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CEO Sundays: 7 Business Lessons I learned from the Music Industry

This article comes to us by Todd Dahn, co-founder Platformz As co-founder of the music search engine, Platformz, I am not your typical start-up guy. I consider myself a hip-hop producer first, who happened to...

Digital Partners Incorporated Partners with Dystonia Medical Research Found...

A new campaign to benefit the Dystonia Medical Research Foundation has been launched by St. Louis-based Digital Partners Incorporated, a leading national Apple value added reseller, to raise research funds to cure Dystonia and to...  [Read More]

ChopBox: Putting the Family Back in Dinner

I can imagine that many of our readers are constantly struggling to keep a balance between work life and family life. Leaving the paperwork at the office and picking up a spatula when you get...  [Read More]

ITP & TechAmerica Announce Support For Illinois Technology and Innovat...

  TechAmerica powered by CompTIA and the Illinois Technology Partnership (ITP) today announced their support of the new Illinois technology and innovation caucus, co-chaired by Illinois State Senator Michael Hastings (D – Matteson) and Representative...  [Read More]

LearnCore On Winning Startup Voodoo

The following article comes to us from Ethan Linkner, cofounder of LearnCore, who won ‘Most Promising’ at Startup Voodoo As a bootstrapped business, we tend to pass on conferences. They take key players off the...  [Read More]

BREAKING: FoodEssentials Raises $1.5M ; Opens Chicago Office

October 15, 2014- Today the SEC database published St. Louis startup (and Arch Grant recipient) FoodEssentials is raising a Series A investment round and just closed a little over $1.5 million from the Mercury Fund out of...  [Read More]

Chicago’s G2 Crowd Creates ‘Yelp’ For SaaS

While there are still some professionals out there using Excel (shudder) as a poor man’s CRM, most of the modern movers and shakers are using some sort of software as a service (SaaS) to manage...  [Read More]

LearnCore Named Most Promising Midwest Startup At Startup Voodoo

What makes a startup the most promising in the Midwest?  According to an esteemed panel of judges, it’s a startup like LearnCore from Chicago.  They took home the first ever Most Promising Midwest Startup award...  [Read More]

Need A Little Breathing Room? Breather Has $6M Reasons Why You Do

Breathe in. Breathe out. There.  Don’t you feel better?  Sometimes you just need a minute (or two) to get everything together.  But, where do you go if you’re in a noisy city like New York? ...  [Read More]

Should You Put Your Faith in Staffing Agencies?

Hiring the right people is obviously extremely important when it comes to the success of your company. You’ve spent untold time and energy to develop your product or service, yet often this time and energy...  [Read More]

Chicago Startup Review Trackers Announces $2 Million Investment Round

By now, you know how important it is to monitor social media for your business.  You’re likely using tools to help you manage it, like Hootsuite or TweetDeck.  (And if you’re not, you really should.) ...  [Read More]

Infographic [Interactive]: Why CoWorking?

In a little over a decade, co-working spaces have become the preferred place for entrepreneurs to get their startups going. Instead of being alone in their home/apartment/garage/friend’s garage, they are surrounded by like minded people...  [Read More]

College Students Turn Need To Save Money Into Startup

In addition to the pressure of exams, extracurricular activities, and selecting a “valuable” major to ensure career prospects, college students today face enormous stress without considering money.  With tuition costs soaring and an uncertain job...  [Read More]