Chicago Education Innovation Pitch Fest -- Call for Companies

Chicago, IL - Jul 15 5:00 am to Jul 20, 2015 5:00 am


Are you an entrepreneur or company with an innovative tech tool for schools, teachers or students? 

Are you excited about education innovation in Chicago?

If so, apply now to participate in the Chicago Education Innovation Pitch Fest, powered by LEAP Innovations and Hive Chicago and held at Chicago’s hub for digital startups, 1871. It's a stop on the Department of Education's (DOE) National Ed Tech Developer’s Tour, and will cap off a two-day national convening of DOE Education Innovation Clusters!

Wednesday, August 12

6:00 PM - 6:30 PM Registration and Networking6:30 PM – 8:00 PM Program1871 Auditorium222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza Suite 1212Chicago, IL 60654

Edtech companies will pitch their products to a panel of local and national in- and out-of-school educators, thought leaders, and investors. We’ll kick things off with a networking happy hour. Stay tuned for a complete list of panelists and pitching companies.

Applications are due by 5:00 PM on 7/20/15.

For more information, email Beth Herbert at