WeaveThePeople, a startup incubating at 1871 Chicago, can actually tell you who’s around you at meetings, conferences and events.
Coffeeshops seem like the perfect work-away-from-work spot. Find out why they’re probably not.
Chicago-based Packback takes their textbook-rental startup to the sharks of Shark Tank.
What makes a city a “tech hub”? In years past we thought of Silicon Valley as THE tech hub, since it was the home of so many technology companies. New York and Austin have carved “tech hub” niches for themselves recently by producing more and more successful startups. But, now there’s a new standard for
1776 DC announces the first members of their Global Startup Federation allowing members from 1776 and like minded, member facilities, access to work in other cities. More here.
Is co-working actually bad for companies. Over the weekend The Economist, via BusinessInsider took a look at the backlash to coworking and so did we.
We’re still far away from teleporting technology. In the meantime a Chicago startup called Personify has found a way to make remote presentations more personal. Using depth sensing camera’s like the one found in the Microsoft Kinect, the company’s product called Personify Life, puts someone giving a presentation as close to being in the room
Question: Share your best anecdote/lesson from co-working and how it helped your business or brand grow. New Clients All Around “I work regularly at coworking spaces. I routinely land new clients through a quick chat, especially since in a coworking space, I can immediately show the person sitting next to me exactly what I’m working
In the past decade, Chicago’s technology community experienced incredible growth. Much of the community’s success was driven by the strong history of big business in Chicago and the emergence of key stakeholders in the startup ecosystem. While the Chicago startup scene is still relatively young in comparison to some other U.S. cities, the community’s key
At first glance WeDeliver, a Chicago startup, looks like a hybrid between your typical delivery service and a courier service. That’s probably because it is, with a twist. WeDeliver connects local businesses to their customers by providing same day delivery of products and goods. Sure delivery and courier services aren’t new, but crowdsourcing the service
Just yesterday our managing editor Monica Selby penned this piece about taking some downtime. It’s good for you, your mental sanity, your health, and even your business. As I read her post, it made me think of the very important lesson we all learned back in May when Bad Ass Startup Chick Denver Hutt
Chicago startup SimpleRelevance has been on the startup radar for quite some time. Back in May the company, founded by Chicago serial entrepreneur and founding team member of iContact Erik Severinhaus, raised $1 million dollars. While there are several companies out there vying for the position as your mass emailer, SimpleRelevance has found a way
Madison civic leaders and entrepreneurs are turning the Kleuter building (pictured) into Starting Block, an epicenter for Madison’s startup ecosystem.
Monica takes a look at 11 awesome coworking spaces everywhere else.