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Startup Voodoo ‘Most Promising’ Nominations End THIS FRIDAY

  Monday, May 5th, 2015- Startup Voodoo’s ‘Most Promising’ contest is still accepting applications for its 2nd annual startup competition. Part of the Startup Voodoo conference, the ‘Most Promising’ contest is meant to shine a light...

ThinkCERCA: How to Get Ed-Tech Startup Traction

Here’s a challenge: How do you create a startup to teach critical thinking skills to kids?  Now, an even deeper challenge:  How do you convince investors to back you ?  ThinkCERCA is an online platform...  [Read More]

Co-Working Space Industrious Races Towards April Launch

  Emma Dively is a busy woman.  As the Community Manager for the soon to be open Industrious, her plate is full. “Our opening is in April, we have twenty five offices available and nearly...  [Read More]

Knight News Challenge on Libraries awards $3 million for innovative ideas

The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation named 22 projects as winners of the Knight News Challenge on Libraries, awarding the recipients a share of $3 million for their ideas.   (*Note full project...  [Read More]

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...  [Read More]

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]