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Saturday, Sep 16, 2017 Chicago Park District 2017 Vendor Networking Event

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The Chicago Park District 2017 Vendor Networking Event event was held on Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at the South Shore Cultural Center. This event brought together government agencies, general contractors and MBE/WBE firms to increase communication, participation and competition for future contract awards. Government agencies in attendance included the City of Chicago, sister agencies, assist agencies and city museums.

MBE/WBE firms networked with general contractors to engage in potential business opportunities to meet or exceed compliance goals for current and future contract awards.

 

October 3, 2017 Venture Capital Investment Presentation

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The October 3, 2017 Venture Capital Presentation featured the following companies pitching for capital:

Get20 – One simple platform to manage, measure, and incentivize sales teams to respond faster to leads.  Increase sales, connect with more customers, and make your sales teams more competitive.

Errand Solutions – We make employees happy & companies popular.  We make it easier and more convenient for people to get stuff done at work with a network of preferred local vendors for every service imaginable.

ApartmentJet – Turn Vacancy into Revenue.  ApartmentJet is the only short-term rental platform built specifically to help multifamily owners and operators earn revenue with vacant units.

Want to present at a future meeting?  Send your executive summary and pitch deck to Admin@LACCUSA.com

September 16, 2017 Small Business Center on the Road Expo

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The City of Chicago Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection Small Business Center On the Road event was held on Saturday, September 16, 2017 at the Wilbur Wright College Events Building in Chicago, IL.  The event attracted a significant number of small business owners, start-ups, and construction-related companies. In addition to booth participation, attendants also participated in different educational sessions related to contract procurement and surety bonding.

September 5, 2017 Venture Capital Investment Presentation

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The September 5, 2017 Venture Capital Presentation featured the following companies pitching for capital:

Effici Bamo – Simplifying retail with augmented reality.

MyPhame Inc – The only site built to develop Students and Professionals of the arts…

FanFood – Order your favorite concessions directly from your smartphone.  Say goodbye to waiting in lines! With the FanFood app you can watch more of the action and never miss the big play – We help stadiums build amazing experiences!

 

Want to present at a future meeting?  Send your executive summary and pitch deck to Admin@LACCUSA.com

August 1, 2017 Venture Capital Investment Presentation

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The July 11, 2017 Venture Capital Presentation featured the following companies pitching for capital:

Nautilus Medical introduces MatrixRay.- MatrixRay enables frictionless, inexpensive transfers of all digital imaging modalities (X-Ray, MRI, CT, Sonography, etc.) and associated data and reports between clinical sites, while maintaining guaranteed security. MatrixRay also addresses the massive pent-up demand as dictated by ACA for patient empowerment and involvement in managing our own health records.

Bransys provides fleet management solutions including making autonomous driving trucks possible through GPS tracking with ELD.

AGOGIE resistance wear strengthens & supports your natural movements. Become stronger, faster, and more explosive while doing what you love.

Want to present at a future meeting?  Send your executive summary and pitch deck to lminkus@conceptequity.com

July 11, 2017 Venture Capital Investment Presentation

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The July 11, 2017 Venture Capital Presentation featured the following companies pitching for capital:

Onvector is a leader in the development of innovative non-chemical water treatment technologies. Our philosophy is simple: to design systems that provide more robust performance at lower energy cost.  Onvector is introducing the Plasma Vortex™ OV8-30 Advanced Oxidation System

 

Cultivate Advisors helps business owners develop their skills, lead their teams, plan and execute so they can grow to the next level.  Through our innovative micro consulting sessions we ensure you escape the day to day challenges of your business. With consistent follow up we help strategies become behavior. Our focus is on non-industry specific skills which means we don’t make assumptions about your business. We bring outside, cross industry realistic benchmarking to the table.

 

ANDalyze performs onsite testing for heavy metals.  ANDalyze, which estimates water-testing services as a $700 million market, applies lab techniques out of the University of Illinois that use gene-sequencing technologies of the last decade to breed DNA that bonds to water contaminants so quickly it can be done on site.

 

Want to present at a future meeting?  Send your executive summary and pitch deck to lminkus@conceptequity.com

 

June 6, 2017 Venture Capital Investment Presentation

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The June 6, 2017 Venture Capital Presentation featured the following companies pitching for capital:

The Zone 8 team has one main goal: redefining the meaning of natural. The majority of food and ready-to-drink beverages on the market can hardly be called real, much less natural, despite how “natural” they are being used as a sell-point. Zone 8 beverages demand higher standards. We have introduced affordable, truly natural, USDA Certified Organic, and Non-GMO Project Verified teas to the marketplace. We use REAL ingredients to showcase REAL flavors.

Providers in accountable care healthcare organizations fail to collect on millions of dollars in government bonuses. Synchrony Health partners with health care providers to leverage experience, tools, and technology to secure bonuses by cost reduction & care improvements.

DesignerShare – Share exquisite designer apparel and accessories.  Keeping up with appearances is tough and costly-it’s hard to buy new outfits all the time. Why not borrow from someone whose style you love? Or maybe you’re looking to be an entrepreneur from home and want to make some cash off items sitting in your closet. This is where DesignerShare comes in.


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May 2, 2017 Venture Capital Investment Presentation

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The May 2, 2017 Venture Capital Presentation featured the following companies pitching for capital:

Digital Decider.  Many buying decisions have too many unfamiliar options and factors.  Online shoppers want to save time while feeling that they’ve make a good choice.  Merchants want to quickly connect their customers to the right product and encourage commitment.  Digital Decider™ is a virtual shopping consultant.  It quickly leads customers down a smart decision tree and then makes a targeted product suggestion.

Soul to Sole Footwear fills a void in personalized sports gear by providing a collection of unique designs incorporating the most popular college and professional logos, mascots, symbols and colors on a line of casual sneakers.

ConceptDrop finds the best professional for your creative project.  Drop off your content.  Get matched with a creative pro in minutes.  Get agency-quality marketing and sales assets in as little as 12 hours.

 


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April 17, 2017 MWRD Construction Vendor Outreach

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The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District (MWRD) of Greater  Chicago Vendor Outreach Fair was held on Monday, April 17, 2017, at The University of Chicago Booth School of Business, Gleacher Center. The event attracted a significant number of prime contractors, sub-contractors, and construction-related companies. In addition to booth participation, attendants also participated in different educational sessions related to contract procurement and surety bonding.  Also, MWRD presented several of its upcoming construction projects.

 

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Thank you to all of the LACC Members that visited the LACC booth.

April 4, 2017 Venture Capital Investment Presentation

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The April 4, 2017 Venture Capital Presentation featured the following companies pitching for capital:

JourneyPure 

JourneyPure assists patients in recovery from addictive behaviors, substance use disorder and co-occurring disorders utilizing science-based integrative techniques and methodologies.

Digital Decider

Digital Decider™ is a virtual shopping consultant. Provides a guided shopping wizard that is simple to add to a website or email.

Pay Your Selfie

Take Selfie, Get Paid. Pay Your Selfie consults with brands to understand their marketing objectives and deliver brand engagement.


Early stage companies looking for venture capital: Please complete a company profile