Startup Digest Chicago - April 15 edition

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The personalized insider newsletter for all things startup in Chicago.

Hello Chicago Startups!
Welcome to your personalized list of news and events related to startups in 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
– Automotive retail tech company CDK Global has been acquired by Brookfield Business Partners in a deal worth $8.3 billion.
– Peoria-based clothing startup NFW has raised $85 million in Series B funding with investors including Ralph Lauren and Alexander McQueen.
– World Business Chicago has announced a pilot program to connect Black and Latino small business owners on the South and West sides of Chicago with counsel, technical assistance, and access to capital, with an investment summit in June.
Applications are open for Techstars Chicago Powered by J.P. Morgan Fall Class
Chi Hack Night
Chicago Women Developers Virtual Hacknight
Upcoming events this week
Set Your Company Up for Success with Advisors, Mentors & Boards | 1871
Exit Right Fireside Chat & Book Launch with Mark Achler & Mert Iseri | 1871
Spring Marketing Leadership Dinner | 1871
Global Industry Spotlight - Scott Lynch | 2112
Unconventional Networking | mHub
Techstars Startup Digest Chicago is curated by:
Robert O'Connor Robert O'Connor
robert.oconnor@startupdigestmail.com
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