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Technori Pitch Chicago, April 2014 - Sponsored by JPMorgan Chase


Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at 5:30 PM (CDT)

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Sponsored by Chase


Chicago's monthly tech showcase, where geeks, veeps, and everyone in between meets. 

Technori Pitch is a monthly showcase of Chicago’s most innovative startups, pitching their latest technologies. Each month, 500 impassioned entrepreneurs, developers, designers, tech companies, investors and tech enthusiasts gather to watch Chicago's most innovative startups launch and present their newest products and services.


Technori Pitch is Moving to Monthly Themes 

For the rest of 2014, Technori Pitch will be moving to a themed format. Each month, both the keynote and all five start-ups will revolve around a selected theme. 


In April, Technori has once again teamed up with the Kellogg School of Management, the Chicago Booth Enterprise Initiative, Social Venture Partners, and Impact Engine for this month's Pitch!


April's event will feature five early-stage organization (both non-profit and for profit) focused on positively impacting Chicago, the US and the world.


5:30 pm - Networking Begins

6:20pm - Doors to auditorium open

6:30 pm - Show starts exactly on time

8:00pm - Show ends

8:15pm - Afterparty at Rosebud Theater District

April Keynote: 

Eric Weinheimer

President/CEO, Cara Program; Incoming CEO of Donors Forum


For the past 18 years, Eric has been President and CEO of The Cara Program, a nonprofit organization which helps individuals find quality, permanent jobs. Since its inception, the program has placed over 4,000 individuals, 70% of which were employed for more than a year. In addition, The Cara Program has also created three social enterprises: Cleanslate, 180 Properties and TCP Staffing.


On July 1st, Eric will succeed Valerie Lies as CEO of Donors Forum, one of Illinois' largest and oldest associations of funders, nonprofits and advisers and a leader in the philanthropic and nonprofit field.


Eric is widely involved in the community as a member of the Governor's Task Force on Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship, a board member of the Chicago Chapter of the Social Enterprise Alliance and a member of the Social Enterprise Advisory Council at Chicago Booth School of Business.


Technori is honored to welcome Eric to the stage to headline our Social Impact-themed event!

Startups Pitching in April 2014: 


Want your startup to pitch at an upcoming event?  Visit pitch.technori.com to signup today!

Afterparty at Rosebud Theatre District 
For any attendees hungry after Pitch, Rosebud has set up $5 appetizer specials for the group:
10" Pizzas
Fried Calamari
Sausage & Peppers
Stuffed Mushrooms
70 W Madison St
Chicago, IL 60602-4252
(312) 332-9500

$5 Domestic Beer
$8 Wine
$5 Pizza

Help Getting to the Event:

Need Parking? Check out SpotHero!


Free Ride to Technori Pitch for new Uber Clients

Uber is a mobile app that allows you to request a Private Driver at the touch of a button.  To sign up, download the app (available on iPhone & Android), or head to uber.com/go/.

To request, simply set your pickup location in the mobile app, or through the mobile site m.uber.com (in any browser).  Request about 5-10 minutes before needing a ride and you'll receive a text when your car has arrived. 

If you're new to Uber, use the promo code TPITCH13 to receive a free BLACK car ride offer (up to $20 off - valid to/from Technori Pitch only).  If you have any questions, feel free to check it out on uber.com/chicago or tweet @Uber_CHI

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What people are saying about Technori Pitch:

"A fantastic event full of quality entrepreneurs, great presentations from the demoing companies, and delicious food/drink. Highly recommend coming to a future Pitch!" - Tim Jahn, EntrepreneursUnpluggd.com

"Great presenters, well run and awesome community of Chicago tech. Must attend for anyone looking to get more involved in Chicago Tech!" - Brittany Laughlin

"Great networking, very intriguing presentations...overall, well worth the time. See you at the next one!" - Jim Snediker

"This is a great way to expose companies to Chicago and be around thought leaders in the area." - Pascale Dargis

"Fantastic event! Well organized and great presentations. Can't wait until the next one." - Dave Chang

"Great crowd, great conversation - Thank you!" - Ludmila Baklanova

"I loved it" - Marcy Capron

Have questions about Technori Pitch Chicago, April 2014 - Sponsored by JPMorgan Chase? Contact Technori

When & Where

Chase Auditorium
10 South Dearborn St
Lower Lobby
Chicago, 60603

Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at 5:30 PM (CDT)

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We are a monthly showcase of the most innovative startups, pitching their latest technologies. Each month, hundreds of impassioned entrepreneurs, developers, designers, tech companies, investors and tech enthusiasts gather to watch these innovative startups launch and present their newest products and services.

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