Global Midwest Alliance Kickoff Reception with Special Guest Victor HwangPosted: February 15, 2012
The Global Midwest Alliance has invited our Managing Director Victor Hwang to be the Special Guest Speaker at their 2012 Kickoff Reception in Chicago to help launch Victor and Greg‘s new book, The Rainforest:
Please join Global Midwest Alliance and its partners for a cocktail reception hosted by Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione to celebrate innovation and technology in the Midwest, where you will have an opportunity to preview the Alliance’s agenda, market-driven programs, new website and partnership opportunities for 2012.
Our special guest speaker is Victor W. Hwang, one of the world’s leading experts at the intersection of venture capital and global development, and co-author of The Rainforest: The Secret Recipe of Innovation Ecosystems. What makes places like Silicon Valley tick? Can we replicate that magic in the Midwest? Victor will explore the answer to this and other questions during a discussion of his new book.
Attend the reception and pick up an autographed copy of the book!
The Global Midwest Alliance is a business-led, region-wide organization dedicated to transforming the Midwest into an internationally recognized leader in innovation and business growth. The Alliance aligns and integrates resources throughout the Midwest helping businesses to grow by leveraging existing resources to develop new products and find customers throughout the world. The Alliance is the Private Sector Liaison Office for the World Bank and a member of Global CONNECT. Through these and other affiliations, the Alliance facilitates access to global business opportunities for Midwest business. The Alliance offers educational and networking opportunities through a variety of programs and resources designed to promote innovation, technology development and access to global opportunities in the clean technology, energy, food, logistics, manufacturing and water industries.