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(Workshop) Entity Selection and Formation

Series Description: Northwestern Pritzker School of Law's Donald Pritzker Entrepreneurship Law Center (DPELC) will be hosting this workshop series to provide an overview on some of the key legal issues that entrepreneurs need to navigate.  Register Here: 

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(WEBINAR) Sound Cities: Community Music Ecosystems Series

Sound Cities: Community Music Ecosystems is a global online conference series bringing inspiring voices from the intersection of city planning, music entrepreneurship, and cultural agency into the lives of individuals on all continents. By exploring diverse cases where music has played a strategic role in sustainable urban development, this series develops practical insights into how music can support economically prosperous, vibrant, and engaged city ecosystems. Sound Cities is a co-presentation of (Re)Setting The Stage, a global knowledge hub launched in […]

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(WEBINAR) Transform Your Dream Into a Real Startup

Presented by Score Chicago Do you have what it takes to start and run a successful business? If so, do you know what the start-up journey is like? Or what initial steps you need to take?  This webinar will help you assess your prospects, give you the initial direction you need, and inspire you to move forward to realize your dream. The webinar will also cover pricing, promotion, competition and marketing to give you a competitive edge. Register for the […]

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(WEBINAR) EIA Information Session – Cohosted with WBC, ChiBizHub & ChicagoMade

This event will be co-hosted by World Business Chicago, ChiBizHub, ChicagoMade AND SECC. Details: A virtual information session about the Equitable Investment in the Arts Seed Fellowship - an initiative of SECC's Arts & Culture Capital Lab (ACCL). The one-year fellowship is open to qualified Chicago-based Creative Entrepreneurs and will provide technical assistance, capacity building and micro-grants between $3,000 and $20,000. More info here: https://www.secc-chicago.org/accl-eia-cfp-open/ More info on ChiBizHub: https://www.chibizhub.com/about-chibizhub -- Event Agenda 4pm: ChiBizHub Intro, Chicago Made Intro, & SECC Intro […]

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(WEBINAR) WHO KNEW The Smartest People In The Room John Esposito and Joe Rapolla

It's a new day in a new year and the future is so bright, we all need sunglasses! And to keep the good vibes flowing, I am beyond thrilled to present this dream pairing of rockstar music executives to our audience. John Esposito, or "Espo" as he's most frequently called, is on the Mt. Rushmore of Nashville music power players. He's the Chairman and CEO of Warner Music Nashville, but that's just one of the many incredible roles he fills […]

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(Pitch Event) Chicago Film Xlerator – Virtual Pitch Night

Join our pitch night and witness the works of four amazing creators from Chicago as they pitch for an opportunity to join the XLerator family. Stick around after the presentations to congratulate the winner. Finalists Adenike Thomas - "The Red Line" Simeon Henderson - "Ronin" Charles Honeywood - "Pictures Only" Maame Addae - "I Don't Want Any Trouble" Judges Charles Andrew Gardner, President of SAG-AFTRA Chicago Dani Jackson, Edelman Vice President Brand + Multicultural + DEI ; Founder @TheCre8tors Lonnie […]

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(WEBINAR) Female Founders & Funders

A New Year, a fantastic new lineup! We’re kicking off our first Female Founders and Funders meetup of 2021 with Philly-based venture capital experts. On Friday, January 29th, grab your coffee and take advantage of the opportunity to connect with these game-changing venture partners, while engaging in insightful conversations with other founders from across the county. Emily Foote and Emily Kosten from Osage Ventures are hosting this month’s office hours — with more to be announced soon! REGISTER HERE BIOS: […]

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(WEBINAR) ENTREPRENEURSHIP ESSENTIALS (E2): USING GRANTS, LOANS, AND REVENUE SHARING FOR BUSINESS GROWTH

Join us for a panel as we feature guest speakers to discuss how to utilize grants, loans and revenue sharing for business growth. In this panel discussion, following topics will be discussed: Distinguish types of capital available for business Highlight non-dillutive capital different types of businesses use in growth Discuss advantages/disadvantages of types of loan programs and stage of business Thank you to MUFG Union Bank, N.A., for support of programming to reach small business owners. For more information, please […]

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(WEBINAR) O-1 Visas with Fiona McEntee, Immigration Attorney

Join leading immigration lawyer Fiona McEntee, Managing Partner at McEntee Law Group, for a live webinar on the O-1 extraordinary ability visa. Fiona will discuss: - what is an O-1 visa? - how can I show I am extraordinary? - do I need a sponsor? - do I need expert letters? - what is the process and how long does it take? - can I go straight from student visa to O-1? - can I skip the O-1 visa & […]

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