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Master's student participates in Startup Weekend Chicago

11/4/2013  8:00 am

M.S. Advertising student, Kristine Chuang, participated in the Startup Weekend Chicago Mobile Edition; her group received Second Prize for their DATE CREATE app. 

Startup Weekend is a global network of passionate leaders and entrepreneurs on a mission to inspire, educate, and empower individuals, teams and communities. Participants get together with local developers, designers, engineers, marketers and enthusiasts, pitch ideas, and start companies in just 54 hours. According to Wikipedia, as of April 2013, 1068 events had been held, involving over 100,000 entrepreneurs across more than 400 cities in over 100 countries and over 8190 startups have been created.