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Startup Runway Chicago Pitch Competition

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mHub Chicago

965 W Chicago Ave

Chicago, IL 60642

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Join top investors for the largest showcase of competitively selected startups led by under-represented founders.

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Join top investors at the largest competitive startup pitch event for underrepresented founders. Applications to win a $10k grant for your startup are open now at: startuprunway.co.

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The Startup Runway Foundation is a nonprofit that introduces top underrepresented founders to their first investors, and it is coming to Chicago for the first time!

Join us for this unique, high energy event will expand your network and your horizons. Hundreds of startups compete to be selected as a Startup Runway Finalist, and top investors will select the winners of multiple $10K grants. This year's participating investors represent over $250M in capital, including Chicago Ventures, Lightship Capital, Rising America Fund, VitalizeVC, and Valor Ventures.

Come meet our keynote speaker, Ayeshah Abuelhiga, as she shares her journey of raising millions of dollars to build the Mason Dixie Biscuit Co. She grew her company from market stall to a national brand in 4,200 stores nationwide in just 5 years while raising a successful seed round of $1 million in 2018.

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  • Ask your questions of VCs and investors during our signature "Ask Me Anything" investor panel
  • Hear dynamic pitches from top underrepresented founders changing the world
  • Toast the grant winners during our networking celebration

This event is made possible due to the sponsorship of American Family Insurance.

This event has a high likelihood of selling out so reserve your tickets now. Ticket price is a charitable donation to the nonprofit Startup Runway Foundation.

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