Tom's passion is mentoring, advising, funding and founding tech startups. Like many, his digital experience started with a glamorous yet struggling internet startup, but blossomed into strategy and business development with some of the most recognized digital powerhouses. He has also nurtured and made profitable a top 200 internet retailer. Today, he is the Founder of Funl, a collection of savvy digital marketing experts who “Provide the expertise and resources needed to drive a large, loyal and profitable customer base.”
Mike McGee is the co-founder of The Starter League, an in-person school in Chicago that teaches beginners how to build web applications. Before The Starter League, Mike's greatest claim to fame was that his High School mascot was a pretzel. His latest "dent in the universe" project is Starter School, an immersive, full-time program that will take people from zero to entrepreneur in 9 months.
Google is committed to empowering entrepreneurs around the world through programs, partnerships, and our products.
Your Strategic HR Partner: With 8,000+ clients nationwide and over $1 billion in health premiums managed, TriNet provides cloud-based HR solutions that allow growing companies to do what they do best. Small to mid-sized businesses in a variety of industries partner with TriNet to manage human resources, employee benefits, payroll, risk mitigation, workers' compensation, strategic human capital planning and more.
Sūmèr is a copywriting and content marketing firm that helps businesses attract their target market, engage customers, and accelerate overall growth. From optimized website content and comprehensive blog management to content marketing strategy and copy consulting, we turn our clients’ visions into real, sustainable online visibility and business growth.
Uncubed connects you to the world's most exciting companies for a creative and interactive day of classes, demos, and company interactions.
Pivotal Labs consists of fellow practitioners and startup veterans who have a history of solving problems with early stage companies.
WeWork provides small businesses, startups, and freelancers with the workspace, community, and services they need to create their life's work. From weekly events, personalized support, flexibility, and access to thousands of like-minded entrepreneurs around the world - WeWork is the perfect place to grow your business in 2015. WeWork is opening its locations in River North and in the West Loop. To learn more about joining the community, register your interest on our website, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 855.593.9675.