FWDMonthly – Tech Hubs Abroad: Connecting Innovative Communities Across Borders


March 18, 2015 at 7pm


320 W Ohio St
3rd Floor
Chicago, IL 60654
United States


Alicia Race

Join Sente Advisory Services founder Serhat Cicekoglu on March 18th to discuss local connectors to tech hubs abroad, and learn about the most successful cross-national tech collaborations.

Serhat is a Clinical Lecturer and the Director of the Center for Risk Management at Quinlan School of Business. He founded Sente Advisory Services, located in Chicago, IL, in 2008 to provide consulting services in the areas of innovation and new ventures. Since then he has worked with over 50 start-ups and growth companies in varying to provide mentorship and guidance regarding business modeling, incubation, and fund raising. He is frequent judge at Start-up Chile, KAUST, Teknokumpp and ITU Cekirdek new venture programs. He is also a General Partner with an emerging venture capital fund, Anka Capital Management that focuses on Turkish Start-up ecosystem.


7:00-7:30 Open Networking

7:30-8:00 Monthly Speaker - Serhat Cicekoglu

8:00-8:45 Breakout Sessions | The Democracy Project, The 2.0 Project, and The Co-Founders Project

Convene Project Teams and tackle challenges using your skill set.

8:45-9:00 Project Share

Present what your project team created and learn what other project teams are doing.


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