Startup Spouses Offers Support Group in Kansas City

Willis Jackson III has started a new group for the spouses of startup entrepreneurs called Startup Spouses. Startup Spouses is for the spouse, significant other, life partner, or family member of a startup person (founder or early employees). Please join us to share support, wisdom, and life lessons from our startup journeys. We want to

Chicago’s Jan-31 Technori Pitch Event Offers Bootstrapper Discount

Griffin Caprio, the prime mover behind the Chicago Bootstrapper Breakfasts sent me the following to post: One of our moderators, Seth Kravitz, runs Technori Pitch.  It's the premier event for startups here in Chicago.  He's been nice enough to get us Bootstrappers a discount code for the next event.  It's a great event and a

Chicago: Healthcare Accelerator Events

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Chicago: Grub with Techies

Every month Corey Haines and Sarah Gray do a series of free office hours where we give technical advice on your project. We also host a "Dinner with Techies" through Grub With Us. This is modeled on a Bootstrappers Breakfast meeting -- a small table of people discussing their technical issues, and getting advice from

WindyCityRails: Chicago Conference on Sep 17th, 2011

The #2 question we get at every breakfast ( after "how do I find more users?" ) is "how can I find developers / technical cofounder / CTO" ?  Frequently, I point people to friendly meetups or conferences.  WindyCityRails is an example of the latter.  It's put on by a fellow breakfast member, Ray Hightower:

Chicago: Tech Week Starts on Saturday

Just a reminder that Tech Week starts Saturday. Just a reminder that we've increased the RSVP limit to 80 for next week. The breakfast tends fill up quickly the week before, so make sure to RSVP if you plan on attending. In addition to the large Breakfast we have planned for Wednesday, the 27th, there

SPARK Chicago applications being accepted

SPARK Chicago will help launch three companies from scratch! Unlike any entrepreneurial event in Chicago’s history, SPARK Chicago will help create, build, and launch three startups with six days of intense incubation and donated services.  More Info

Chicago: Schedule Change

Small scheduling change for this months breakfast.  We'll actually be doing it on April 20th, and not April 27th.

Upcoming: Lean Building Block Workshop

I rarely post blurbs about other groups, but I wanted to take a moment to highlight some courses that are being taught by our other moderators, Bernhard Kappe & Todd Wyder.  Many of you have commented about how excellent the two of them are during the breakfasts. To pay them back for their time, I

Chicago Resource: Chicago Tech Calendar

Chicago Tech Calendar is a great collection of meetups, hackathons and general happenings here in Chicago.