We work with brilliant, impassioned and serious entrepreneurs, and align them with market validation from strategic corporate partners that become customers, channel relationships or investors in the venture.
Tomorrow’s successful tech startups won’t look like they did in the past. They’ll be willing to apply their vision to the real-world problems that face today’s industry leaders, and work collaboratively on business solutions that get to markets and customers faster and more economically than ever before. Innovating isn’t a lifestyle, it’s work, just like successful businesses don’t just raise money, they make it. We’re looking for the select startups that think like we do… and want to engage seriously with our corporate clients and global ecosystem of innovators. If you’re ready, we want to hear from you.
ESO Network Amplified by University Collaboration with Startups and Corporations
CHICAGO, IL – January 21, 2016 – TechNexus Venture Collaborative is expanding its core incubator facilities in Chicago, while simultaneously announcing plans to augment its Entrepreneurial Support Organization (ESO) Network with a new office at the University of Illinois in Champaign, and a collaboration with Purdue University in Lafayette, Indiana.
Launched in 2007 as the first Chicago startup incubator, TechNexus works withsecond-stage, enterprise-oriented startups through a collaborative venture development model with corporate partners around the country. TechNexus’ proprietary, global ESO network of more than 500 universities, incubators, venture firms and key influencers plays is an important tool for sourcing and filtering ideas, talent and venture collaboration.
“We’ve leveraged the ESO network pretty effectively in the past year, but this expansion to…