FoleyTECH Chicago: Share the Vision. Shape the Future will bring together a top-tier speaker roster of leading technology executives, entrepreneurs, and investors to discuss and review the state of Chicago’s technology market and provide business insight and best practices. This half-day event will focus on the issues and challenges facing today’s technology companies including:
Program Agenda and Confirmed Speakers to Date
Additional information on our panel discussions, as well as the most recent list of featured speakers at this year’s FoleyTECH Chicago, is available here.
There is no cost to participate in this program, but pre-registration is required. For more information, please contact Ellie Kemmeter at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Miller Cooper & Co., Ltd
Miller Cooper has been serving closely held, middle market clients for over 95 years. Established in 1919, we are one of Chicago’s premier independent accounting firms. The firm has 250+ professionals and provides audit/accounting, tax structuring/planning/compliance, merger and acquisition, and business valuation services to technology companies. Our Technology sector professionals provide customized service and personalized attention. Our expertise includes in-depth knowledge of unique revenue recognition transactions, complex equity structures, software development capitalization rules, and the accounting and taxation requirements of all incentive-based compensation plans. We work equally well with venture backed startups or mature businesses working through transitional planning.
Catapult Chicago is the selective community of technology startups that have demonstrated business traction. Catapult provides a coworking environment conducive to both hard work and community. Located in the heart of Chicago’s River North neighborhood, Catapult is home to serious entrepreneurs committed to leading their companies to the next stage of growth. A non-profit, Catapult does not take equity in its resident companies, instead it relies on the generosity and guidance of service providers to support the community. For more information, visit http://www.catapultchicago.com.
Techstars is an intensive accelerator for startups driven by proven entrepreneurs and investors. Led by world class entrepreneurs Troy Henikoff (SurePayroll), Sam Yagan (Match.com, OKCupid, Sparknotes) and Brian Luerssen (OkCupid Labs, Quantitative Insights), the heavily mentorship-based program brought the best of Excelerate Labs, launched in 2010, to the national platform of Techstars in 2013. The program selects ten companies each summer to participate in the three-month program in which they build connections and accelerate their business. The program culminates in Demo Day at the end of the program with the companies showcasing their progress and plans to more than 500 angel and venture investors from around the country.