The Chicago tech community is thriving—and for the city’s digital startups, there’s no
shortage of local inspiration. Success stories abound—and one of the most popular tickets
around always seems to be the chance to hear the story straight from the mouths of the
Join us for Chicago Founder Stories at 1871—a monthly, ongoing series
inspired by Chris Dixon’s ever-popular Founder Stories on TechCrunch. We’re switching
it up a bit, doing our interviews in front of a live audience with GoSoapBox based Q&A, and
then posting those discussions online at 1871's website for those who couldn’t make it to
the live event. Plus—the beer and pizza is on us, generously sponsored by INCISENT.
This month Pat Ryan is hosting Logan LaHive, the founder of Belly.
When & Where
1871 & Data Science Chicago
1871 is a center for digital entrepreneurs located in the historic Merchandise Mart. Home to 400+ entrepreneurs representing approximately 100 startups, the center is a nonprofit cooperative effort of Chicago’s business leaders, civic organizations and city and state government leaders.
Data Science Chicago brings together people interested in data science: the analytical "statistics and machine learning" side, the creative "visualization and design" side, the verbal "communication and story-telling" side, and especially the area in-between those extremes. Our members are professionals, students, consultants, and entrepreneurs that love data and understand the potential value it brings for society, business, and government.