Managing Director of Network Ventures Jeff Maters is working to expand startup investment in Chicago. Many companies depend on angel investment from sources that aren’t experienced. Maters wants to connect professional investors with seed-stage companies and help them reach that first million.
Lindsay Siwiec, executive director of My Favorite Outfit aids Chicago school kids by helping them select clothing from local stylists and teach them the power of fashion through building self empowerment and educational growth.
Katy Lynch launched her latest tech project Codeverse which makes coding accessible to children as young as 6-years-old. Lynch saw coding as a great way to for kids to be curious, make mistakes and build. Codeverse will start here in Chicago but Lynch has a much larger plan.