Flagship Summer Program Evolves Into All-Virtual Event
ChicagoNEXT’s annual ThinkChicago summer event is back – virtually! ThinkChicago-From-Home 2020 is a free, all-virtual event for college students from across the country to take a behind the scenes tour of Chicago’s tech and innovation ecosystem.
Apply today to be among 250 top-tier students that will be selected to engage with Chicago tech industry leaders and entrepreneurs, explore tech career building opportunities in Chicago and network with other student entrepreneurs and innovators.
The event will take place as a series of webinars from Wednesday, July 29 to Friday, July 31. Each day will feature a keynote speaker, panel discussions with various Chicago tech community leaders, and other cohort activities for students to interact with each other virtually!
Applications are open until July 6, 2020 for any college student enrolled at an accredited university. The majority of the cohort will be juniors and seniors who are STEM majors and have a strong interested in technology, innovation, and entrepreneurship.
ThinkChicago’s 2020 presenting sponsor is tastytrade, one of the city’s leading technology firms led by Co-CEO & President Kristi Ross. As a financial services and technology company, tastytrade is focused on supporting self-directed investors and the active trader community. tastytrade produces free on-line video content that viewers use to bootstrap and inform their investment strategies. Its subsidiary, tastyworks, is a consumer-facing online brokerage that builds tools for the active trader.
Other ThinkChicago-from-Home 2020 partners include Cohesion, Enova, Rheaply, Richardson RFPD and Sprout Social, and many others. If you company/organization is interested in sponsorship, shoot us an email.