POSTS BY: ZAC LAVAL

Zac Laval

An explorer of the ambiguous and the uncertain, Zac is driven by technology's role in shaping the future.

4 Midwest tech hubs are among nation’s top 10 most ‘distressed’ communities: report

4 Midwest tech hubs are among nation’s top 10 most ‘distressed’ communities: report

Midwest cities Cleveland, Detroit, Toledo, and Milwaukee have more in common besides the fact...


Biotech company Inanovate makes Sioux Falls its cancer-detection headquarters

Biotech company Inanovate makes Sioux Falls its cancer-detection headquarters

Inanovate, a biotech company working on early cancer detection, has decided to move its...



Techli’s parent company gets a European counterpart in 150sec

Techli’s parent company gets a European counterpart in 150sec

The Midwest matters. That is our motto here at...


Entrepreneurs are flocking to the Midwest where startups are flourishing

Entrepreneurs are flocking to the Midwest where startups are flourishing

For people with itchy feet or entrepreneurial dreams, the Midwest has a surprising amount...


How technology can teach police to de-escalate encounters with the disabled

How technology can teach police to de-escalate encounters with the disabled

After a nine-month pilot program, the police department in St. Paul, Minnesota, has signed...


Nebraska startup CompanyCam shows huskers some love with free app

Nebraska startup CompanyCam shows huskers some love with free app

In a show of gratitude and support for its local community, Lincoln-based CompanyCam has...


Chicago startup is using apprenticeships to create job opportunities in tech

Chicago startup is using apprenticeships to create job opportunities in tech

As many of us could attest, finding a job is no easy task. Even...


Cincinnati-based Wunderfund: Equity crowdfunding for local, non-accredited investors

Cincinnati-based Wunderfund: Equity crowdfunding for local, non-accredited investors

In the burgeoning Midwest tech sector, a new crowdfunding platform is looking to accelerate...


Indiana’s Purdue University partners with India’s Infosys in public-private collaborative model for innovation

Indiana’s Purdue University partners with India’s Infosys in public-private collaborative model for innovation

Today, in a joint effort to drive innovation, Purdue University and Infosys Ltd. announced...


University of North Dakota chasing un-altered reality in space

University of North Dakota chasing un-altered reality in space

In the midst of endless hype over augmented and virtual reality (of which I...