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A Chicago Entrepreneur's Plan to Help 50,000 Homeless by 2017

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To make a backpack that would actually improve the lives of Chicago's homeless, Ron Kaplan turned to focus groups and creative design.

Design Lessons from a Pizza Craving

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It’s just about lunchtime around Chicago, which means our minds are, inevitably, turning to food. But because we tend to think a lot about design at crowdSPRING (duh), I found my mind wandering to random design questions related to pizza. Design questions start at the product level: what shape the shape of the pizza be?

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How to Make a Dent in “The Women Problem” in Chicago – buff.ly/1FKFUQy. problems with motion design education bit.ly/1GFKNZI.

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Can Appliances Be Designed To Make You Happy? 1940’s Manufacturing Plant Turned into New Offices – Design Milk crowdspring.co/1K5ZB77.

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We are so proud to be a part of the entrepreneurial and technology community in Chicago where we are based. Here we go! Time Enjoy! 1zbCFi3.

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From Chicago’s 1871: Howard Tullman’s heavily caffeinated life crowdspring.co/1EAvVe5. Logo Design: Locks crowdspring.co/1CRS1vb.

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Chicago Start-ups Swap Equity for Services

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Some Chicago-based companies are bartering equity for legal, design, and marketing services.

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How to design a recurring revenue model that will attract capital

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George Deeb is the Managing Partner at Chicago-based Red Rocket Ventures, a startup consulting and financial advisory firm based in Chicago.