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The Gender Gap in Venture Capital Funding Extends to Chicago

The well-documented gap in venture capital funding also exists in Chicago. In the last five full years, Chicago startups with at least one woman founder...

Here are Chicago Inno’s 10 Coolest Companies Winners for 2017

Thanks to everyone who came out to Chicago Inno's Chicago Fest last night! With a great crowd, great music, and Galleria Marchetti's awesome space, this year's...

Here Are All the Chicago Companies on the 2017 Inc. 5000

The annual Inc. 5000 came out today, which lists the fastest-growing private companies in America. The city of Chicago had 107 companies on this year's list,...

Bit Bash Curates Chicago’s Best (and Weirdest) Alternative Video Games

It's fitting that this summer's Bit Bash chose summer camp as its theme. Although it only lasts a day, Chicago's festival for alternative and experimental...

Bucketfeet Bets on a New On-Demand Business Model

Bucketfeet hasn’t been immune to the woes the retail industry has felt in recent years. The Chicago footwear startup has trimmed its team to just...

How Uptake Uses Data Science for Good

Chicago startup Uptake has helped large corporations like Caterpillar and Berkshire Hathaway better use predictive analytics and big data on its way to a...

Hamilton Just Released an App, and It Could Help You Score...

Looking to snag a ticket to Hamilton in Chicago? You might have luck on the musical's new smartphone app. Hamilton, the uber-popular Broadway musical from Lin-Manuel...

How the Internet of Things is Changing the Face of Leadership

This is a guest post from Alida Miranda-Wolff, the Director of Platform at Hyde Park Angels. Michael Small is a seasoned telecommunications executive and leader...

A Chicago Startup That Turns Cow Manure Into Renewable Energy Just...

A Chicago company that turns cow manure into 100% renewable natural gas for commercial trucks just raised some serious moola. AMP Americas announced Thursday that it...

This Startup’s New Backyard Game Is a Golf/Cornhole Hybrid

Beach and barbeque goers that love playing “bags” (or cornhole, depending on what part of the country you're from) can now transform their board...

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