Google, JP Morgan and William Blair Return as Lead Sponsors for the Fifth Chicago Venture Summit

In its fifth edition, the Chicago Venture Summit brings together investors, startup founders, and business leaders from across the country to highlight Chicago’s role as a leading, global hub for startup investment, entrepreneurship, and innovation.

The 2020 Venture Summit will take place April 22-23, 2020 at Google Chicago and will be hosted by ChicagoNEXT, World Business Chicago’s dedicated initiative to drive inclusive growth and opportunity for Chicago’s tech and innovation economy.

William Blair, a global investment firm and WBC board member company joins Google and JP Morgan as lead sponsors for the third year in a row (2016, 2017 and 2018).

The Chicago Venture Summit creates networking opportunities among Chicago’s tech leaders, local investors, and the influencers of the city’s burgeoning innovation ecosystem. The programming will highlight emerging technology companies and financing opportunities, and attendees will get an inside look at how prominent venture capital firms assess investment opportunities and learn the strategies of leading venture funds.

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