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AAPI Founded in Chicago – Happy Hour

January 31, 2024 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Event Link: https://lu.ma/aapifoundedinchicago

​Join us for AAPI Founded in Chicago – Happy Hour, our inaugural networking event uniting AAPI founders, investors, and aspiring entrepreneurs in the Chicagoland community 🥂

​🌟 This event serves to celebrate the city’s growing entrepreneurship ecosystem and provide an opportunity to make meaningful connections in the new year.

*Due to limited event capacity, we are prioritizing registrations to founders, investors, and local partners. Please RSVP early to secure your entry.

​📍 Location: Chicago, IL (exact location to be shared after registration)

​🗓️ Date: Wednesday, January 31, 2024

​🕔 Time: 5-8 PM (CST)

​🤝 Co-hosted by Gold House and ACE NextGen, and sponsored by CooleySVB, and KPMG. See you there! 🎉

Meet The Hosts

Asian Hustle Network (AHN)

​AHN is the largest global community of Asian entrepreneurs, investors, operators, and leaders, with a mission to be the global superconnector of all Asians around the world.

Gold House

​Gold House is the premier nonprofit collective of Asian founders, creative voices, and leaders dedicated to unifying the world’s largest populace–Asians and Pacific Islanders–to enable more authentic multicultural representation and societal equity.

ACE NextGen

​ACE NextGen is the millennial branch of the Asian/Pacific Islander American Chamber of Commerce & Entrepreneurship (National ACE). It is providing a platform for young Asians to forge their own path to success with the help of a supportive community.

Meet The Sponsors

Cooley LLP

​Clients partner with Cooley on transformative deals, complex IP and regulatory matters, and high-stakes litigation, where innovation meets the law.  Cooley has more than 1,300 lawyers across 19 offices in the United States, Asia and Europe, and a total workforce of nearly 3,000.

Silicon Valley Bank

​Silicon Valley Bank (SVB), a division of First Citizens Bank, is the bank of the world’s most innovative companies and investors. SVB provides commercial and private banking to individuals and companies in the technology, life science and healthcare, private equity, venture capital and premium wine industries.


​KPMG LLP is the U.S. firm of the KPMG global organization of independent professional services firms providing audit, tax and advisory services. The KPMG global organization operates in 144 countries and territories and has more than 236,000 people working in member firms around the world.


January 31, 2024
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Event Link:


Asian Hustle Network (AHN)


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