The October gathering in Chicago includes the chief technology officers from Harley-Davidson and Kohl’s. It’s part of the OnRamp series of industry conferences from the accelerator, which is based in Madison and Milwaukee.

The first took place in April, bringing together insurance companies, startups and venture capitalists.

“We wanted to do the same format but around retail,” said gener8tor co-founder Troy Vosseller.

Other companies participating include Walgreens, Macy’s and BP.

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