Finance Tech Summit [clear filter]
Friday, June 27

12:30pm CDT

Obtain the Funding to Realize Your Vision: Crowdfunding and Other Avenues

Charlie Sidman

Crowdfunding Professional Association
Dr. Charles Sidman was elected Board Member (Investors Seat) and President of the Crowdfunding Professional Association in October 2013. He is Managing Partner of ECS Capital Partners LLC, an innovative Venture Fund investing in early-stage and growth enterprises, and is a retired... Read More →

Friday June 27, 2014 12:30pm - 1:00pm CDT
2. SingleHop Stage 222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza, Chicago, IL 60654

4:00pm CDT

State of Venture Capital Funding in Chicago

Thomas Loverro

Principal, RRE Ventures
Tom is Principal at RRE Ventures in NYC. Current companies include Base CRM, CoverHound, OnDeck Capital and Trumaker. Tom also helped lead RRE's successful investment in Braintree. Tom began his career at Goldman Sachs & Co., where he advised technology, media and telecommunications... Read More →

Bill Pescatello

Bill joined Lightbank as a Principal in May 2011. While at Lightbank, Bill led the firm’s investments in Centzy, Locu (acquired by GoDaddy), Ovuline and Contently (co-lead), while also sitting on the boards of Udemy, Snapsheet, Fooda, Lifecrowd and Whoshere. Bill joined the team... Read More →

Kevin Willer

Kevin is a Partner at Chicago Ventures, a seed-stage venture capital fund where he is overseeing all aspects of Chicago Ventures including fund management, deal sourcing and investments, and working directly with portfolio companies.  He sits on the boards of Blitsy, Elicit, SimpleRelevance... Read More →

Friday June 27, 2014 4:00pm - 4:30pm CDT
1. Summit Stage 222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza, Chicago, IL 60654

5:00pm CDT

Think or Swim Workshop

Nicole Sherrod

Nicole Sherrod is responsible for driving product development and business growth initiatives for the active trader segment of the business. Prior to joining TD Ameritrade, Sherrod was director of active trading at E*TRADE Financial. There she focused on driving growth in the futures... Read More →

Friday June 27, 2014 5:00pm - 6:00pm CDT
3. Argyle Technical Stage 222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza, Chicago, IL 60654