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UChicago Events

UChicagoEvents is the hub for student social life that allows university students to see all the events happening on their campuses.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Internet / Web Services
  • Location Chicago, IL, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded March 2013
  • Employees 3
  • Website

Company Summary

UChicagoEvents is the hub for student social life that allows university students to see all the events happening on their campuses. By compiling events through pulling from the Facebook Graph API, we are able to, for the first time present students with the most comprehensive and organized list of university events available to them on one page.


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    David Campillo
    Sales Officer

    Served as Managing Director of Marketing for the Microfinance Initiative where he is currently working to create and expand a new Development program to help local businesses grow. He has also interned with DTZ, a commercial real estate firm where he worked on multi-million dollar leases and performed market research for various personnel.

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    Victor Yu Kung
    Chief Executive Officer

    Over a year’s worth of computer programming experience in Ruby on Rails, HTML/CSS and Javascript/JQuery. Leads Built in UChicago, a yearlong entrepreneurial program that helps UChicago students build their ideas into real businesses. Also has experience in market research through his role as CFO of Project SAM (SMS Accounting Management), an inventory management application targeting medical organizations in developing countries.

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    Shaan Sapra
    Web Developer

    Two years' experience in web development in Ruby on Rails with multiple entrepreneurial projects. Worked at Enova, an online global financial services provider, for over a year, where he researched big data analytics tools and speech recognition solutions. Also simplified call representatives’ workflow by automating payment scheduling and improving search queries in production as well as developed unit, functional, and integration tests.

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    Alida Miranda-Wolff
    Communications Officer

    My professional motto is "What's your biggest problem, and how can I fix it?" I'm always looking for new opportunities, especially those that require fast results, creativity, and an injection of organization and structure.

    I'm especially interested in entrepreneurship, technology, arts, and anything that combines the three.

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    Samuel Giddins
    Mobile Developer

    Experienced iOS developer. Led the Mobile Engineering team for Codeacademy and served as the lead iOS developer for Slader, the latter which had over 50,000 monthly active users.