Start Up Pitch Event in Evanston with Keynote Speaker Stopher Bartol of

Want to pitch your newest start up idea? Did you love Guy Kawaski’s speech at Industry Night and now you’re craving more great advice from successful innovators? Then attend the Evanston Edge Startup Showcase this Thursday, February 27. The event includes as address by successful entrepreneur and founder Stopher Bartel. More information about the event and Stopher from The Incubator in Evanston below.

Presented by Evanston-based Technology Innovation Center, a not-for-profit business incubator dedicated to supporting the growth of very early stage technology-based businesses, Evanston Edge Startup Showcase is a gathering of entrepreneurs, investors, students, developers, and designers in support of Evanston’s most innovative startups. The event features local companies as they pitch their latest products, services, and technologies. Join us as we nurture new ideas and promote pioneering business ventures within the Evanston community.

RSVP Here:


  • Networking & Welcome (5:00pm)
  • Keynote Speaker Stopher Bartol (5:30pm)
  • Pitches (5:45pm)
  • Reception  (7:00 PM )

Keynote Speaker

Stopher Bartol, Founder

Stopher Bartol

After nearly 10 years as a management consultant in the U.S and Europe, Stopher founded and serves as President & CEO of Evanston-based The Internet’s leading online memorialization company, it hosts an online obituary for 7 of 10 people who die each day in the U.S. The company provides services for leading newspaper websites in the U.S., Canada, UK, and Australia, and for funeral homes served by those newspapers. The domain is among the 100 most visited in the U.S., with its traffic distributed primarily among the company’s 800+ newspaper affiliates.

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