CATEGORY: CHICAGO

This Chicago startup is puffing up efforts to normalize marijuana

This Chicago startup is puffing up efforts to normalize marijuana

Following California’s legalization of recreational marijuana, 2018’s buzz around bud continues. At least 12...


The Small Business Expo’s 15 locations for 2018

The Small Business Expo’s 15 locations for 2018

The Small Business Expo shows are business-to-business (B2B) events that include a trade show,...



Research from Chicago questions the impact of video games on empathy

Research from Chicago questions the impact of video games on empathy

In 1975, Death Race, a video game based on the movie Death Race 2000...


Tackling Chicago’s rising hate crime: research exposing hypocrisy reduces blame towards minorities

Tackling Chicago’s rising hate crime: research exposing hypocrisy reduces blame towards minorities

Chicago has so much to be proud of. Deep Dish pizza, a strong resistance...


Tenacious Midwest millennials’ startup blends for-profit with charitable purpose

Tenacious Midwest millennials’ startup blends for-profit with charitable purpose

Millennials make up 32% of the adult US population, and their penchant for snapping photos...


Chicago VC envisions a plant-based burger future

Chicago VC envisions a plant-based burger future

Chicago-based VC Cleveland Avenue, a venture firm founded by former McDonald’s CEO Don Thompson,...


Chicago’s Promising Future With DoBi Bike-Sharing Schemes

Chicago’s Promising Future With DoBi Bike-Sharing Schemes

Chicago might not have ideal weather for cycling year round, however, a new wave...


How modern technology is helping small business in the Midwest and beyond

How modern technology is helping small business in the Midwest and beyond

Modern technology can be an amazing tool, making our lives easier in numerous areas,...


The Midwest Leads The Way In Social Entrepreneurship

The Midwest Leads The Way In Social Entrepreneurship

For many coast dwellers, the Midwest might appear to be a cluster of corn...


Ignite: The Chicago Startup That Believes Volunteering Is The Answer To Employee Burnout

Ignite: The Chicago Startup That Believes Volunteering Is The Answer To Employee Burnout

Employee burnout is something we can all relate to at some point throughout our...