Venues by location

  • Oct. 26 | Fund Conference + Blue Sky

    Join Blue Sky Innovation and FUND Conference for the Midwest deal conference Oct. 26 in Chicago. FUND Conference, now in its third year, bridges the gap between early-stage investors and growing companies, providing a day of keynotes, panels and presentations along with a startup expo. The Chicago... […]

  • Social Media Week Chicago shares how to quiet trolls and other advice

    The talk was all about connecting — via hashtags and tweets and Instagram and other methods marketers use to engage an increasingly mobile public — during Social Media Week Chicago. About 3,000 marketing and media professionals hit the Merchandise Mart base and other downtown venues for workshops,... […]

  • Chicago Toy & Game Fair plugs in to technology

    IBM Watson and robot toymaker Sphero have figured out that technology is essential to making toys kids love. But Chicago Toy & Game Fair executives say plenty of developers don’t think of ways to apply their technology to toys and games — and they want to change that. Edwin, a Bluetooth-connected... […]

  • U. of C. spotlights lab alliances as part of 125th anniversary

    The University of Chicago has been receiving attention on the startup scene lately for helping spawn new ventures including GrubHub. But as the venerable Hyde Park school celebrates its 125th birthday this year, school officials are flexing some scientific innovation muscle that goes back a lot... […]