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  • Kairos Entrepreneurship Society University of Chicago [Fall Information Session]
  • What is entrepreneurship?
  • Today’s Agenda
    • What is Kairos Society?
    • Past Events
    • Current Members
    • Upcoming Events
    • How to get involved
  • Entrepreneurship Society The University of Chicago's premier undergraduate entrepreneurship organization that provides members with streamlined access to workshops, mentorship, funding and a network to other fellow student entrepreneurs and greater Chicago-based entrepreneurial organizations and companies. Kairos
  • We’re a team of undergraduate devoted to supporting the budding entrepreneur. Our advisory board consists of prominent professors, venture capitalists, and entrepreneurs dedicated to synergizing the worlds of academia and industry.
  • Kairos Global Featured in Wall Street Journal, Reuters, Huffington Post, Inc, Businessweek, Business Insiders and more… The Kairos Society is an international, student-run, not-for-profit foundation based in the United States. Kairos brings together top students from around the world in an effort to foster the next generation of leaders to develop globally impactful innovations. Kairos Fellows work alongside one another and with the guidance of the foremost leaders in various industries to address the most pressing conflicts of our times by means of entrepreneurship, diplomacy, and innovation. Kairos Fellows have already made strides toward finding meaningful and practical solutions regarding alternative energy, education, and healthcare. On a most fundamental level, all Kairos Fellows believe that through the sharing of ideas and collaboration with their peers they will be able to turn their visions into solutions. Fellows also hold the common belief that they will ultimately Do Well by Doing Good; this is to say that they believe in becoming financially successful in the pursuit of improving the quality of life on a large scale. Ultimately, Kairos exists to foster and connect young people as they pursue their entrepreneurial goals and to spark initiatives that create global, lasting, and game-changing impact through cooperation, collaboration, and action.
  • Kairos Global Conference 2011 Kairos Global Conference Hosted at the U.N. and the floor of the NYSE
  • Past Events
  • Past Events: Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders Series
  • Past Events: Extreme Entrepreneurship Tour - Over 120 attendees -Over 15 RSOs and university resources present in the Exhibiton
  • Current Members
  • Student Ventures: Current Members
  • Student Ventures: Current Members Current Kairos National Fellows: David Akinin, Aliya Bagewadi, Alexandria Batdorf, Rodrigo Blandon, Erin Britton, David Chen, Joseph “Tex” Dozier, Fernan-Rojas Echenique, Luiz Filipe Serravite Ferreira, Ted Gonder, Morgan Hartley, Evanna Hu, Patrick Ip, Nadia Ismail, Diana Jia, Francisco Martin, Lizmarie Oliveras, Vicki Peng, Richard Pichardo, Mrinalini Ramesh, Amanvir Singh Rana, Jason Rowley, Pedro Sanchez de Lozada, Amanda Schlump, Ananya Shukla, Vivien Sin, Guimar Vacca, Pamela Villa, Michael Wang, Qing Yi Yu, Nelson Zhu
  • Upcoming Events
  • Upcoming Events: Startup Weekend 54 hours + you = Startup company
  • Upcoming Events: Startup Weekend
  • Upcoming Events: Global Entrepreneurship Week 100 countries 40,000 events. 10 million people
  • Upcoming Events: Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders Series Groupon: Andrew Mason, Brad Keywell, and Eric Lefkofsky Founder of Google Chicago Office: Kevin Willer
  • Chicago Entrepreneurial Treks
  • UChicago Entrepreneurial Review
  • How to Get Involved
  • How to Get Involved
    • Come to our events
    • Attend our first general meeting in the Spring
    • Sign up for our listhost & newsletter
    • Like our FB Page and follow us on Twitter
    • Application Process
  • Thank you! www.uchicagokairos.com Ted: tgonder@uchicago.edu Vicki: vpeng@uchicago.edu Questions?