Top 5 tech events you want on your calendar this week

by James Risley
November 7, 2016

Each week, we bring you the top events for techies and startup folks in Chicago. This week, we have a fintech science fair, a Dev Bootcamp meetup and a startup marketing event. Be sure to check out our full calendar for all this week’s Chicago tech events.

Kellogg-Booth Entrepreneurship Through Acquisition Conference, Nov. 9

Not every entrepreneurial spirit wants to build a business from the ground up. In fact, many entrepreneurs look for businesses with a strong core but unsuccessful product, purchasing the company to turn it around. This all-day conference will walk entrepreneurs through the process of entrepreneurship through acquisition.

FinTEx FinTech Science Fair, Nov. 9 at 5:30 p.m.

This science fair celebrates the innovators of the fintech scene. Get a chance to to interact with products and the people building them. Presenting companies include CME Group, Enova Decisions and Peanut Butter.

Rise & Hire at Dev Bootcamp Chicago, Nov. 10 at 9 a.m.

The early bird gets the worm, and this morning meetup rewards early-rising job seekers with a chance to mingle and meet like-minded individuals. Coffee and doughnuts will be served, along with a chance to meet with hiring companies.

StartUp Networking Night, Nov. 10 at 5 p.m.

Maybe you’re more of a night person? Then check out this startup networking event, connecting startup employers with Chicago Booth students looking for project-based, part-time, and just-in-time academic year internships.

Here's How: Step-by-Step Marketing Advice from Chicago's Top Startups, Nov. 11 at 8:30 a.m.

Hear from Chicago’s top startup marketing successes on how to take advantage of PR, content marketing and social media. The rapid-fire presentations from the likes of from Jellyvision, Basecamp and Reverb will give growing startups ideas on how to make it big on any budget.

Still looking for something to do? Check out our full calendar and follow us on Twitter @BuiltInChicago

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