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Thu 5:30 PM

Summer Wildfire 2017 Demo Day

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When: Thursday, August 24, 2017
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM  

Where: North Campus Parking Garage/Academic Building, 2311 N Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Cost: Free

Contact: The Garage   847.467.7155

Group: Innovation and New Ventures Office

Category: Academic

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The Garage’s Summer Pre-Accelerator Program, Wildfire, is hosting its end-of-program Demo Day on August 24th from 5:30 to 9 pm. The 12 Wildfire teams will showcase and pitch their startups to an audience of Northwestern students, faculty, mentors and partners for a prize pool of $10,000 of non-dilutive capital.'

Food and drink will be served. We'd love to see you there, and in the meantime, read about what these 12 teams are working on—everything from green energy to empowering women owned businesses to virtual reality on our online blog, The Magazine.

The Lineup:
5:30 - 6:00 pm - Nourishment + Networking
6:00 - 8:00 pm - Team Pitches
8:00 - 8:15 pm - Deliberation
8:15 - 8:30 pm - Prizes
8:30 - 9:00 pm - Treats + Team Networking

Get in the conversation! Follow @TheGarageNU on Twitter, and use the hashtag #SummerWildfire2017

Stay tuned for more information about our Summer Wildfire judges and sponsors!
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This event is open to the entire Northwestern community and to the public.

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