Join students, alumni and the Chicagoland community in an exciting opportunity to interact with successful entrepreneurs. Hear from venture capitalist and former editor-at-large of Mashable Ben Parr and the president and CEO of Naurex, Norbert Riedel. Plus, explore emerging topics in entrepreneurship through our conference tracks
Looking to network? Trying to find a team? Want to plug-in to the rapidly growing Chicago startup scene? Attend the free student networking event at 1871, the hub of tech entrepreneurship in the Chicagoland area. RSVP on Eventbrite!
Ever heard of a social entrepreneur? Maybe you're a bit confused on who they are. Or maybe you're debating between Wall Street and your dream to better the world? Hear from accomplished social entrepreneurs Linda Darragh, Bob Adducci, Brittany Graunke, and Rahier Rahman as they share their successes, obstacles, and advice at Northwestern. Come learn more about how social entrepreneurship is changing the world and how you can take part!
DoerHub is a online collaboration hub for projects and pursuits. We make it easy for top university students and graduates to attract teammates, advice, action, exposure, tools and funding for their projects and to collaborate online. We have been called "GitHub for non‑hackers", "LinkedIn for Extracurriculars" and "Year‑round virtual Startup Weekend".
Project Pitch is a quarter-long, student-run program to expose students to entrepreneurship. This winter, we’ll bring the best entrepreneurs, speakers, and workshops to help students build business ideas.
Web Design isn’t easy, which it makes all the more impressive when students can pull together great websites for their student organization or start-up. Check out these well-designed sites and admire their wise choices alongside me.
Listen in as Dimitri Fautsch briefs EPIC on what he hopes to gain as an incoming Venture For America fellow! Fautsch is a senior at Northwestern (Class of '14) majoring in economics and organizational change.
Two college roommates come up with an idea in their dorm room for a company that could one day change the world. This is a story that has been told and retold, romanticized by Hollywood, revered by tech bloggers, and obsessed over by venture capitalists.