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Friday, June 28 • 5:00pm - 6:00pm
How the Second City Can Become the First City of Fashion

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Take the tech from the West and the high-end fashion from the East and meet somewhere in the middle. Where do you end up? Chicago, of course. Combining the best of both coasts, a slew of Chicago startups are leading the pack in terms of the merging of high-tech and high-fashion.

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Tyler Spalding

Co-founder, StyleSeek.com
Tyler Spalding is a co-founder of the Chicago-based StyleSeek.com, a platform for personalized e-commerce.  | | He was previously an Aerospace Engineering faculty member at two major universities, an engineer for the NASA Space Shuttle Program, and a 2-time e-commerce entrepreneur.  | | Tyler holds an MS in Theoretical and Applied Mechanics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and an MBA from MIT Sloan. 

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Liz Kammel

Founder, ZipFit Inc.
Liz Kammel founded ZipFit Inc. in 2011 with co-founder Seth Pychewicz. The company has stores in the Chicagoland area, an e-commerce platform, and licenses its fit technology to apparel brands. Prior to starting ZipFit, Liz worked for her family's startup in air pollution control and at Mercer in the Human Capital group. | | She obtained her undergraduate degree in Mathematics, Economics and Italian from Emory and graduated Phi Beta... Read More →
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Cecelia Myers

Co-founder, Cakestyle
Cecelia Myers is the Co-founder and COO of CakeStyle, a personal styling service for women that delivers a box of handpicked clothing and accessories to customers. | | Founded in 2011, CakeStyle is based in Chicago and is funded by Sandbox Industries. Cecelia was inspired to start CakeStyle after hearing from busy friends’ and colleague’s frustrations about shopping and style. | | She has worked on a variety of consumer technology... Read More →
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Liz Salcedo

Founder & CEO, Everpurse
Liz Salcedo is the founder and CEO of Everpurse, a fashionable, tech solution that provides long-lasting battery life to mobile phones for women on the go. | | Liz’s mission is for every purse to be an Everpurse and she works daily towards the goal of providing a functional and fashionable solution to women around the world. | | She was recently included in Crain’s Chicago Business’s list of the top “20 in their... Read More →

Friday June 28, 2013 5:00pm - 6:00pm
2 - Bing Stage

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