Posts Tagged ‘chicago’

A Game of Food Trucks

Friday, November 30th, 2012

Should the city of Chicago be in the business of protecting a few politically connected restaurateurs from competition? The video below explores the ethics of the “200 foot rule” in a fun, creative way:

Collegiate Entrepreneurs’ Organization National Conference in Chicago

Thursday, September 6th, 2012

From the CEO website:

“The 2012 National Collegiate Entrepreneurs’ Organization (CEO) Conference will be held November 1-3 at the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois.

Join over 1,200 students, faculty, entrepreneurs, and other entrepreneurial-minded individuals at this motivational 2 ½ day CEO Conference. Over 70 outstanding entrepreneurs and business leaders will share their ideas and expertise with students on how they launched their businesses, the lessons they’ve learned, and where they are today. The Annual CEO Conference also offers students the opportunity to network with peers and successful entrepreneurs nationwide.”

Read more about the conference and register here.

Watch the video below from last year’s CEO conference. Featured in the video is Duane Spires, who was on a discussion panel with Dr. Stephen Hicks at the 2011 Extreme Entrepreneurship Tour at Rock Valley College.

Chicago’s Start-Up Ecosystem

Monday, March 26th, 2012

Funding for Chicago based start-ups from venture capital firms and angel investors is up. The number of collaborative work spaces and social support programs for entrepreneurs are increasing. Chicago is becoming a great place for entrepreneurship.

Read the article at The Wall Street Journal.

CEE Interview with Federico Fernandez and Martin Sarano

Friday, October 14th, 2011

Dr. Stephen Hicks, CEE’s Executive Director, talks with Federico Fernández and Martin Sarano, co-founders of Bases Foundation, on the political and economic climate in Argentina.

Part I:

Part II: