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{WiSTEM} Showcase

Come join us for an inspirational night of pitches and networking featuring 12 amazing startups from WiSTEM's Fall 2016 cohort, with a keynote address from Laura Ferris Anderson of J.P. Morgan Commerce Solutions.

Tuesday, February 7, 2017
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM (Central Standard Time)
1871 Auditorium
222 West Merchandise Mart Plaza, Suite 1212, Chicago, IL 60654 Get Directions

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WiSTEM is 1871’s program designed to foster opportunities for women in technology - connecting women entrepreneurs to capital, community, and technology resources. The 12-week curriculum-based program offers a tailored experience –a rigorous yet flexible program structured around the challenges and opportunities faced by women entrepreneurs.

WiSTEM was originally funded in part by the Google for Entrepreneurs’ #40Forward initiative and is also supported by the Lefkofsky Family Foundation, the Motorola Mobility Foundation, Katrina Markoff, Coca Cola, KPMG, the U.S Small Business Administration, JPMorgan Chase and AT&T.


5:30PM - Doors Open & Networking

6:00PM - Opening Remarks

6:20PM - Keynote Speaker, Laura Ferris Anderson, Managing Director, Head of Industry Strategy and Innovation, J.P. Morgan Commerce Solutions

6:40PM - Presentations

7:30PM - Networking

WiSTEM Participating Startups

ClassCrasher facilitates the discovery and booking of kids’ activities by making it easy for parents to find the perfect class to fit any schedule without the hassle of monthly subscription fees or limiting participation to only drop-in classes.

FetchFind is the world’s only integrated E-Learning and content marketplace for the pet industry. Courses like pet first aid, canine behavior, and customer service basics turn pet enthusiasts into pet pros while pet industry businesses subscribe to our content to train and retain staff. Behind all of this, our job board is a lead generation vehicle to sell E-Learning content while providing a valuable resource to businesses and individuals across the $63B pet industry.

Kaizen Health is a HIPAA-compliant, data-driven logistics platform which connects healthcare and transportation. Our platform increases access to transportation, which improves patient outcomes and aligns healthcare economics.

Neurocern is a dementia software solution that empowers family caregivers and hospital providers with neuroscience-based diagnostic and care solutions that are unique for each patient, resulting in improved health and lower healthcare costs.

Olfactif began as a niche perfume subscription service, sending curated, high-end fragrance collections to customers each month and selling the companion full bottles on the website. Other lines of business include à la carte samples for subscribers and nonsubscribers, as well as a separate men’s subscription service.

Recordly empowers journalists to report their stories faster and more accurately with our instant transcription app. When it comes to transcription, we believe that accuracy and speed are not mutually exclusive!

SpringFour’s platform connects a company’s customers or employees to financial health resources, tools and products helping to improve payment performance and reduce debt.  S4 is nationwide, powers more than 1 million referrals each year, and is an easily deployed and scalable solution for companies of all sizes, including enterprise clients.

Taylored Wines exists to help you discover and appreciate underserved wines in the United States. We’re on a mission to shake up the antiquated wine industry, enabling boutique wineries to easily expand distribution nationwide. Our marketplace streamlines the buying process, allowing customers to order wine online and have it delivered direct from the vineyard to their front door.

TheSocReports believes social media isn't an art. It's science. Like a meteorologist tracks the weather, we monitor trends and data in the social space. TheSocReports compares users to their chosen competitors and provides tips, education and suggestions based on activity and inspiration. The average user gains 10% more followers in the first 12 weeks. Ideal for personal brands.

VirtualKEY is the invisible doorman for your Airbnb. It is an access platform that integrates with smart locks and digital locks already available in the market with booking marketplaces like HomeAway and Airbnb. VirtualKEY automatically gets reservation details and issues access to the guest’s phone which is valid only for the duration of the stay.

Wekaw is your 24/7 personal relationship advisor. Our bridging technology anonymously and securely connects callers to our professional relationship advisors on-demand. Whenever you call, a trained compassionate Wekaw advisor is always ready to listen and give you tailored advice to your specific situation.

WeSolv revolutionizes talent and innovation sourcing by seamlessly connecting talented professional candidates to each other and companies to solve real challenges. The WeSolv platform provides visibility and access to both the world’s leading companies and candidates with data analytics from measurable projects to remove inefficiencies and bias in hiring.  With over 40 top programs represented, WeSolv is currently the widest centralized network of diverse MBA candidates.

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