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Tom Denison

Chicago Chapter Director

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.”

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Al Goldstein (AvantCredit.com)
Tuesday, January 20

Al Goldstein

AvantCredit.com

Al Goldstein is the co-founder and CEO of AvantCredit.com, one of the fastest growing national online providers of consumer loans. By utilizing advanced algorithms and machine-learning capabilities, AvantCredit offers a unique and highly customized approach to the personal loan process. After securing more than $1 billion in funding, AvantCredit was the most funded company in Chicago in 2014.

  • Al Goldstein, AvantCredit.com Al Goldstein, AvantCredit.com
    Al Goldstein is the co-founder and CEO of AvantCredit.com, one of the fastest growing national online providers of consumer loans. By utilizing advanced algorithms and machine-learning capabilities, AvantCredit offers a unique and highly customized approach to the personal loan process. After securing more than $1 billion in funding, AvantCredit was the most funded company in Chicago in 2014.
    20 Jan Al Goldstein AvantCredit.com
  • Marc Kiven, Signal Marc Kiven, Signal
    As the Founder and Chief Revenue Officer of Signal, Marc Kiven brings a wealth of digital marketing domain expertise from senior executive roles at aQuantive (Avenue A | Razorfish and Atlas), Right Media and Centro. Marc served as COO and EVP of Global Expansion at Centro. He serves as a director on the Signal board, is an active participant in the IAB, OMMA, DMA and TechWeek.
    17 Feb Marc Kiven Signal
  • Mike McGee, The Starter League Mike McGee, The Starter League
    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.
    21 Apr Mike McGee The Starter League

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