Startup Digest Chicago - April 1 edition

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Chicago

The personalized insider newsletter for all things startup in Chicago.

Hello Chicago Startups!
Happy 2022, and with the new year some aesthetic changes have come to the digest. Hopefully they’re to your liking, and the goal is to make this newsletter informative and all-encompassing in keeping you up to date with what’s going on in the startup world of Chicago.
Don’t forget to submit your event to be included in our next week’s digest.
For the newcomers:
The Chicago Startup Digest will keep you up-to-date with the latest events in your area, it’s your insider for all things startup in Chicago.
Happy Digesting!
Robert -> Linkedin
Startup Digest Curator

Need to know
– Technori has been sold to Kingscrowd
– Techstars (which is the parent of Startup Digest) and J. P. Morgan are partnering up to invest in diverse founders, starting with an $80 million fund through 37 programs in 9 cities including Chicago.
– Goldman Sachs will acquire retirement robo-advisor startup NextCapital, who prior to this announcement raised $85 million in outside funding.
– Medical data firm Intelligent Metal Objects of Rosemont has been sold to Thomas H. Lee Partners for $1.5 billion.
Chi Hack Night
Chicago Women Developers Virtual Hacknight
Upcoming events this week
Design for Prototyping: Form, Fit, Function and Fabricate | mHub
WMNtech Leaders Alumni Networking & Fireside Chat | 1871
1871 Founder Story and Happy Hour with HubSpot for Startups | 1871
Negotiation Basics for Entrepreneurs | mHub
Member Happy Hour | 2112
Techstars Startup Digest Chicago is curated by:
Robert O'Connor Robert O'Connor
robert.oconnor@startupdigestmail.com
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