Startup businesses pitch to investors at Excelerate Labs’ Demo Day

Graduation day for a tech startup means trading pomp and circumstance for T-shirts and a polished, high-energy slideshow presentation aimed at persuading investors to get out their checkbooks.

Wednesday marked such an occasion for 10 startups that have spent the summer at Chicago-based Excelerate Labs, an annual boot camp program for entrepreneurs. The companies’ owners, from places as far away as France and India, attended seminars and met with more than 100 mentors to prepare to pitch potential investors…

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Filed under: Excelerate in the News — August 30, 2012