April 22-23, 2020

2018 Agenda
What is Chicago Venture Summit?

On April 22nd and 23rd, top investors from across the country come Chicago to meet the best venture-backed companies in the Midwest. The fourth Chicago Venture Summit is the city’s flagship venture capital conference which brings together local, regional, national and international investors and Chicago’s leading entrepreneurs and industry leaders.

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Countdown to the Chicago Venture Summit




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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.

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Today was awesome 🙌🏾 Day 1 of #ThinkChicago #ChicagoIdeas Week 2019 included: @chicagoideas, keynote by @neilsales, #civictech 101 by @DerekEder + @BethBond and a company showcase featuring innovation leaders like @Grubhub, @InvenergyLLC & others ✅ Can’t wait for the next 2 days


Thank you to the Discovery Partners Institute @UofILSystem for hosting ThinkChicago: @chicagoideas Week students. Thank you to @nealsales, MD @techstars Chicago, Derek Eder, Co-founder of Civic Exchange Chicago, and Brenna Conway, Director of Engineering City Scholars!


#ThinkChicago features a company showcase where #Chicago’s leading #tech & #innovation companies meet with top-tier, #STEM talent from across the city & around the country💡We’re excited for our local companies to share why they thrive in Chicago ✅ @Grubhub

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