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Elon Musk Wants in on Chicago’s Downtown to O’Hare Transit Plan

Entrepreneur Elon Musk said that he plans to bid on Chicago's proposal to build a new transit system connecting downtown Chicago to O'Hare Airport. Musk tweeted...

Uptake Raises $117M in New Series D Funding

Fast-growing predictive analytics startup Uptake just landed a big round of funding to keep its foot on the gas pedal. Uptake announced Thursday that it...

Jim Beam Made a Voice-Powered Bourbon Robot

Sure, the Amazon Echo is great. Alexa can order you an Uber, play music on demand, and turn on your lights. But she can't...

A Chicago Sports Drink Startup Wants to Be a Healthier Alternative...

Gatorade, marketed as a sports drink for athletes to help them stay hydrated, isn't exactly the healthiest option when you factor in the amount...

Groupon Names a New CTO

Groupon just made another major executive hire. The Chicago e-commerce company has named Colin Bodell as its chief technology officer. Bodell, a veteran tech executive, was...

This Startup Gives Sports Teams Data to Help Athletes Prevent Injuries

This story is part of our Inno on the Road series, where we take a look at innovation hubs throughout the Midwest. Check back...

Office Envy: Inside Glassdoor’s New Chicago Space

Glassdoor officially opened its new Chicago office Tuesday in Fulton Market. The 52,000-square-foot space currently holds 200 Glassdoor employees, and the workplace review site said...

Why Blue Apron’s Struggles Don’t Scare Chicago’s Home Chef

Blue Apron, the New York-based meal kit delivery company, has suffered several major setbacks since going public in June. It’s seen its stock fall almost 70...

Meet Allie: A Bot That Helps Companies Improve Diversity and Inclusion

Microaggressions, comments or actions that make members of an underrepresented group feel uncomfortable or excluded, in the workplace range from repeatedly interrupting a coworker in...

Where Chicago Schools Rank on a List of the 100 Most...

Reuters just published a list of the 100 most innovative universities in the world, and a few local schools cracked the top 35. Northwestern placed...

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