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Technori Pitch July 2014 - Sponsored by TechNexus & Digital Professional Institute

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Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at 6:00 PM (CDT)

Technori Pitch July 2014 - Sponsored by TechNexus &...

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  **Technori Pitch is changing locations in July and August due to construction at the Chase Auditorium - In July, Pitch will be held at TechNexus**

                 

Technori is teaming up with The Digital Professional Institute for this month's Education-Themed Pitch!


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 

In 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. 

   

 

Long-established methods of teaching and learning haven't significantly changed for hundreds, if not thousands, of years....until now.

 

'EdTech' is disrupting every facet of our education system. From tablets + apps in the classroom to 'MOOCs,' to the metrics used to measure progress, we're getting smarter about how we approach education, and Chicago startups are leading the way.

 


Schedule:

6:00 pm - Networking Begins

6:50pm - Doors to event open

7:00 pm - Show starts exactly on time

8:15pm - Show ends


July Keynote:

Phyllis Lockett
CEO of LEAP Innovations


Phyllis is CEO of LEAP Innovations, a Chicago-based education technology hub that advances personalized learning to prepare Americans for 21st century skills. The nonprofit organization helps to identify, pilot, research and expand the use of innovative teaching and learning technology tools from pre-K to early college.

 

Before starting LEAP, Phyllis was a driving force behind Chicago’s charter movement. As founding president and CEO of New Schools for Chicago, she helped raise more than $70 million to support opening 80 new public schools, primarily charters. For nearly a decade, she focused on bringing quality public schools to communities of high need and advocating for school choice.

 

She previously served as executive director of the Civic Consulting Alliance (CCA), a pro bono consulting firm for government agencies, and held marketing, sales and business development roles with Fortune 500 companies, including IBM, Kraft Foods and General Mills.

 

Born and raised on Chicago’s south side, Phyllis is a graduate of the Chicago Public School system, and both of her parents were Chicago Public Schools teachers. She earned a Master of Management degree from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from Purdue University.


Startups Pitching in July 2014: 

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


This Month's Pitch is Presented in Partnership with:



The Digital Professional Institute is the leader in end-to-end digital skills training for people who want to get a job in tech or go build stuff. They offer part-time and full-time 10 week courses in Web & Mobile Programming, Digital Marketing and Digital Media at their fully equipped campus at Tribeca Flashpoint Academy.

And now, they're excited to announce their newest courses in iOS Development and Web App Development! Starting in October, Digital Professional Institue will offer 10-week, fully immersive courses in both iOS Development and Web App Development.

In addition to programming, they offer 10-week part-time courses in Digital Marketing, Social Media Marketing and Digital Media. Check out their eBook on 20 Proven Ways To Master Digital and Social Media Marketing, and learn more today.

 
 

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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 July 2014 - Sponsored by TechNexus & Digital Professional Institute? Contact Technori

When & Where


TechNexus
20 N Upper Wacker Dr.
#1200
Chicago, IL 60606

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at 6:00 PM (CDT)


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