Like budding bean plants, startup companies require careful attention, heartfelt support, and a few popsicle-stick splints for when fee-fie-foeing giants attack. Become a jack of all upcoming trades with today's sponsored deal: for $20, you get a two-day general-admission pass to midVenturesLAUNCH, a multi-site conference held at the Synch Tech Center on Monday, September 27, and at the UIC Forum on Tuesday, September 28.
MidVenturesLAUNCH, the Midwest's largest startup and innovation conference, boasts more than 50 hours of events and programs, including a dozen workshops, 60+ speakers and panelists, 25 product launches, and a bevy of swirling discussion over the future of Web 2.0 technology. Conference-goers will have a multitude of chances to mingle, network, and lend ears to entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, members of the media, and a variety of tech- and business-savvy folks. Speakers include Internet elites such as the founders of OpenTable, Reddit, and some company that sells online deals using group buying power and cats. For complete details and scheduling, check out the official midVenturesLAUNCH website.
- The event should be a bang up time for the ever expanding tech world in the middle of America. You won’t want to miss it. – Alex Wilhelm, TheNextWeb.com
- midVentures Launch, the largest technology conference in the Midwest, started last year and has received overwhelming response. – Carolyn Surh, Medill Reports