Challenges in Middle Market
PE and Early Stage VC Investing:
New Ideas and Strategies


CONFERENCE DATE: April 23, 2014
LOCATION: University Club of Chicago | 76 East Monroe Street | Chicago, IL 60603
DRESS CODE: Business Attire (No Denim as per University Club policy)

7:30am - 8:30am

Registration and Breakfast

8:30am - 9:00am

Transition to Cathedral Room (9th Floor) for Morning Keynote

9:00am - 10:00am

Morning Keynote (Nagraj Kashyap)

10:00am - 10:15am

Networking Break

10:15am - 11:15am

Perspectives of Portfolio Company CEOs (PE)
Laboratories for Innovation: Creating Entrepreneurial Hubs (VC)

11:15am - 11:30am

Networking Break

11:30am - 12:30pm

Alternative Private Equity Strategies (PE)
AngelList: VC Friend or Foe (VC)

12:30pm - 1:30pm


1:30pm - 2:45pm

Afternoon Keynote (Jai Shekhawat with guests Doug Grissom and Steve Vivian)

2:45pm - 3:00pm


3:00pm - 4:00pm

Innovative Approaches to Growth Equity Investing (PE)
Future of Traditional, Early-Stage VCs

4:00pm - 5:00pm

Networking Reception