REGISTRATION WILL BE AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR FOR $10.
midVentures25 is the first Chicago-based startup demo day & conference: 25 of the best investor-ready early-stage startups will demo their products in an open-floor expo.
We have over 22,000 square feet of demo space where you can meet each startup team at their table.
The top 5 startups will pitch to an audience of entrepreneurs, VCs, angels, bloggers, media and Chicago's tech community. A panel of expert advisors will ask the tough questions -- ultimately choosing one company to win over $16,000 in cash and in services.
5:00pm Registration opens
5:00pm – 7:30pm Open-floor Expo / Judging
7:30pm – 7:35pm Welcoming Remarks
7:35pm – 8:30pm Top 5 Startup Pitches (3 minutes each)
8:30pm - 8:45pm Open-floor Expo / Networking
8:45pm – 9:00pm midVentures25 Awards
9:00pm - 10:00pm Open-floor Expo / Networking
The focus of midVentures25 is to show the national technology and investment community that the Midwest has an abundance of early-stage innovators within the technology, consumer, and sustainability space. You can expect to engage thought leaders in education, art, media, business, science, and technology during the conference.
Andrew Mason, CEO, Groupon
Ted Souder, Head Regional Industry - Travel, Google
Chuck Templeton, Founder of OpenTable
Biju Kulathaka, CEO, TradingBlock; Co-founder of Redbox
Jason Heltzer, Principal, OCA Ventures
Adam Siegel, CEO, Inkling Markets
Interested in sponsoring, exhibiting or partnering with midVentures25?
Please see the options listed above in the ticket section or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Is midVentures25 right for your startup?
Startup founders, to be considered as one of our 25 startups, please fill out the application at the midVentures25 event site.
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Tickets and Demo Tables are limited -- so please RSVP today
We look forward to seeing you at midVentures25!
-- Jonathan Pasky, Geoff Domoracki & the midVentures team
When & Where
midVentures is a Chicago-based venture consulting firm that openly incubates new startups by fostering an innovation community and connecting startups to the developers, investors and corporate partners needed to accelerate their businesses.