stop chasing random meetings
FUND Was built to create meaningful relationships
Our brand new programming is launching this summer in Chicago.
We’ve made a number of modifications to make each specific attendees experience the best possible.
Founder, Thiel Follow, Investor
Learn from THE people who've done it
The most necessary topics on entrepreneurship, investing and scaling your business. Hear key presentations and best practices on things such as accounting, capital raises, finances, legal, HR, marketing, sales and technology.
Hear from your city's emerging entrepreneurs
Demo Day includes two portions: Entrepreneur Presentations and FUND Founder Face-Off.
We made connections that will benefit our business for years to come, as well as friendships that will last a lifetime.
- David Becker, CBO, Goodwell
Founder of EverlyWell
Hear from some of the Most Interesting people in entrepreneurship and business
Over the last 5 years we’ve had over 300 of the most prominent national speakers on our stage with varying topics, panel discussions, fireside chats and keynote speeches. You never know who you’ll meet at FUND!
This is what makes FUND Special
We don’t stop at just having Imagine seeing up to 100 pre-screened industry agnostic companies on display in one place. Companies are separated by industry and showcased throughout a one-day period to facilitate initial conversations for years to come.
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.