ThinkChicago

Chicago is a place where young entrepreneurs grow big ideas, transform industries and shape technology and business as we know it. Attendees of ThinkChicago will have the opportunity to attend company career fairs, meet Chicago-based businesses, and participate in panels featuring Mayor Emanuel, industry leaders, and Chicago-based technologists.  

Join us in Chicago for 2 days during the week of October 13th, 2014 for a chance to visit and meet with the leaders of some of today's most innovative tech companies. 150 elite students will meet industry leaders, visit business headquarters, gain free VIP admission to select programming at the annual Chicago Ideas Week, and much more. More details to come.

ThinkChicago seeks university students who are enthusiastic about digital technology, computer science, innovation or entrepreneurship and have demonstrated a commitment to achievement and excellence in their field. More details to come on how to submit an application be considered for the ThinkChicago October program.

Past participants were exposed to companies like GrubHub, Belly, kCura, 37Signals and Vibes, and speakers like Eric Lunt (BrightTag CTO), Dag Kittlaus (creator of Siri) and Harper Reed (Obama for America 2012 CTO). Attendees also visited the 1871 incubator space, met Mayor Emanuel and toured the Chicago sites.  

Learn more about ThinkChicago at: http://www.thinkchicago.net

For questions, please contact Danyelle Michelini at tec@illinois.edu.