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Omar Elorfaly

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Microsoft’s TechSpark, Green Bay Packers partnership revitalizes Midwest entrepreneurship

Microsoft’s TechSpark, Green Bay Packers partnership revitalizes Midwest entrepreneurship

Two weeks ago Microsoft announced its new civic program, TechSpark, and now the program promises...


Increase in Ohio’s coding workforce, courtesy of OU

Increase in Ohio’s coding workforce, courtesy of OU

With a rising interest in Ohio’s tech market, the demand for workers focused on software...



Illinois’ blockchain efforts gain traction

Illinois’ blockchain efforts gain traction

Building on the state’s earlier blockchain-based innovations towards creating an entrepreneurship-friendly ecosystem and encouraging...


Startups getting involved in Marijuana initiative in Michigan

Startups getting involved in Marijuana initiative in Michigan

Several startups and entrepreneurs have their sites on Michigan, as the battle to legalize...


St. Louis startup scene goes from dire straits to controlling its own fate

St. Louis startup scene goes from dire straits to controlling its own fate

St. Louis is shaping itself up for a brighter future for startups after recovering...


University of Illinois soil diagnostics startup develops robot that cuts costs by 99%

University of Illinois soil diagnostics startup develops robot that cuts costs by 99%

Emerging from University of Illinois’s EnterpriseWorks, a startup focusing on agriculture managed to drop...


$100M would be price to bring back Midwest Airlines and chocolate chip cookies

$100M would be price to bring back Midwest Airlines and chocolate chip cookies

Two investors, including a former employee of the company, are trying to bring back...


Payment processing shouldn’t be a road block for SMBs

Payment processing shouldn’t be a road block for SMBs

We live in a time in which making a payment gets more technologically advanced...


North Dakota’s University of Jamestown joins movement to bolster Midwest innovation

North Dakota’s University of Jamestown joins movement to bolster Midwest innovation

The Midwest is making a big push towards innovating the startup community. A private...


Chicago-based ethnic food startup aims to be like the ‘United Nations of food’

Chicago-based ethnic food startup aims to be like the ‘United Nations of food’

Over 4 million Caribbean and about 1.4 million African immigrants together form a niche, ethnic...