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University of Illinois Alumni Association West Suburban Club

Entrepreneurial Roundtable

June 15, 2015: 6:15 PM - 9:00 PM

Several innovative companies will each have 15 minutes to present their business idea, proposed market, their team, and their business plans to a panel of experts and investors.

Where

Illinois Institute of Technology
Rice Campus
201 East Loop Road
Wheaton, Illinois

Event Details

The University of Chicago-Booth Entrepreneurial Roundtable and the University of Illinois Alumni Association West Suburban Club will host several innovative companies from their incubators and elsewhere in Illinois that are interested in early stage financing. The companies will each have 15 minutes to present their business idea, the proposed market, their team, and their business plans to a panel of experts and investors, who will comment on the suitability of the various company plans for investment.

Presenting companies include:

From: University of Illinois (Urbana) Incubator, Jed Taylor, Entrepreneur in Residence will introduce:

Phi Optics, Inc – http://phioptics.com 

PhotoniCare - www.photonicareinc.com

OceanComm -- http://oceancomm.com

Greplytix -- Joe Viscomi, Co-Founder and CEO -- www.greplytix.com

Chicago Innovation Exchange , John Flavin, Executive Director of CIE will introduce one or more TBD presenting companies.

The Judges:

Adarsh Arora, CEO, Lisle Technology Partners, and chair, angel investment committee, The Indus Entrepreneurs – Midwest

Hao He, Senior Vice President, Business Development, IT M&A Forum

Neil Kane, technology executive, Moving Parts LLC, Energy Foundry, and Illinois Partners Executive Services LLC, former CEO Advanced Diamond Systems

Paul R. Lloyd, Chief Executive Officer at FXX Enterprises

Erick Pouilly, President at Pouilly Investment Co.

Cost

Chicago Booth Alumni, Faculty and Students:  $15 through June 10, then $20.

General public:  $20 through June 10 then  $25.

Registration

Register Online

You can save $5 if you register by June 10th.

Deadline: 6/15/2015

Program

6:15 PM-7:00 PM: Networking with light refreshments

7:00 PM-8:30 PM: Presentations and Evaluations

Questions

Greg Gocek, '85 

Other Information

• No credit cards at the door, only cash and checks.
• Dress is business casual.