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    Your bridge to bigger, better business.

    Providing entrepreneurs, both seasoned and starting out, with opportunities to investment capital, strategic business partnerships and other essential business services needed to cultivate growth.

  2. Startup Events Chicago

    Educational Events

    We love connecting entrepreneurs and investors with educational events ranging from group networking, pitch sessions, and seminars.

  3. Chicago Advisory Services

    You’re Not Alone

    The advisory services provided at Venture Connects helps entrepreneurs save time and resources with expert guidance.

  4. Get an Edge on the Competition

    Get an Edge on the Competition

    VCVetted™ is for those who are serious about taking their business to the next level.

    Investing In Your Business

    a panel discussion from industry experts

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    • Investing in your Business Recap

      Thank you to everyone who came out to our “Investing in your Business” event at 1871 October 23, 2014. We would also like to give a shout out to Chicago Tribune – Blue Sky Innovation and Polsinelli, both of whom helped us make this unforgettable event such a big success. […]
    • Private Angel Meeting Recap

      Thank you to all of those who attended our recent VCVetted private angel meeting. Also, we would like to acknowledge Polsinelli Law for providing us with a perfect venue and helping us make this event such a great success. If you were not able to attend this event, we heard pitches […]
    • VC Access Recap

      Thank you for everyone who came out to our first Venture Connects Access event October 1, 2014. We would also like to thank our featured company Midland IRA as well as Moe’s Cantina for assisting us in making this even such a success. Wednesday evening was all about creating a […]
    • New Venture Connects Team Member

      The Venture Connects teams continues to grow, so once again we would like to take a moment to introduce our newest team member. Lauren Hardy joins Venture Connects as our contributing editor, where she works to keep our blog up to date on current entrepreneur news and highlights all of […]
    • SPOTLIGHT ON YOUR BUSINESS: STARTUP DISTILLERY

      Welcome once again to “Spotlight on Your Business!” In Venture Connects spotlight series we feature prominent entrepreneurs who are making a difference in their industries and in turn are motivating us. In this segment we are proud to highlight Diane Tarshis for her achievements in helping aspiring entrepreneurs prove their […]
    • VCVetted Private Angel Meeting

      On Tuesday, October 7, 2014 Venture Connects is holding a private angel meeting for accredited investors only. During this meeting you will get to hear from four VCVetted companies, while also enjoying a warm lunch. After the meeting is adjourned there will be additional time for networking. Meeting schedule is as […]
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