Tech Cocktail’s Chicago Mixer & Startup Showcase sponsored by Cars.com Speaker Series & Sprint
Nov 29, 2012 5:30 pm - Nov 29, 2012 9:00 pm
Hey Chicago, the Mixer parade is coming your way! We’ll be kicking off the event with inspiring talks from Cars.com followed by the traditional demo style startup showcase; served over cocktails, of course.
Cars.com and Tech Cocktail, cordinally invite you to an innovative speaker series event to kick off the Tech Cocktail Mixer. Whether you are a technology enthusiast, inventor, creator, entrepreneur, investor, developer, or designer, we are all linked by a passion for innovation and technology.
Rishi U. Shah, Founder & CEO of Contextmedia
Rishi started ContextMedia in 2006 to help patients with chronic diseases live healthier through contextually relevant media services. The company’s DOOH networks and mobile media offerings are now used by over a million patients monthly and the firm’s clients include more than half of the 20 largest pharmaceutical companies. Rishi advises several early stage companies and serves on the Board of Directors of many civic organizations including the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce and the Institute for Student Business Education at Northwestern University and serves as a mentor for Chicago’s technology start-up incubator, Excelerate Labs. He was recognized by Crain’s Chicago Business as a member of their 40-Under-40 class in 2009 and is an active member of the Executives Club of Chicago, the Chicagoland Entrepreneurial Center and the Illinois Technology Association.
Tech Cocktail Mixer & Startup Showcase - they’re our specialty. The premise is simple; we mix together your region’s hottest tech startups with a couple hundred passionate technophiles- and serve over cocktails. The result is delicious blend of entrepreneurs, investors, employers, job seekers, and those simply looking for a fun environment to mingle with fellow local tech enthusiasts.
What to expect?
- Startups demoing in a casual expo style
- Engaging conversations
- Local technology all-stars, celebrities, and thought leaders
- Light snacks with entry
Friends & tech enthusiasts: Secure your tickets now!
THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS!!
Title Sponsor, Cars.com
Title Sponsor, Sprint
Gold Sponsor, CO
Gold Sponsor, LogiXML
Gold Sponsor, Inspire Business Center
Community Sponsor, ChicagoMicro
Community Sponsor, HiredMyWay
Community Partner, Saper Law Offices
Community Partner, Frost Ruttenber & Rothblatt
Community Partner, alinterpretations
Media Partner, Hoffman Media
Interested in sponsorship opportunities?