September 13-14, 2017

What is Chicago Venture Summit?

On September 13-14, top investors from across the country will come to Chicago to meet the best venture-backed companies in the Midwest. Participating startups raised $220.87M after the event’s first two years.

Wednesday, September 13

Industry Showcases

Opening Reception

Thursday, September 14

Full Day Chicago Venture Summit

Networking Reception

Our 2017 Lead Partners
Countdown to the Chicago Venture Summit


is September 14, 2017


Google Chicago
320 N Morgan St #600
Chicago, IL 60607

Bringing Leaders Together

The Chicago Venture Summit will host some of the most influential venture capitalists, corporate V.C.’s, and angel investors in the country as they connect with high-potential startup companies from around the Midwest. The Summit will curate unique networking opportunities among Chicago’s Fortune 500 leadership, its local investor community, and the influencers of its burgeoning innovation ecosystem.

Startups Thrive Here

See our portfolio of attending companies

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