This event will bring the best and brightest people in the digital, social and mobile technology fields together from both cities. The purpose is to connect the entrepreneurs from Chicago and Toronto with potential investors, partners and customers.
We have lined up experts in the areas of Venture Funding, Media and Marketing to tell you the secrets of how to get on their radar screen.
There will be a hosted bar with networking at the end of the program.
|Date:||December 3rd, 2013|
|Location:||Microsoft’s Office200 E. Randolph, 2nd Floor, Chicago, IL 60601|
|12:30 p.m.||Registration Starts|
|1:00 p.m.||Welcoming remarks|
|1:05 p.m.||How do you work with Fortune 1000 companies as channel partners?
(How do you sell to them, How do you separate yourself from others)Panel Discussion:Don Deloach: CEO, Infobright
http://www.linkedin.com/pub/don-deloach/0/724/482Sonal Mane: Startup Portfolio Manager, Microsoft
http://www.linkedin.com/in/sonalmaneLibby Pigg: SVP Director Converge Media, Edelman
Joe Matthews: CEO/Co-Founder, TagKast
|2:00 p.m.||Audience: Question and Answers|
|2:30 p.m.||How do you get Investment from a Fortune 1000 Company’s Investment Arm
(Tips on how to engage and ultimately land those investment dollars)Panel Discussion:Sanjiv Kalevar: Battery Ventures
http://www.linkedin.com/pub/sanjiv-kalevar/a/71/916Raghav Mathur: Sr. Director Strategy & Bus Dev, G/O Digital (A Gannett Company)
http://www.linkedin.com/pub/raghav-mathur/0/467/36bNasser Batley: Corporate Development at Groupon
Kathy Tsitovich: Director- Head of Business Development/Partnerships: Intuit Inc.
Ryan Jeffery: VP Business Development, Bellycard
|3:30 p.m.||Audience: Question and Answers|
|4:00 p.m.||What Business Stories I like to Report
(An insider’s view on how to get your story written by major media outlets)Panel Discussion:Liz Strauss: CEO/Founder SOBCon
On Forbes Top Ten List of Social Media Power Influencers
http://www.linkedin.com/in/lizstraussJohn Carpenter : Chicago Tribune Tech Reporter
http://www.linkedin.com/in/johncarpenterreporterCaroline Porter: Wall Street Journal
Catherine Morgan: Editor Business Unplugged, CEO Point A to Point B Transitions
|5:00 p.m.||Audience: Question & Answers|
|5:30 p.m.||Networking – Hosted Bar
(Microsoft’s Device Library will be available for device demos)
|7:00 p.m.||Program Concludes|
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