Chicago

Chicago

Center of the third largest metropolitan area in the United States; county seat of Cook County, Illinois, United States

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Tina Reed
September 17, 2020
FierceHealthcare
Walmart Health expects to open two more of its in-store health care clinics in the Chicago area this fall and seven more locations in Georgia by the end of the fiscal year, the retail giant said in a blog posted to its website on Thursday.
Eric Eldon
August 29, 2020
TechCrunch
Pandemic numbers are looking better, it's still a couple months before US elections, and a growing line of tech companies have already ventured out into public markets successfully this summer.
Wendy Bowman
August 27, 2020
HowStuffWorks
The designer of New York's Central Park believed that public parks were 'democratic spaces' belonging to all citizens, and aren't we glad he did?
Jim Dallke
August 17, 2020
AmericanInno
Chicago ad-tech startup Signal announced it's been scooped up by credit reporting agency TransUnion.
Jim Dallke
August 17, 2020
AmericanInno
Chicago tech company Keeper Security just hauled in $60 million in its first outside fundraise since the company was founded nine years ago.
Jim Dallke
August 12, 2020
AmericanInno
A new venture capital firm from former LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner is among several investors in a Chicago app that aims to help you learn the violin.
Katherine Davis
August 12, 2020
AmericanInno
High Definition Vehicle Insurance makes a tech-based insurance service for trucking fleets that advertises itself as cheaper than traditional insurance.
Katherine Davis
August 10, 2020
AmericanInno
The Discovery Partners Institute, a network of research and innovation hubs in the South Loop, is launching a virtual boot camp program for entrepreneurs to bring their tech ideas to life. The program will include 11 teams compiled of students and faculty from Chicago research universities, as well as community entrepreneurs. The seven-week program aims to help participants expand their network and move their technology from a lab setting to commercialization. The initiative is an expansion of the National Science Foundation's Innovation Corps (I-Corps) program, which was founded in 2011 and aims to reduce the time and risk associated with getting innovative ideas from the lab to the market. By participating in the local I-Corps program, faculty and students are able to improve their chances of receiving Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer grants. According to the DPI, the grants could be worth as much as $1.75 million. The teams include faculty,
Katherine Davis
August 7, 2020
AmericanInno
Electric scooter company Veo is branching out into retail, selling an upgraded version of its e-scooter directly to consumers.
Jim Dallke
August 5, 2020
AmericanInno
Livongo Health, a health care tech company founded by Chicago entrepreneur Glen Tullman that has a large downtown office, is being acquired by a New York telemedicine company in a major deal for the health-tech industry.
Jim Dallke
August 4, 2020
AmericanInno
Cashdrop, founded in August of last year by Ruben Flores-Martinez, has created a digital commerce platform that solves a range of different pain points that small businesses have seen during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Kirsten Korosec
August 2, 2020
TechCrunch
The Station is a weekly newsletter dedicated to all things transportation. Sign up here -- just click The Station -- to receive it every Saturday in your inbox. Hello and welcome back to The Station, a newsletter dedicated to all the present and future ways people and packages move from Point A to Point B. Before [...]
Shanna B Tiayon for Narratively
July 31, 2020
the Guardian
Photograph: Courtesy Jacqueline Smith/Narratively
Jim Dallke
July 30, 2020
AmericanInno
Google is rolling out several new initiatives to support Black-owned businesses, including a new startup accelerator for Black founders. And it features a Chicago upstart among its inaugural cohort.
Katherine Davis
July 30, 2020
AmericanInno
The pilot launches Aug. 12 and will run through December.
AP
July 29, 2020
@bsindia
Donald Trump is painting dystopian portrait of what Joe Bidens America might look like, asserting crime and chaos would ravage communities should former vice president win White House in November
Katherine Davis
July 28, 2020
AmericanInno
For the first time ever, Chicagoans will have access to electric bikes in the Divvy bikeshare program.
IANS
July 25, 2020
@bsindia
Although temporary, they are the latest monuments to be removed amid an ongoing backlash against perceived symbols of racial bias and imperialism in the US
James Pero
July 24, 2020
Mail Online
The proposed network would utilize entangled particles to transmit data almost instantly and has already been prototyped by a team at Argonne National Laboratory near Chicago.
Katherine Davis
July 22, 2020
AmericanInno
Avail, a Chicago startup that makes software for landlords, just landed more funding as it looks to bring new features to its platform.
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