The Chicago Health & Sportstech Showcase

March 21, 2023 at 11:00 PM UTC – March 22, 2023 at 1:30 AM UTC

See top industry startups on display, hear from sportstech VC John Garabedian, and experience a the Swish House basketball workout!

In-person event
Fireside Chat

About this event

Join us for the 2023 Chicago Health & SportsTech Showcase! Hosted on an actual basketball court, the Showcase brings together the local startup community to highlight up-and-comers in the health, wellness, fitness, sports, and related technology fields. These chosen-up-and comers will be on display -- meet the founders and interact with their products.

Then settle in for a fireside chat with VCs from KB Partners, and participate in a live basketball workout conducted by Chicago-born fitness startup, Swish House!

Showcase companies include:

  • Swish House
  • Revolt Smoothies
  • MyStrongCircle
  • Leagueswype
  • BettorVision
  • aSweatLife
  • SwitchedOn Training
  • Drip Apparel (Pulse) 
  • ONYX Interactive
  • Plasia
  • SipMate
  • Elite Amateur Fight League

Where: Swish House - Mercy Home for Boys & Girls: 1140 W Jackson Blvd, Chicago, IL 60607. 2nd floor basketball court.

When: March 21st; 6:00 - 8:30 PM

Attire: Athleisure / gym clothing (Boots, dress shoes, and heels NOT ALLOWED as the event takes place on a basketball court!)

What else: A fireside chat with VCs from KB Partners, a basketball workout from Swish House, and sports and health startup related showcases.

What is Startup Grind: We're a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. Our quarterly in-person events provide ample opportunities to connect with amazing startups and the people behind them, tap into a strong support network, form meaningful connections, and inspire the startup journey ahead. To stay up to date with the Chicago startup scene, be sure to subscribe to our newsletter, The SG Chicago Update (rolling out on a weekly basis soon).

Check out what happened


  • John Garabedian

    KB Partners

    General Partner


11:00 PMStartup Showcase
12:00 AMMeet our Showcase companies! (1 minute pitches)
12:05 AMFireside chat with special guest speaker
12:55 AMSwish House basketball clinic & more Startup Showcase
1:30 AMEvent ends


  • Rajiv Nathan


  • Sid Khaitan

    Chapter Coordinator