Join WIB for its fourth annual Start-up Challenge as finalists from women-led Illinois biotech companies give a short pitch about their company’s technology and products. Local experts from the investment and start-up communities will provide feedback and select the winning pitch, with the winner receiving a $2500 award sponsored by Horizon Pharma. The event will also feature a structured networking session with local entrepreneurs. Stay tuned: the finalists will be announced soon!
Interested in competing in the Challenge?? All women-led companies are invited to apply to participate. This is a great opportunity to showcase your company and gain valuable feedback on your presentation. As a participant, WIB-Chicago is pleased to offer you private, one-on-one personalized coaching for your pitch. The application is available here until August 24, 2018: https://goo.gl/forms/lysHuK22dBkKie8h2
* - Walk-ins will be accepted at the door until event capacity is reached.
5:30 p.m. – 6:15 p.m. Registration, Appetizers, and Networking
6:15 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Announcements and Introduction
6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Pitch Presentations
8:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Awards, Closing Remarks, Dessert Reception
Special Pricing for Guests
When registering, members can register guests at member price
Monday, September 17, 2018
5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. CST
MATTER, 12th floor
222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza
Chicago, IL 60654