CHICAGO - July 17th & 18th
if you aren't fundraising year-round, it's tough to keep up
Who should apply to exhibit at FUND?
We are seeking companies in all stages of growth (ranging from very early to growth stage) to exhibit at FUND in 2019. Historically, we’ve had upwards of 150-200 investors at each FUND Conference. These investors want to meet founders and entrepreneurs in person while utilizing the FUND programming to create meaningful relationships and conversations. Apply below for one of our two packages: Seed or Growth.
Launch Exhibitor Package
Your most efficient way to get exposure for your business. Our Launch package includes all the benefits that you need to meet the right people at FUND, and position yourself for your next step of success.
- Two(2) All-Access passes to all four FUND Conference Programs: FUND EDU, Demo Day, Summit, and Launch Hall
- Eligible to be selected to be featured in Demo Day.
- Access to the Kickoff Party on Day One
- Pitch in the competition as a part of the Launch Hall on Day Two
- A dedicated tabletop in the Launch Hall on Day Two to present your business to all attendees
- Exposure to the 150+ investors in attendance
- Exposure to the 750+ attendees in the entrepreneurship community who can potentially become clients, partners, mentors, and more
There is no cost associated with applying to present as a Launch company at FUND.
Why do entrepreneurs exhibit at FUND?
Companies that have exhibited at FUND have gone on to raise in excess of $260M.
Entrepreneurs typically exhibit for a funding round or getting new customers and contacts.
Over the last 5 years, FUND has hosted more than $64.4B in AUM investors in attendance
41% of attendees are investors, 36% C-Level executives, and 24% entrepreneurs.
Growing your team is paramount to success. You may meet your next teammate at FUND.
Our Chicago application deadline is coming up soon
FUND Exhibitors are doing big things
What happens when you apply?
After you fill out the Exhibitor application, you’ll talk to a member of our Venture team about your business, goals, and plans for the future.
review and selection
Our Venture team spends a considerable amount of time identifying the most promising entrepreneurs and companies to join us in each respective city.
exhibit at fund
You’ve made it to FUND – now it’s time to make the most of it. You’ll receive an Exhibitor’s Guide with helpful tips to do so, but it’s up to you to put your best foot forward at FUND.
What are past exhibitors saying?
Where will you be joining us in 2019?
July 17th - 18th, 2019
Nearly $2 billion VC dollars were invested in Chicago in 2018 according to Crunchbase.
October 9th - 10th, 2019
Kansas City, Missouri
KC startups accounted for 80,000 net new jobs from 2013 – 2017, or, 58% of all new jobs in KC.
November 6th - 7th, 2019
Ranked No. 1 in the 2017 Index of Startup Activity by the Kauffman Foundation.