Evanston Edge Startup Showcase presented by Technology Innovation Center
Thursday, February 27, 2014 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM (CST)
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 )
Stopher Bartol, Founder Legacy.com
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.
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 - Lab-quality analysis of pharmaceuticals with a smart handheld. Know if a sample is genuine or counterfeit in 3 seconds, not 3 weeks
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.
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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