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CEO Sundays: How To Make An Old Business New Again

Written by Kevin Leland, Co-founder of Pawngo Here at Lightbankwe’re enamored with any business that uses technology to completely upend some old school industry. We did it with freight — Echo Logistics; we did it...  [Read More]

CEO Sundays: Lights, Camera, Success: Video Marketing

Written by Steven Brooks, CEO of 89 million people in the United States are going to watch over 1.2 Billion videos TODAY.  Around the world, businesses large and small have realized that web video...  [Read More]

CEO Sundays: Loyalty in the “Groupon Age”

Written by Brian Doxey, CEO of Frequent Browser Like millions of other people, I love daily deals! I love new restaurants, fun activities, and the sometimes selfish splurges. And more than anything else, I love...  [Read More]

CEO Sundays: The Courtship Of Choosing A Business Partner

Written by contributor and entrepreneur Brian Koles Six years, three startups, and five sets of business partners–being a ‘serial entrepreneur’ has taught me that choosing somebody to share your company is just like finding...  [Read More]

Flyover Geeks: New Name? Full Team? B O O M!

Since I launched Flyover Geeks in August of last year, (for a trip down memory lane, see here and here) coverage of the tech scene in Chicago and beyond has moved forward in fits and...  [Read More]

Flyover Geeks 2.0

Hi there. Yes, I’m talking to you. You, the one who has supported Flyover Geeks by reading our articles, attending our events, helping spread the word and being passionate about the startup space and entrepreneurs....  [Read More]

Chicago’s National Retrofitting Group Sees Light in Commercial Energ...

This post written by Brian Koles After slogging away as a well-paid but under-inspired banker for several years out of college, Chicago native Scott Bernstein decided it was time to scratch his entrepreneurial itch and...  [Read More]

CEO Sundays: “Frank” Talk About Cloud Architecture

Written by Bill Loumpouridis, CEO of EDL Consulting The great contemporary architect Frank Gehry has built a reputation by challenging our core beliefs around what buildings should look like as well as the very role...  [Read More]

Chicago Based GreenTechBuyer Growing Fast

Brian Koles is the founder of Chicago based, a one stop shop solution for home owners, property managers, land owners and anyone that wants to learn more about going green and making their properties...  [Read More]

CEO Sundays: A Newcomer’s Thoughts On The Chicago Startup Scene

Written by Nick Cronin About five months ago I decided to quit my job and focus full-time on my startup ExpertBids I was living in Milwaukee, Wisconsin at the time, and although I loved the...  [Read More]

CEO Sundays: Jeb Ory On Balancing An MBA, Job And A Startup

written by Jeb Ory, CEO of The App House I’m one of the lucky ones who has had the opportunity to pursue my MBA while building professional skills through concurrent, continuous employment (first with DCI...  [Read More]

CEO Sundays: Starting A Business When You Have Kids

Written by Jaime Brugueras, CEO of Mineful Starting a business and having children will change your life in different but great ways. You want to work hard on your new idea without sacrificing the time...  [Read More]