Launch Party - Summer 2017

Jul 20, 2017, 11:00 PM – Jul 21, 2017, 2:00 AM

WeWork, State Street - 100 South State Street (Entrance on Monroe), Chicago, 60603

Launch Party - Summer 2017

In-person event

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 2017 are invited to THE inaugural Startup Grind Chicago Launch Party - Summer 2017.

Send us your founder's name, startup name, startup logo, and a 140 character description, and we will feature your startup on the Startup Grind website.  

We will also give every startup founder the mic for three minutes, so you can tell the world about the problem you solve, your solution, your secret sauce, the market opportunity, your traction and your team.  There will be investors, so be prepared to answer questions!

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

What: Launch Party - Summer 2017

Where: WeWork - State Street - 100 South State Street, 4th Floor (Entrance on Monroe)

When: Thursday, July 20th, 6-8:30 pm

Why: Inspire, Educate, Connect

Beats, eats and treats (beer) courtesy of Startup Grind Chicago.


WeWork provides small businesses, startups, freelancers, large enterprises, and everyone in between with the workspace, community, and services they need to make a life, not just a living. With weekly events, personalized support, month-to-month flexibility, and access to tens of thousands of like-minded creators around the world, WeWork is the perfect place to grow your business. Book your tour here!

Naf Naf Grill is the premium destination for fresh and flavorful Middle Eastern food. Oven baked pitas made daily, hand cut salads and freshly prepared sauces all serve as an accompaniment to award-winning shawarma and falafel.


Check out what happened


  • Startup Founder

    Your Startup



July 20 – 21, 2017
11:00 PM – 2:00 AM UTC


Connecting and Food
Startup Launch


  • Rajiv Nathan


  • Sid Khaitan

    Chapter Coordinator

Global sponsor

Dell Technologies logo

Dell Technologies


WeWork logo


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