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Downers Grove-Based CompTIA Acquires an IT Development Organization

According to a recent CareerBuilder survey, seven in ten key IT job postings go unfilled annually. So, to help fill the pipeline of national...

Jerry Jones-Backed Blue Star Sports Acquires UChicago-Born CaptainU

A University of Chicago-born sports recruiting startup just got acquired by Blue Star Sports, a sports software company backed by Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry...

Chicago-Based Vibes Acquires Mobile Marketing Company Red Fish Media

In June, Vibes, a Chicago-based mobile marketing agency, received a $45 million investment from Syniverse, a Tampa Bay-based provider of technology and business services for the...

Tribune Media Sells Its Digital Business to Nielsen for $560M

Tribune Media sells Gracenote, its digital unit that powers Apple and Spotify's music recommendation engines

A Television Star and Entrepreneur Buys a Chicago Coffee Chain

Entrepreneur Marcus Lemonis, known for helping turn around businesses on the CNBC reality show “The Profit,” has bought a majority stake in Chicago coffee chain Bow Truss...

Chicago Bitcoin Startup Glidera Acquired by San Francisco Digital Currency Exchange

The startup was a member of the Chicago Techstars 2015 class

Scotts Miracle-Gro Acquires Urbana-Based IoT Gardening Startup PlantLink

An Illinois IoT startup was just acquired by Scotts Miracle-Gro to make your garden smarter. On Monday, Scotts Miracle-Gro, the Marysville, Ohio-based marketer of branded consumer...

Allstate Will Pay $1.4B for the Chance to Insure Your iPhone

Allstate acquires consumer protection plan provider SquareTrade

Chicago-Based Sports Data Company STATS Sells Part of its Business

A fantasy-sports startup led by serial entrepreneur Rob Phythian announced two acquisitions Monday, including an asset owned by Chicago-based Stats. Minneapolis-based SportsHub Technologies didn't disclose terms of its...

ContextMedia Acquires AccentHealth, Plans to be in 70% of All Doctor’s...

ContextMedia, a Chicago tech company that puts tablets in doctor's office waiting rooms and exam rooms to help patients better understand their healthcare, just...

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