Launch Party - Summer '18

Jul 10, 2018, 11:00 PM – Jul 11, 2018, 2:00 AM


mHUB, 965 West Chicago (easy access by Train, Bus, Bicycle & Car), Chicago, 60642

Launch Party - Summer '18

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About this event

All startups who have launched, planning to launch, probably should launch, dreaming of launching, contemplating to launch, wondering if they should launch, wishing they actually had a startup to launch in 2018 are invited to THE 2nd Annual Startup Grind Chicago Launch Party.


How it works...

The Startups. We will give 7 startup founders the mic for three minutes, so they can tell the world about the problem they solve, their solution, their secret sauce, the market opportunity, their traction, and their team. There will be investors, so be prepared to answer questions!

The Investors. In the room, we will have 2 special guest judges there to give insights and feedback on each pitch. They will help founders understand what worked, what could be done better and what it takes to land an investment from an investor like them.

Everyone Else. You play a huge role in this. You get to vote on the startup you liked the best and pick the winner.

The Winning Startup. Not only does winner earn street cred and pride from winning Startup Grind's 2018 Summer Launch, but they will also win some great tools to help their business.

Who: Founders, Co-founders, Team Members & Startup Enthusiasts

What: Launch Party - Summer '18

Where: mHUB - 965 West Chicago (easy access by Train, Bus, Bicycle & Car)

When: Tuesday, July 10th, 6-8:30 pm

Why: Inspire, Educate, Connect


Check our FEATURED STARTUPS (click here)

Check out what happened



July 10 – 11, 2018
11:00 PM – 2:00 AM UTC


Connecting, Food & Beer
Startup Pitches
Announce the Winner


  • Rajiv Nathan

    Startup Hypeman


  • Sid Khaitan

    Chapter Coordinator

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