Startup Grind events changing the atmosphere at the College
The core of the program is a schedule of monthly events featuring local entrepreneurs, investors and experts in startups, sharing their advice and stories of innovation.
North Central College kicks off its inaugural Startup Grind event on Thursday, May 30, at 6 p.m. in Larrance Academic Center, 309 E. School Street, Naperville. The event is entitled, “Evolving Venture Capital to Meet the Needs of Today’s Entrepreneurs,” and will feature New Stack Ventures founder and managing partner Nick Moran. Moran is also a tenant in North Central’s on-campus co-working space.
New Stack Ventures is an early-stage venture firm that invests in founders at the earliest stages of company formation. It invests out of a fund and also leads the largest Angel Syndicate in the Midwest, a group of over 400 angels who co-invest in New Stack deals. Prior to serving as the founder and general partner at New Stack Ventures, Moran worked for Danaher, a global science and technology innovator. After a few years in mergers and acquisitions, Moran led a breakthrough innovation, developing one of the most successful products in the company’s history. In addition to investing, he founded the first venture capital podcast, The Full Ratchet.
For information on North Central’s inaugural Startup Grind event and to register to attend, visit Startup Grind.