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Have a Great Startup Idea, But Need A Developer? Meet Matchist

Matchist cofounders Stella Fayman and Tim Jahn meet a lot of entrepreneurs through their successful speaker series Entrepreneurs Unpluggd in Chicago. “Time and time again,” said Fayman, “we always heard questions from people about developers....  [Read More]

CheekyChicago Celebrates the Windy City’s Hardest Working Women

CheekyChicago, the Windy City’s hot guide for women, is set to kick off its biggest event of the year this week with a celebration of the city’s Cheekiest Chicks.  [Read More]

Telepath Tactics Kickstarter Doesn’t Kick It, But Sinister Design Stays i...

Despite putting up a valiant fight that led the Chicago game developer to reach 840 backers who helped raise more than $18,000, the Kickstarter for Sinister Design’s latest strategy RPG title fell just $7,000 short of its original goal.  [Read More]

Tonight: Successful Chicago E-Pub Author Hosting Chat Tonight

Previously featured on Techli’s CEO Sundays, self published author Karly Kirkpatrick is taking her blog series, Adventures in E-Publishing, to the interwebs for a free live event on Thursday, January 3rd from 7-8 PM EST....  [Read More]

GoSoapBox Stepping Into Conference Market With Refined Platform

Chicago startup GoSoapBox is stepping into the conference market this year, with a new platform called Conferences I/O helping attendees get their burning questions answered at events both big and small.  [Read More]

Chicago-based iGearUnlimited Polls Customers To Make The Perfect iPad Mini ...

iGearUnlimited recently polled customers to discover the attributes that all add up to create the perfect iPad mini case.   [Read More]

Illinois Employers Banned From Demanding Access To Employee Social Network ...

A new law goes into effect in 2013 in Illinois that bans employers from demanding credentials and access to their employee's social networking accounts.  [Read More]

Payment Over Mobile Solutions Looking to Ease Woes of the Banking Underserv...

Chicago startup Payment Over Mobile Solutions (POMS) is gearing up for a big year, with plans to introduce its new convenient platform that gives the banking underserved a way to send payments.  [Read More]

Control A Cockroach’s Brain With A Tweet Thanks To Chicago Artist

Chicago artist Brittany Ransom has hacked the control circuit on a bionic cockroach to crowdsource the insect's movement via Twitter.  [Read More]

The Whimseybox Team Resolves To Make Project Dreams A Reality In 2013

Whimseybox, a Houston, Texas based startup that delivers monthly DIY projects and craft subscriptions to your door, shared their new year's resolutions this week. Because the team is a naturally crafty bunch, most of the team's resolutions center around starting and finshing DIY projects.   [Read More]

Chicago-based MiGym Connects Gyms And Their Members With Mobile Apps

Chicago-based MiGym is helping gyms across America become a part of their members' lives 24/7. The company offers white label app solutions to gyms on both iOS and Android platforms. MiGym helps gyms publish class schedules, offer class booking and workout tracking to members.   [Read More]

Mobile Dating App For Gay Men Stagg Launches In Chicago

Where Grindr, a geolocation mobile app for gay males that pivoted into left off, Stagg is picking up. The new dating app has been in stealth for a year, and it launched this month to help gay men in cities across America find, rate, and date each other.  [Read More]