From EdSurge:

On August 14, the second annual Chicago Ed Tech Startup Collaborative brought together local educators with leaders and entrepreneurs in the educational technology sector for a day long event. Over 650 educators from Chicago and surrounding areas and entrepreneurs from 37 startups gathered to engage in panels, workshops, and pitch sessions. Started by Eileen Murphy, a Chicago public school teacher and founder of the digital literacy organization ThinkCERCA, the Collaborative’s purpose is to foster educator awareness and excitement around technology in Chicago.