Thursday, April 22, 2021 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

How Startups Can Fuel Your Corporate Innovation

Presented by the Chicagoland Chamber Technology Council in partnership with Startup Chicago of World Business Chicago.

After a year of disruption and unpredictability, business innovation is more important than ever. Many agile startups have been able to thrive by utilizing the latest technologies, but established companies must also transform their business models to stay relevant.  

Whether you’re looking to external accelerators, internal corporate innovation programs, or corporate venture arms, our panel of experts will breakdown innovation best practices.  

This 1-hour panel will be followed by a 30-minute optional networking session where startups, corporates, and other key innovation partners can continue the conversation.  

Shayna Atkins

Founder and Senior Product Manager, AtkCo

Erin J. Kirchner

Partner, DLA Piper

Yao Li

Product Innovation, HERE Technologies

Dr. Lynessa Rico

M.S. Design Thinking and Entrepreneurship and B.S. Management, National Louis University

Ben Schack

Head – US Digital Partnerships, BMO Harris Bank


Additional Information

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