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Pre-Gala Event, A Finnish high-tech success story: SWAP.COM

  • 04/19/2017
  • 6:00 PM
  • IWA Office, 307 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 702, Chicago

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Join IWA and the 2017 Gala Committee

at our final

Pre-Gala

Finnish event

Wednesday, April 19th,

A Finnish high-tech success story:

SWAP.COM


Swap.com is the largest online consignment and thrift store in the US and possibly in the world carrying an inventory of 2 million items. Swap.com helps customers to be environmentally sustainable consumers while saving money on their favorite brands. This by making it easier than ever before to buy and sell pre-owned items from clothing and apparel to toys and games for men, women and kids. Swap.com has fulfillment center in Bolingbrook, IL and offices in Chicago and Helsinki, Finland.

Dr. Juha Koponen is an entrepreneur with drive to offer people new options to live in environmentally sustainable way. His path has been from a nuclear physicist to selling pre-owned items. During that path he has been doing a variety of things from fusion reactor experiments in Germany to international telecom software development and growing consumer retail business Swap.com in the US.

RSVP by 4.17.17


Free to attend, guests are welcome.


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