Today is the final day startups can apply for the opportunity to make one-on-one pitches to local and national retailers at the Oct. 11 OnRamp Retail Conference Series at Soldier Field in Chicago.

OnRamp Conference Series are networking and pitch events Milwaukee-based startup accelerator gener8tor LLC has been organizing since 2013 to connect entrepreneurs at various stages of growth with late-stage investors and high-level corporate leaders.

At the events, selected startups are matched based on mutual interest with participating investors or corporate leaders and given the chance to make pitches to secure investments, do business and forge partnerships. Read the full story here.