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1 Million Cups

1 MILLION CUPS is a free, nationwide program designed to educate, engage and accelerate early-stage startups. We believe in the notion that entrepreneurs can discover solutions and thrive when they collaborate over a million cups of coffee. Drop in on our community of innovators and entrepreneurship enthusiasts to connect and support our local startups.

Wednesday, November 7, 2018
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM (Central Standard Time)
1871 222 Merchandise Mart Plaza 1212, Chicago, IL 60654 Get Directions

November Featured Companies:

Startup Hypeman

Early-stage startups come to us saying, “We SUCK at telling our story!” It seems the only way to get good help is to either pay a fortune or give up equity. We created Hypeman Academy, the first ever affordable, EQUITY-FREE, virtual storytelling accelerator, for startups at prototype up to $15k MRR to rock their pitch, and get their first 10, 20, or 30 real customers.

Learn more on the Catan Pisco website here:


Alz You Need

Technology is proven to enhance caregiving. While 71% of families are interested in using technology to assist caregiving, in 2016, only 7% used it (AARP 2016). The biggest cited barrier is lack of awareness. There is no up-to-date, consolidated marketplace for dementia assistive technology; it is difficult to make educated decisions about caregiving technologies due to a lack of visibility about (a) what options exist and (b) how products help.

Learn more on the Alz You need website here:

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