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Explore Your Interest in Entrepreneurship

Are you interested in entrepreneurship? Check out these upcoming entrepreurship-focused events in Chicago!  

Fifth Annual U.Pitch Competition and Showcase

Future FoundersU.Pitch brings together the best students from a cross-section of universities in this ultimate national elevator pitch competition. In just 90 seconds, students compete for national recognition and a prize pool of $10,000. They also have the opportunity to showcase their idea or startup in front of hundreds of entrepreneurs, investors, business leaders and other students from the entrepreneurial community.

The U.Pitch Competition is hosted by Future Founders and will be held on Thursday, November 15, 2018. 

Learn more and apply today

Application Deadline: Wednesday, October 17, 2018, 5 p.m.

Urban Mobility Hackathon

October 19-21, 2018

Change the way Chicago moves at the Urban Mobility Hackathon!

You will collaborate in cross-functional teams over 24 hours in the historic Merchandise Mart and receive resources to incubate your ideas alongside professional mentors. Your talent and final product will be showcased to potential employers, city agencies and leading experts with the holding of Bosch and KPMG. A jury will be selecting the three best ideas and you have the chance to win a prize. Participation is limited.

$1000 per student (max $5000 for team) + 3-month membership @ Connectory 

$250 per student (max $1250 for team) 

$250 per student (max. $1250 for team)

View the challenge prompts for the Hackathon. 

View the event flyer.

Apply today!