Chicago is growing as a tech startup capital. At DePaul University, the Coleman Center for Entrepreneurship is creating their own tech incubator for students.
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Melinda Gates Names Chicago First Gender-Inclusive Tech Hub
Melinda Gates has a vision of how gender-inclusive tech hubs would function, and her new initiative is attempting to create three of them. The first stop is Chicago. Gates announced today that Pivotal ...
Electric scooter startup Bird flies high with new funding, acquisition
This article originally ran in Term Sheet, Fortune’s newsletter about deals and dealmakers. Sign up here. Electric scooter company Bird has added even more capital to its war chest and acquired a ...
LaGrange Business Association hosts ’60 minutes’ of sharing ideas, success stories
Today he learned his fate in Chicago federal court. » “Be willing to take risks ... Dan Romanelli, chief strategy officer for USAM Group, Inc., a firm that helps tech vendors in new startups, stressed ...
Tech firm with real estate ties raises $8.5 million
Blueprint Holding Co Inc., the parent company of Blueprint Title Company, closed on a $8.5 million round of funding in January.
Announcing Gender Equality in Tech Cities
helping companies and startups shape inclusive workplaces, and connecting female founders to local sources of capital. GET Cities will kick off in January 2020 in Chicago – the Midwest destination for ...
Highway to Helm: RET Ventures CEO on His Road from Founder to VC
That startup was his first foray into tech entrepreneurship and the turning point in a long and colorful career ... They all craned their necks, expecting to see someone like Sam Zell, Chicago’s ...
Analysis: GDPR Data Regulation Hurts EU Economic Growth
Melinda Gates’ nonprofit launches $50M initiative to increase representation of women in tech hubs
Break Through Tech will start by targeting the University of Illinois at Chicago. SecondMuse, an organization that helps build innovation ecosystems, will work with GET Cities to align startups, ...
Melinda Gates' VC firm invests $50 million to boost diversity in tech across the US
A partnership with Cornell Tech's Break Through Tech and the University of Illinois at Chicago will aim to increase the number of women graduating with computing degrees. Likewise, global innovation ...
Melinda Gates’s Pivotal Ventures has a plan to help women gain more power in tech
That’s why cities such as Chicago—the first location for the initiative—have been selected for the five-year experiment. Chicago already has a robust ecosystem of tech startups, higher education, ...
Chicago’s ActiveCampaign raises $100M for an all-in-one marketing and sales automation platform
The Chicago-based company is today announcing that it has closed a Series B of ... Yet it’s something of a theme in the world of “startups” — meaning tech companies that are still privately owned and ...
17 Years After Its Founding, ActiveCampaign Raises $100 Million Series B Round
In the post-WeWork world, ActiveCampaign sets an example opposite of the SoftBank approach—waiting more than a decade before raising funds.