Incubate Illinois Conference
June 15, 2016
311 Conference Center
311 S. Wacker Dr. Chicago, IL 60606
Please join Freeborn & Peters LLP at the inaugural Incubate Illinois Conference. This conference will bring incubated companies, start-ups, incubators, accelerators and VCs together to learn about the growing Incubator/Accelerator movement here in Illinois and all of the new Illinois programs designed to help and foster Illinois businesses. The conference will feature several well-known speakers and panel members ranging from local incubator and start-up representatives to government officials.
Among the noted participants will be a representative of the Illinois Treasurer’s office to discuss the recently announced Illinois Growth and Innovation Fund, which will invest more than $220 million in venture funds focused on emerging local technology companies.
The agenda is as follows:
- Keynotes - State Initiatives:
- Illinois State Deputy Treasurer Jay Rowell will discuss new $220 MM tech fund;
- Jim Schultz, head of the new Economic Development Corporation, to discuss new small business centered programs/initiatives;
- Elliot Richardson of the Illinois SBAC to discus new bill to extend and revise the Illinois Angel Investment Credit Program
State of The Illinois Incubation Movement (Incubator Panel Discussion)
Managing Your Brand and Intellectual Property Essentials
New Financing Options for Illinois Businesses (including crowdfunding and small business loan options)
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