10 years as a management consultant in the U.S and Europe, Stopher founded and serves as President & CEO of Evanston-based Legacy.com. The Internet's leading online memorialization company, it hosts an online obituary for 7 of 10 people who die each day in the U.S. The company provides services for leading newspaper websites in the U.S., Canada, UK, and Australia, and for funeral homes served by those newspapers. The Legacy.com domain is among the 100 most visited in the U.S., with its traffic distributed primarily among the company's 800+ newspaper affiliates.

Showcase Pitches

 Prescouter evanston entreprenuership chicago start up

PreScouter bridges the gap between academia and industry. Almost $50B is spent on research at universities every year, yet very little of it is commercialized. Using PreScouter, companies gain targeted, non-publicly available insights - captured as reports - at a fraction of the cost and the scale needed for global visibility into academia

Geofeedia - Pioneering location-based social media monitoring. Geofeedia's powerful tools, easy-to-use interface, and patent-pending technology allow you to perform precision location-based searches to monitor social media.

HistoryIT is a full-service information technology agency offering  innovative solutions to help individuals, historians, archivists, researchers, nonprofit organizations, and other groups harness technology to organize, digitize, manage, preserve, and display information.

Enhanced Plasmonics Evanston Entrepreneurs startup chicago

Enhanced Plasmonics - Lab-quality analysis of pharmaceuticals with a smart handheld. Know if a sample is genuine or counterfeit in 3 seconds, not 3 weeks

Avail & Company, LLC

Avail and Company creates women’s formalwear co-designed to an individual’s unique style. Creating a Tech-Enabled global apparel brand of Love and Beauty: Your Story. Your Style.

Host & Moderator
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Patrick Hughes, Founder - Inculsion Solutions


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27 Live  is downtown Evanston’s newest live music entertainment venue, restaurant, and whiskey lounge.  Owner John Tasiopoulos recently hosted a benefit at 27 Live for the employees of the businesses impacted by the recent fire on Davis Street.




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Have questions about Evanston Edge Startup Showcase presented by Technology Innovation Center? Contact Evanston Edge - Evanston Economic Development

When & Where

27 Live
1012 Church Street
Evanston, IL 60201

Thursday, February 27, 2014 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM (CST)

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Evanston Edge - Evanston Economic Development

The City of Evanston Economic Development Division helps businesses grow the Evanston economy as we strive to create the most livable city. The Economic Development Team has built strategic partnerships with the Evanston business community including Northwestern University and local and national businesses.. We are very active in our local business district and merchant groups associations and strongly believe in getting to know and work with the people who create business in Evanston

Contact Paul Zalmezak 847.448.8013 or pzalmezak@cityofevanston.org To learn more about the City of Evanston and other city services please visit www.cityofevanston.org or www.evanstonedge.com 

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