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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...

Rahm Wants to Lure Startups to Chicago With Discounted Co-Working Spaces

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has a new plan to entice companies to start up in Chicago: cheap co-working space. Emanuel and World Business Chicago announced...

Mayor Emanuel and Chicago Tech Leaders Take Talent Retention Effort National

ThinkChicago recruited the Mayor and Chicago tech leaders to woo students at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and Stanford University. Here's where they're headed next.

Chicago Is Getting $3.4M in Grants to Support Diversity in Tech

Organizations that support women, people of color, veterans and immigrants in Chicago tech are getting a $3.4 million boost. Mayor Rahm Emanuel, the Blackstone Charitable Foundation...

A Department of Defense Cybersecurity Bootcamp is Coming to Chicago’s City...

As the need for cybersecurity grows, the Department of Defense is expanding its training to recruit more talent in the fight against cyber attacks...

Here’s What Rahm Told Bezos, Andreessen, Tullman and Other Tech Big...

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel handed over nearly 3,000 pages of private emails Thursday as a result of a settlement with the Better Government Association, a...

Former Emanuel Aide Launches a VC Firm to Fund Startups That...

With $15M, ex-Emanuel advisor David Spielfogel and former Chicago Chief Data Officer Brett Goldstein launch Ekistic Ventures.

A National Organization Steps Into Chicago’s Airbnb Fight

A national "pro-internet" lobbying organization--whose members include Airbnb, Facebook, Snapchat, Lyft, Uber, and others--is jumping into Chicago's current fight over home-share regulations. The Internet Association...

Rahm’s Top Aide Is Leaving to Launch a Tech Startup

The top aide to Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced Thursday that he's leaving politics and launching his own tech startup. David Spielfogel, Emanuel's senior advisor...

Computer Science Is Now (Officially) a Graduation Requirement for Chicago Public...

  Back in 2013, Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced a five-year plan to make computer science a core subject in Chicago Public Schools called CS4All, which...

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