October 2-3, 2018

2018 Agenda
What is Chicago Venture Summit?

On October 2nd and 3rd, 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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October 2, 2018


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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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@ChicagoNEXT @tastytrade @ChicagosMayor Thank you so much on behalf of @tastytrade @thetastyworks and our whole team here!! What an incredible honor! And thank you for all you do at @ChicagoNEXT for the tech community and all the growing companies here in Chicago!

Honored to attend the @ChiSisterCities Chicago Consular Corps gala this evening celebrating Chicago’s international community. @chicagosglobal #CCCGala


.@KristiRossX, co-CEO and President of @tastytrade, receives this year’s ChicagoNEXT award for their commitment to advancing cutting-edge technology while supporting young #womenintech and entrepreneurship. #CCCGala


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