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Tuesday, September 28, 2010 from 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM (CDT)


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Conference Registration (Group Discount)   more info Ended $40.00 $0.00
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Web 2.0. Technology. Mobile.

At midVenturesLAUNCH, plug into the hottest startups coming to Chicago for one day of connecting with the key players in the industry. Meet successful entrepreneurs and learn their secrets. See the most innovative apps and products and watch them compete for funding.

midVenturesLAUNCH is where seed-stage and VC-backed companies demo and launch web, mobile, consumer, and greentech products and services on our main stage.

Where over 100 startups showcase the newest innovations and 3,000 people explore the future of Midwest technology.

midVenturesLAUNCH will be attended by numerous Chicago-based venture capitalists, including Baird Capital, Intellectual Ventures, Red Rocket VC, OCA Ventures, New World Ventures and the Illinois Venture Capital Association.




Register for midVenturesLAUNCH while tickets are still available!  Tickets are only $50 and can be purchased above.

Startup Exhibitions (learn more)

Startups will participate in midVenturesLAUNCH in 3 tracks:

  • COMPETE:  35 selected startups will compete for over $150,000 in cash and prizes from our sponsors

  • LAUNCH:  15 companies will launch a new product or service in front of 2,000 attendees and a media audience of 2,000,000

  • mVDEMO:  100 companies will demo on the conference floor and network with VCs, entrepreneurs and potential customers




Day 1 Workshops (learn more)

midVenturesLAUNCH Day 1 workshops are a perfect opportunity to learn more about the future of Chicago tech and meet the successful entrepreneurs making innovation happen in Chicago, the Midwest, and the nation.

Find out more about:

  • Greentech/Cleantech
  • Social Media
  • Biz/Legal for Startups
  • Mobile
  • Health 2.0/HealthTech
  • Customer Acquisition
  • Social Impact/Microfinance
  • Secrets of Agile Software Development
  • Choosing a Web Development Platform
  • Gov 2.0/OpenGov
  • Customer Development
  • Biotech/Life Sciences

For more information on Day 1 workshops and to register, visit http://midventureslaunch.com/agenda/






LAUNCH at midVenturesLAUNCH (learn more)

If you are a company with a product or service that you want to launch on stage in front of thousands of attendees, you can apply to LAUNCH.  We're accepting 25 companies for a chance to jumpstart their product with 3 minutes of stage time, a table at the exhibition floor with wifi, and a targeted audience of industry professionals, investors and VCs, bloggers, media, and fellow entrepreneurs.

You can apply while spots are still available at http://midventureslaunch.com/launch-apply/, or contact Brian Mayer at brian@midventures.com for more information.


mVDEMO at midVenturesLAUNCH (learn more)

Want to exhibit your company, network with entrepreneurs and investors, and be on the event floor?

The mVDEMO area is open to any early-stage startup (companies or nonprofits less than 3 years old and with less than $2 million in funding), where your company will receive great exposure to the conference audience with a 24" bar-height table, wi-fi, and two conference passes for your team.

One "people's choice" company will be voted on by the audience to present with the top 5 COMPETE startups to win over $100,000 in prizes from our sponsors.

To register for a mVDEMO table, sign up at http://mvdemo.eventbrite.com/


For Sponsors

Please email sponsor inquiries to sponsors@midventures.com


For the Press

Please email press inquiries to press@midventures.com



Follow us on Twitter:  #mVLAUNCH

Tickets and Demo Tables are limited -- so please RSVP today

We look forward to seeing you at midVenturesLAUNCH!


-- Geoff Domoracki, Jonathan Pasky, Brian Mayer & the midVentures Team

Have questions about midVenturesLAUNCH? Contact the organizer

When & Where

725 W Roosevelt Rd
Chicago, 60608

Tuesday, September 28, 2010 from 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM (CDT)

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