Startup Showcase @ University of Illinois

Join us

October 17, 2016



Senior engineers from BookBub, Handshake, Cask Data (on campus) and Exablox will share with you who they are, what they're working on, and the exciting opportunities they have to offer.

In addition, ThinkB1G, dedicated to connecting talented university students with startups looking to hire, will share its top tips for how to land a role at a startup.

If joining a startup is of interest to you, don’t miss this chance to learn more about terrific opportunities and the best way to go about landing them.

BookBub (Cambridge, MA)
BookBub is a rapidly growing book discovery and recommendation startup with more than eight million members. Very few consumer startups have their kind of scale and traction with such a small team. Members receive a personalized daily email alerting them to the best free and deeply discounted titles matching their interests as selected by our editorial team. BookBub works with all major ebook retailers and devices, and is the industry’s leading ebook price promotion service.

Handshake (San Francisco, CA)
Handshake is the fastest growing career services platform in the country, helping colleges actively engage students with personalized opportunities. Handshake’s network gives students access to more career opportunities and insights, provides employers with more comprehensive and efficient access to talent, and gives colleges more tools to drive student engagement and increase student employment.

Cask Data (Palo Alto, CA)
Cask is an open source software company that makes it easy for any Java developer to build, deploy, scale and manage Apache Hadoop and HBase applications in the cloud or on-premise. The team has built and operated some of the largest Big Data apps in the world.

Exablox (Sunnyvale, CA)
Exablox is a storage startup that was formed to bring enterprise class featured storage device integrated with cloud management accessible to small and medium businesses. They are developing groundbreaking technology in file systems and cloud technologies.

ThinkB1G (Boston, MA)
ThinkB1G works with an elite group of San Francisco, Silicon Valley, New York and Boston startups seeking exceptional students and recent grads to join their teams. Led by visionary leaders with disruptive, game-changing products, these companies offer opportunities to work with amazing people on exciting projects and technologies. Roles where you can have impact, make a difference and be part of something special.

If joining a startup is of interest to you, don’t miss this opportunity to learn more.

Monday, October 17, 2016 

6:00pm-7:00pm CST | Startup Showcase  | 2405 Siebel Center | Register