San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Come see what all the excitement is about!
Over 700 companies applied to Techstars Chicago this year. We selected the ten best companies and put this cohort through our 90-day "bootcamp for start-ups", preparing them to present to an invitation only event for investors at Demo Day at the House of Blues. However, we wanted to share these pitches with the rest of the community so we are doing an encore that is open to the public.
Community Demo Day will be held in a more relaxed setting, where the teams will give their pitches and have fun doing it. This will be an opportunity for the community to meet the Techstars companies, hear what they have been working on all summer and see what a Techstars pitch looks like. Food and beverages will be served.
Venue: The Northwestern School of Law Auditorium
– Techstars teams pitch
Parking is difficult around the venue so plan accordingly.
Thanks for all of the support, we look forward to seeing you on!
The Techstars Team
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Techstars is an intensive accelerator for startups driven by proven entrepreneurs and investors. Led by world class entrepreneurs Troy Henikoff (SurePayroll), Sam Yagan (Match.com, OKCupid, Sparknotes) and Brian Luerssen (OkCupid Labs, Quantitative Insights), the heavily mentorship-based program brought the best of Excelerate Labs, launched in 2010, to the national platform of Techstars in 2013.
The program selects ten companies each summer to participate in the three-month program in which they build connections and accelerate their business. The program culminates in Demo Day at the end of the program with the companies showcasing their progress and plans to more than 500 angel and venture investors from around the country.
Event Sponsored by SVB
Silicon Valley Bank is the premier commercial bank for companies in the technology, life science, cleantech, venture capital, private equity and premium wine industries. SVB provides a comprehensive suite of financing solutions, treasury management, corporate investment and international banking services to its clients worldwide. Through its focus on specialized markets and extensive knowledge of the people and business issues driving them, Silicon Valley Bank provides a level of service and partnership that measurably impacts its clients’ success. Founded in 1983 and headquartered in Santa Clara, Calif., the company serves clients around the world through 27 U.S. offices and international operations in China, India, Israel and the United Kingdom. Silicon Valley Bank is a member of global financial services firm SVB Financial Group (Nasdaq: SIVB), with SVB Analytics, SVB Capital and SVB Private Bank. More information on the company can be found at www.svb.com.