Entrepreneurs Unpluggd: Startup Lightning Round

Feb. 28, 2013
  • Loyola University- Quinlan School of Business: Kasbeer Hall
  • 25 E. Pearson
  • Chicago, IL
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The Entrepreners Unpluggd: Startup Lightning Round is a monthly event where members of the startup community share their wisdom, thoughts, and experiences in a fast paced format. Our goal is to learn from each others’ experiences founding and building great Chicago startups.

Each event features 5 startup founders speaking candidly for 7 minutes or less on topics like marketing, making first hires, best practices for SEO and SEM, and what they wish they had done differently.

Entrepreneurs Unpluggd is partnering with area universities to make this event the place for entrepreneurs to learn from and inspire each other in a TED talk style.

Interested in speaking? Click here to apply!

This month’s speakers include:


Mike McGee

Co-founder of The Starter League, Mike likes designing products with purpose, and motivating others to exceed their potential.

Marcy Capron

Partner/CEO at Polymathic, a media production studio in Chicago. Marcy helps build products for new founders, serial entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs.

Jared Steffes

Founder of Tap.Me (Excelerate '10), Yellow Car Studios, Furywing Games, and the Chicagoland Speedway. Currently he is a founder of Matador App, a Closed Messaging Platform for Investment Advice.

Jimmy Odom

Founder of WeDeliver, a crowd-sourced hyper local delivery platform that enables local merchants the ability to deliver orders to their customers Same-Day or On-Demand. The team recently took first place in Chicago's Startup Weekend.

Wes Dearborn

Co-founder of Lasso (Excelerate '12)


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