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ILGIF Annual Summit 2017

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Kirkland & Ellis

300 N LaSalle St

6th Floor

Chicago, IL 60654

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Please join 50 South Capital Advisors and the Office of the Illinois State Treasurer for the 2017 Illinois Growth and Innovation Fund Summit. The event will take place on Thursday, July 27, 2017 at Kirkland & Ellis LLP’s office located at 300 N LaSalle St. in Chicago, Illinois.

Launched in 2016 by the Illinois State Treasurer’s Office, ILGIF will invest $222 million from the State’s Investment Portfolio in venture capital firms with a track record of investing in Illinois technology companies. For more information, visit www.ILGIF.com.


ILGIF Annual Summit Agenda

10:30 am – Welcome Remarks
10:35 am – Kickoff Remarks from Illinois State Treasurer Michael W. Frerichs
10:45 am – ILGIF Update by 50 South Capital
11:10 am – Accelerator Panel (Techstars Chicago, Catapult Chicago, MATTER, BLUE1647)
11:50 am – ILGIF Portfolio Company Presentation #1 (TBA)
11:55 am – Seed Panel (Listen Ventures, OCA Ventures, Chicago Ventures, Moderne Ventures)
12:30 pm – Keynote Luncheon and Fireside Chat with AOL Co-Founder and Revolution Founder, Steve Case
1:30 pm – Networking Break
1:45 pm – Institutional LP Perspective on the Midwest (University of Chicago, ISBI, Aon Hewitt, Cintrifuse)
2:25 pm – The Opportunity for Growth Private Equity in the Midwest (TBA)
3:05 pm – ILGIF Portfolio Company Presentation #2 (TBA)
3:10 pm – Networking Break
3:40 pm – Early Stage Venture Capital Panel (Builders VC, Lightbank, MATH Venture Partners, Corazon Capital)
4:20 pm – A Spotlight on Illinois Entrepreneurship (J.B. Pritzker)
4:30 pm – ILGIF Portfolio Company Presentation #3 (TBA)
4:35 pm – Building a Scalable Business in the Midwest: An Entrepreneurial Spotlight (TBA)
5:15 pm – Concluding Remarks by Rodrigo Garcia, Chief Investment Officer for the Office of the Illinois State Treasurer
5:20 pm – Q&A
5:30 pm – Cocktail Reception

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