TIE Midwest

There are some members of HPA that are also members of TIE Midwest.  It’s a great entrepreneurial organization.  Two of our advisors, Tom Churchwell and Ellen Carnahan are very involved with TIE and do a great job there.  TIE has some events coming up.  Contact them directly for information.

January 27, 2011

Please join TiE Midwest on Thursday, January 27th for the first Leaders & Legends event of 2011, an exclusive educational series for entrepreneurs, sponsored by Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP.  This series provides an opportunity for our invited guests to interact with, and learn from, Chicago’s most legendary and experienced business owners in a more intimate and off the record environment. 

Featuring, Matt Moog, CEO Viewpoints Network, founder of Built in Chicago and former President and CEO of publicly traded Q Interactive.  Matt will share the story of Q interactive, what led him to take the “leap” with Viewpoints, his lessons learned along the way and how he is now building a community to promote digital innovation in Chicago.

Date: Thursday, January 27, 2011
Time: 5:30 pm-6:00 p.m. (VIP Invite-Only Reception); 6:00 pm -6:30 p.m. (Cocktails/Networking); 6:30-7:30 p.m. (Speaker/Q&A); 7:30-8:00 p.m. (Networking)
Cost: Free (Charter Members), $15 (General Member) and $35 (Non-Member)
Location: Drinker Biddle & Reath, LLP (191 N. Wacker Drive, 37th Floor) 

February 23, 2011

TiE Midwest is calling all “Second Stage” CEO’s: Are you currently running a business that creates $1-20M in revenue annually? Are you looking for peer-to-peer mentoring in a private forum?  You are invited to attend this inaugural TiE Midwest session in partnership with the DePaul Coleman Center on February 23rd from 12 p.m.-4 p.m.   Sponsored by Horwood, Marcus & Berk Chartered, this is a spirited peer conversation in which experienced business owners and CEOs help one of their own get “unstuck”. Guided by an expert facilitator, participants get down to the nitty-gritty of a situation, share stories and experiences with similar scenarios, and challenge each other’s approaches, thinking, and strategies. The end result is a conversation that is practical, humbling, thought-provoking, and intellectually engaging.

This half-day session includes lunch and networking time. Eight to 12 invited business owners will participate in the discussion, facilitated by Raman Chadha, Executive Director and Clinical Professor at DePaul University’s Coleman Entrepreneurship Center. Raman Chadha is the executive director and clinical professor of DePaul University’s Coleman Entrepreneurship Center. Look for his insights on second-stage companies every Friday on Enterprise City, Crain’s blog for Chicago entrepreneurs.

Date: Wednesday, February 23, 2011
Time: 12:00 pm-4:00 p.m.
Cost: Free (Charter Members), $75 (General Members) and $125 (Non-Member)
Location: Horwood, Marcus & Berk Chartered (500 W Madison Street, Suite 3700, Chicago, Illinois 60661)

Pre-registration is required. No walk-in attendees will be permitted.

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