CATEGORY: ILLINOIS

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...


Michigan based SkySpecs backed by fellow Midwestern investors

Michigan based SkySpecs backed by fellow Midwestern investors

SkySpecs, the Ann Arbor based startup which monitors and inspects wind turbines for wind...



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...


Illinois-based Tidal Commerce launches HIPAA Help Center

Illinois-based Tidal Commerce launches HIPAA Help Center

The popular credit card processing and merchant service provider, Tidal Commerce, headquartered inOak Brook, Illinois, launched...


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,...


How To Train Your Brain To Spot Fake News

How To Train Your Brain To Spot Fake News

Did you know the average person unknowingly eats eight spiders in their sleep every...


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,...