IVCA Event! April 16th - 2019 IVCA Spring Luncheon: - Chris Gladwin and Penny Pritzker on P33, the plan to supercharge Chicago’s Tech Economy - Register Now!

April 16th - 2019 IVCA Spring Luncheon: - Chris Gladwin and Penny Pritzker on P33, the plan to supercharge Chicago’s Tech Economy

March 20, 2019

 

Join us for the

IVCA Spring Luncheon

April 16, 2019

The luncheon will feature Chris Gladwin and Penny Pritzker providing background and an update on P33, the initiative that’s uniting industry leaders, entrepreneurs, educators, tech experts, & policymakers to secure Chicago’s place as a top-tier tech city.

April 16, 2019

Downtown Location (Provided upon Registration)

11:30 networking/lunch

Noon – 1:15 program

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P is for PEOPLE, PURPOSE, PLAN, AND PROGRESS

33 is for 1933, the year of the World’s Fair, a key moment for our city on the world stage of technology.

And for 2033, when we will realize our vision for Chicago as a technology leader, and the 200th anniversary of Chicago's founding.

 

Penny Pritzker, co-founder P33

  • Founder and chairman of PSP Partners, a private investment firm with ventures in real estate, hedge funds and startups.
  • U.S. Secretary of Commerce from 2013 to 2017.
  • Previously chair of credit-reporting firm TransUnion and cofounder of real estate investment firm Artemis Real Estate Partners.

Chris Gladwin, co-founder P33

  • In 1996 founded Cruise Technologies in 1996 a wireless tablet computer company.
  • In 1999 founded MusicNow in 1999, a Chicago-based music licensing startup that sold music rights to big companies like Microsoft and Best Buy. Sold to Circuit City.
  • In 2004 founded Cleversafe, in 2004. The company raised around $100 million and was sold to IBM in 2015 for $1.3 billion. Cleversafe was recognized as IVCA’s 2016 Portfolio Company of the Year.
  • In 2017 founded Ocient which enables rapid analysis and management of the world’s largest datasets.
IVCA Members:  Free to attendNon-members: $125

 

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