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Illinois Technology Partnership News

The Illinois Technology Partnership is a non-profit run by the tireless Lindsay Mosher who is an advocate for the Illinois Tech scene in Illinois and regularly briefs Illinois’ legislators on issues that matter to the...  [Read More]

Grant For Good Changing The Way Small Businesses Give

CHICAGO — For years, Firebelly Design has been donating a year of their services to one lucky non-profit via the Firebelly Design & Marketing Grant. This model has done wonders for grantees and Firebelly alike....  [Read More]

Rocked the Recession! Dec. 9 & 10, Sync Center & Loyola Universit...

Dec 9th and 10th: Rocked the Recession comes to Chicago! Flyover Geeks has teamed up with Social Tech Pop to bring Chicago a business conference focusing on businesses that not only survived the recession but...  [Read More]

Governor Quinn announces $3.5M To Groupon To Create 250 New Jobs

Oct. 19, 2010: Today Illinois Governor Pat Quinn announced a $3.5 million business investment package to create 250 new jobs at Chicago-based Groupon, Inc. “Groupon helps consumers throughout the world save money, while dramatically boosting...  [Read More]

Father and Son Send iPhone Into Space and Record Incredible Video

Father son team Luke Geissbuhler and his son Max from Brooklyn, New York, wanted to do a fun project together involving outer space and ended up capturing incredible video of the stratosphere at 100,000 feet....  [Read More]

Chicago’s Mediafly Answers Content Compatibility Questions…All ...

Carson Conant is the CEO and co-founder of Mediafly, a technology startup in Chicago that is at once a technology solutions company as well as a network of some big name media properties online. “Mediafly...  [Read More]

Point Bearing: Identity Authentication Through Biometric Hi-Tech

Entrepreneur York Freund is the CEO of Point Bearing, a new company using Biometrics to ensure that people are entitled to see only what they are supposed to and increase data security for companies in...  [Read More]

Don’t Take A Shower, Today Is Blog Action Day 2010!

Ok, so maybe neglecting to shower isn’t the best way to make an impact.  However, I do think it makes the point that we live in a country where we can decide when we can...  [Read More]

Foodie Registry: How Ben Reid Was Able To Rethink $20 Billion Wedding Gift ...

When Ben Reid and his wife got married, they knew they didn't need another blender or toaster. And they knew they loved to go out to eat. So Ben and his wife thought, why not just register for a food registry? There had to be one somewhere. Turns out there wasn't, so they created FoodieRegistry.com. Watch my interview with Ben to learn how he was able to rethink the $20 billion wedding gift industry thanks to modern technology and a passion for food!  [Read More]

Natalie MacNeil of ‘She Takes On The World’ Features the Best o...

Entrepreneur Natalie MacNeil and her website, She Takes On the World, has been named one of the 10 Best Sites for Women by Forbes.com and a Top 100 Websites for Women by Forbes Woman. And...  [Read More]