On June 22-26, 2012, experience a five day celebration of technology and entrepreneurship at the Techweek Conference & Expo. Techweek 2012 offers you the chance to interact with over 5,000 engaged and passionate participants, 2,000 unique brands, 300 speakers, 200 sessions and 100 exhibitors. Tell us why you want to attend TechWeek in Chicago in [...]
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Sometimes you don’t get a seat at the table, and sometime you learn to build your own amazing table. By Melissa Pierce (Founder, Chicago Women Developers) Last year, I showed up to an open invitation “hacking” day where local programmers were invited to work on their projects and help each other at an informal get [...]
The great thing about being the CEO of my company is that I can define the CEO role any way I want. By Miki Johnson (Co-Founder, Dovetail) I fell off my bike last week. Or rather, I fell on my bike, since I was still very much attached to it when I locked up my [...]
The app tracks your feelings over a two-week period, graphing a quantification of what you should do. By Amy-Willard Cross (Editor, Vitamin W) If you were wondering about keeping or tossing your boyfriend, Sarah Gray has just the app for you. Should I Break Up With My Boyfriend is a 99 cent solution to that [...]
It’s 2012 and time for another Tech Cocktail Chicago gathering of the minds! Join us for an evening of fun mingling with other technology enthusiasts, investors, bloggers, and entrepreneurs as we showcase local technology companies and take a closer look at their latest achievements. Startups will demo in a casual expo style. Tech enthusiasts will [...]
Bringing greater transparency and ease to college financing for students and families. By Sue Khim (Founder & CEO, Alltuition) Like millions of others, I required financial assistance as a college student. I went through the arduous and frustrating financial aid and student loan process. I spent hours surfing the internet only to find that I [...]
By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) Sue Khim is founder and CEO of Alltuition, a startup that empowers students and their families to navigate the financial aid process. She developed the concept for Alltuiton when she was a junior at the University of Chicago with $50,000 of undergraduate debt. With her co-founders Sam [...]
TechWeek is a conference and expo, as well as dozens of events and parties in Chicago from July 22-29, 2011. TechWeek connects Chicago and the Midwest to technology and startup visionaries. Featured speakers include Penelope Trunk (Founder, Brazen Careerist), Aneesh Chopra (CTO, United States), Jory Des Jardins (Co-Founder, BlogHer), and Craig Newmark (Founder, Craigslist). Women [...]
By Ishita Sharan (Founder Friday Coordinator, Women 2.0) Women 2.0 is hosting a Founder Friday networking mixer in Chicago on Friday, July 29, 2011. Sue Khim (Founder & CEO, EduLender), Sue Kim (Founder, Dress Me Sue) and Marian Mangoubi (Founder, Sassy CEO) will host aspiring and early-stage startup founders for the mixer.
By Marian Mangoubi (Founder & CEO, Sassy CEO) Across the nation, you can see and feel the rise of the entrepreneurial spirit. Companies are blooming, many started by women, and public/private partnerships are being created to help new entrepreneurs maneuver the path to success. What kind of startups depends on where you live. The West [...]