What we're about

“312” is the telephone area code for downtown Chicago. Founded in 2017, Build312 is a Chicago-based community that aims to bring together young asian entrepreneurs, interesting perspectives and innovative ideas. Through various online and offline activities and events, we exist to connect entrepreneurs with resources, investors, and each other. Join the movement to build yourself, build your ideas and build a better future.

Our Mission:
To provide accessible funding and advisory services to early stage startups
To build influential online media platform for learning and knowledge sharing
To create a close-knitted community for Asian Entrepreneurs in the Midwest
To connect the Midwest with the other global entrepreneurial communities

Upcoming events (1)

Women in Fintech | Build312 & E-Trade & SoGal

E*TRADE FINANCIAL

RSVP: https://women-in-fintech-build312-etrade-sogal.eventbrite.com Build312 is partnering with E-Trade Innovation Lab, SoGal Chicago to host the Fintech Panel at E-Trade Chicago office. Speakers: Heather Munoz, SVP of DevOps, E*TRADE Estee Faranda Jimerson, Managing Director, Head of Asset Manager Network at Envestnet Brian Barnes, Founder and CEO, M1 Finance More to come... Host: E-Trade Financial Corporation offers an electronic trading platform to trade financial assets including common stocks, preferred stocks, futures contracts, exchange-traded funds, options, mutual funds, and fixed income investments. Build312 is a Chicago-based community that aims to bring together young entrepreneurs, interesting perspectives and innovative ideas. Join the movement to build yourself, build your ideas and build a better future. SoGal is the largest global platform for the next generation of diverse entrepreneurs and investors. In three years, SoGal has attracted 100,000 members from over 30 countries. Within the US, SoGal has community networks in Singapore, Shanghai, Beijing, Sydney, London, New York City, San Francisco and our very own Chicago.

Past events (10)

Two Year Celebration Party | Build312

1132 S Wabash Ave

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