Comments on: iVentures10: Starting up in Illinois http://www.ericjohnolson.com/blog/2008/05/01/iventures10-starting-up-in-illinois/ Technology. Innovation. Science. VC. Media. :: by Eric Olson Thu, 20 Nov 2008 00:01:58 +0000 http://wordpress.org/?v=2.6.3 By: Nick Schmidt http://www.ericjohnolson.com/blog/2008/05/01/iventures10-starting-up-in-illinois/#comment-87369 Nick Schmidt Thu, 01 May 2008 18:42:50 +0000 http://www.ericjohnolson.com/blog/2008/05/01/iventures10-starting-up-in-illinois/#comment-87369 I'm currently living in Champaign. It still hard to find people who are involved with new ideas. You know they are here, but they are probably programming away in their apartment. I have also been a part of the Academy of Entrepreneurs at the University. There are some good ideas from CS majors that are involved too. Another company that started here was Yelp.com. However, I agree let's try to keep some of these ideas and company start ups in Illinois because I want to work for you. LOL. Illinois is a lot cheaper than Cali. Eric, I will try to make it to the TECH cocktail. I'm not sure if I will be in the hospital at that time or not. If not, we will meet up. Nick I’m currently living in Champaign. It still hard to find people who are involved with new ideas. You know they are here, but they are probably programming away in their apartment.

I have also been a part of the Academy of Entrepreneurs at the University. There are some good ideas from CS majors that are involved too.

Another company that started here was Yelp.com.

However, I agree let’s try to keep some of these ideas and company start ups in Illinois because I want to work for you. LOL. Illinois is a lot cheaper than Cali.

Eric, I will try to make it to the TECH cocktail. I’m not sure if I will be in the hospital at that time or not. If not, we will meet up.

Nick

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