Join Capital Entrepreneurs and Forward Technology Festival on a (coach) bus trip to Milwaukee to spend an evening learning about Techstars’ Chicago program, presented by Startup Milwaukee and Golden Angels Investors.
This free event will feature prominent entrepreneurs Sam Yagan (CEO of match.com and co-founder of OkCupid) and Troy Henikoff (co-founder of Techstars Chicago and SurePayroll). Also sharing their experiences, will be the co-founders of a startup that recently participated in a Techstars accelerator program.
Date: Wednesday, February 12th, 2014, 4:30pm to 10pm
Location: Bus will depart from the Capitol Square. We’ll meet at the top of the top of Carroll St, which is (basically near State St and the Capitol Square). The event is at 96square, 1101 North Market Street, Milwaukee, WI 53202.
Agenda: 4:30 Bus Departs Madison’ 6pm to 7pm Networking, Pizza & Drinks; 7pm to 8:15pm Program; 8:15pm to 9pm More Networking.
The event is free! The event, refreshments and bus trip are being made possible by the generous sponsorship and support of Godfrey & Kahn S.C. and Foley & Lardner LLP.
Techstars is billed as “the world’s No. 1 business accelerator” by Tech Cocktail, and runs a 12-week boot camp program designed to provide promising start-ups with seed capital, intensive mentoring, infrastructure, and a chance to pitch angels and VCs. Techstars has a history of successful programs in Boston, New York, Boulder, Seattle, Austin, London, and Chicago.
Who should attend? Founders of startup tech businesses; Entrepreneurs with new tech concepts; Managers & professionals working in the digital sector; Anyone involved with business growth in southern Wisconsin.
Considering applying to Techstars? Apply to have a ½ hour, 1-on-1 discussion with the directors of Techstars Chicago. A number of sessions will be made available and will be conducted at 96square prior to the main event. Apply: startupmke.org/pitchtechstars