CAPX and MakeWork Present Start-Up Wednesday Workshops

12:00–1:30 p.m.: Lunch provided

Join us for lunch and a series of talks on starting your own company.

Are you an artist/designer/educator/administrator with an idea for a new venture? Come hear from successful entrepreneurs on what it takes to become a creative entrepreneur and learn about a new initiative at SAIC called the MakeWork Challenge.

The MakeWork Challenge is the art school version of a business plan competition. If you are a student or alum of SAIC you are eligible to apply for a spot in the MakeWork Challenge where you can win up to $10,000 to launch your venture.  

All events take place in the Sharp Building, 37 South Wabash Avenue, room 327, unless otherwise noted.

February 7: Maintaining Creative Independence
Emily Lonigro Boylan, President, LimeRed
SAIC Ballroom

February 14: Building What You Love
Charles Adler, Founder, Kickstarter and Lost Arts

February 21: Super-Awesome Presentations
Mike Moyer, Adjunct Professor, The University of Chicago Booth School of Business

February 28: Marketing and Branding Your Start-Up
Clair Lew, CEO, Know Your Company

March 7: Basic Finances for Start-Ups
Neal Sales-Griffin, CEO, CodeNow

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