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Celebrating All Things Made in Chicago

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WDI students celebrating their first day of class at GA Chicago!

General Assembly Chicago is turning one! To celebrate we’ve partnered with Time Out Chicago to host “Made in Chicago,” a week honoring the local innovators and trends that make The Windy City second to none—from food and comedy to sports and media to tech and entrepreneurship. Kick things off with our birthday party on November 5th, and enjoy our incredible lineup of free events, panel discussions, and classes running until November 17th. Follow the conversation on Twitter and Instagram with our hashtag #MadeinCHI.

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Innovation is a Joke: How companies Can learn Innovation Through Comedy

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A company enters a market, releases a new product and makes tens of millions of dollars. Meanwhile, a stand-up comedian walks on stage, opens her mouth and brings an audience to tears. So, who has the harder job, the stand-up comedian or the company CEO? Who has more to lose? Is it scarier being in front of 500 people and dying on stage, or releasing a product that dies in the market?

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