Chicago UNCUBED | Start-up Job Fair

UNCUBED brings together emerging companies and talented attendees in an exciting environment showcasing startup culture. With great speakers, panels, music and workshops, UNCUBED attracts graduates from the best schools in the country and experienced attendees looking to move on from their “traditional” careers.

The event features 50 of Chicago's most impressive emerging companies on display with interactive booths staffed by Founders, CEOs, CTOs and other key influencers and a full day of exploring career opportunities, discovering new products and interacting with the most influential folks in the Chicago technology sector. The event will feature lots of interesting extras (start-up storytellers, open bar, live art battle, great music, ping pong tournament and more) and will be unlike any job fair you have ever attended.

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This is event is very tech-oriented, but is open to other skill sets. If you have an interest in working with a start-up, you should go to this event.



Thursday, October 4, from 1:00pm - 7:00pm

River East Art Center, 435 E Illinois Street in Chicago

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Schedule of Events

1:00 - Doors open/Registration

2:00 – 4:00: Art Battle Kicks Off: Round 1

2:00 – 3:00: Startup Storytellers

3:15 – 4:15: Speaker Series: “The future of innovation in Chicago”

4:15 – 6:15: First Round of Art Battle Decided. Round 2: Two Finalists Face Off

4:30 – 5:30: Speaker Series: “Culture Club”

5:30 – Paper Napkin Pitch Selection of top 5 pitches

6:00 – Five Paper Napkin Pitch Finalists Pitch Their Idea

6:30 – Announce Art Battle Winner & Paper Napkin Pitch Winner

7:00 – Main event ends

7:00 – 9:00: Happy Hour