Intrapreneurship Chicago 2016

Gregg Fraley, Author of Jack's Notebook

So, you may be surprised when I bend over backwards to promote Intrapreneurship Chicago 2016. Chicago area innovators and intrapreneurs, take note. If you’re in the Chicago area you wouldn’t even need a hotel room.

Take Action Chicago: Chicago Fair Trade

The Startup Magazine

Click here to sign-up for future Take Action Chicago updates! Meet our friends at Chicago Fair Trade. Chicago Fair Trade believes that consumers in the Chicagoland area play a huge role in the global economy. Chicago Fair Trade | Pop-Up Shop. Take Action Chicago

The Rapidly Growing Chicago and LA Startup Communities

Feld Thoughts

Matt and I were on the FeedBurner board together and he’s got a powerful connection between LA and Chicago – another city with an incredibly thriving startup community. Troy reminded me about the Chicago Venture Summit , which is coming up on 10/14 and 10/15.

The Upcoming Weekend With My Dad In Chicago

Feld Thoughts

This year we are going to Chicago – I’m heading out in about an hour. I think Chicago will be perfect for us. The post The Upcoming Weekend With My Dad In Chicago appeared first on Feld Thoughts. Personal Chicago cubs father jeff hyman son stan feld troy henikoff

Chicago Housing Bubble


Love this stuff, always a great economic indicator - "Sales activity in the Chicago area reached a new record high, hitting 52,239 units for the first half of the year, the most since 2006 and 9% higher than during the first half of 2014, according to data from RE/MAX. “We’re Chicago

12 Terrific Coworking Spaces in Chicago

crowdSPRING Blog

If the number of coworking spaces in a city is is any indication of its entrepreneurial health, Chicago is firing on all cylinders. Resources Start ups chicago community coworking creative entrepreneur inspiration leadership startups

Harvard: Why Do Danish Mothers Earn Less? University of Chicago: It's the Productivity, Stupid.

Inc Startups

A University of Chicago Study of workers in Denmark sheds some light on pay disparities. HR/Benefits

CHICAGO WEEK EASY THURSDAY: Wishing You Were Here by Chicago - I.

Mark Birch

CHICAGO WEEK EASY THURSDAY: Wishing You Were Here by Chicago - I really could not go a week of music from Chicago without playing something from the namesake band. I do not know a lot about Chicago, but I do know the song Wishing You Were Here pretty well. It was actually the inspiration to do a week of bands from Chicago when I heard it recently on the radio. Chicago Wishing You Were Here jazz fusion adult contemporary Chicago VII

Italian-American Restaurant Serving Uniquely Made Food in Chicago


Franco Francese the owner of Mattone Restaurant and Bar , an Italian-American restaurant, located in the Chicago suburbs knows that too well. Besides a great taste, quality of food served matters a lot. The restaurant was once owned by his father where Franco has been in the business his entire life. We had a chance to interview Franco Francese and asked about his story, how he started his business and the future of Mattone Restaurant and Bar. Tell us your story.

Why Chicago Will Be the Next Silicon Valley Tech Hub

Inc Startups

A look at why the Valley is losing its mojo and how Chicago might take it over as the center for innovation. Innovate

Chicago Cubs Owner Compares Selling Bottles With Business of Baseball

Inc Startups

Chicago Cubs minority owner Andrew Berlin provides tips surrounding the success of his packaging business

Here's How Chicago Can Keep Its Top Tech Talent From Leaving for Other Cities

Inc Startups

Chicago is one of the few cities with a decreasing population. Here's why picking a fight with cities like New York, LA and San Francisco might help. Innovate

How An Inspirational Insurance Company Is Empowering Underserved Populations in Chicago

Inc Startups

How An Inspirational Insurance Company Is Empowering Underserved Populations in Chicago. Work-Life Balance

This CEO Believes The Artificial Intelligence Revolution Will be Led From Chicago. He Could Be Right

Inc Startups

Stuart Frankel, CEO of Narrative science on building his company in Chicago and his view on the future of the commercialized Artificial Intelligence.

CHICAGO WEEK 80’S TUESDAY: Cables by Big Black - There.

Mark Birch

CHICAGO WEEK 80’S TUESDAY: Cables by Big Black - There might have been a pop scene in Chicago in the 80’s, but the scene that was really flourishing was hardcore followed soon after by alternative. And in those early years as hardcore was taking hold in hotbeds like LA and DC and NYC, one Chicago band started to gain a following everywhere else but Chicago. Big Black Cables The Hammer Party noise rock alternative 80''s Tuesday Chicago Steve Albini

CHICAGO WEEK PUNK WEDNESDAY: Rat Patrol by Naked Raygun -.

Mark Birch

CHICAGO WEEK PUNK WEDNESDAY: Rat Patrol by Naked Raygun - Sometimes I just sit back as my mind is blown apart with a torrent of sound. That is what it has been like to dig into 80’s Chicago hardcore band Naked Raygun. Naked Raygun Rat Patrol Throb Throb hardcore punk Chicago I knew nothing of their music prior to this week, and now I cannot stop playing them.

Chicago drops out of World Cup bid, criticizes FIFA

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago, the home of the U.S. Soccer Federation, dropped out of the North American bid for the 2026 World Cup as 23 cities were chosen to be included in documents being submitted to FIFA on Friday

AP-BKC--Chicago St.-W. Carolina Box

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News


Chicago woman found in hotel freezer died of hypothermia

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

CHICAGO — An autopsy has determined that a 19-year-old woman whose body was found inside a suburban Chicago hotel freezer died of hypothermia from exposure to cold conditions

Financial firm heads accused in Chicago of insider trading

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

CHICAGO (AP) — Federal prosecutors in Chicago have charged a former financial analyst and former investment banker with securities fraud for alleged insider trading

Chicago mayor says he plans to poach North Carolina businesses

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

CHICAGOChicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel says he will try to poach businesses and conventions from North Carolina because of a law eliminating anti-discrimination protections for lesbians, gays and bisexu

AP-BKC--Loyola of Chicago-UNC Asheville Box

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News


Forget The Chicago Cubs. It's The Cleveland Indians Who Have The Big Lesson For You

Inc Startups

The Chicago Cubs management can go on speaking tours for the rest of their lives now. But it's the Indians who can really teach you something

CHICAGO BLUES REVIEW: I Can’t Quit the Blues by Buddy Guy.

Mark Birch

CHICAGO BLUES REVIEW: I Can’t Quit the Blues by Buddy Guy - When Chicago and music come to mind, it is the blues they often mention. If there is one thing NYC could be jealous of Chicago for, it is definitely blues music and legends like Buddy Guy. Buddy Guy I Can''t Quit The Blues A Man and the Blues blues Chicago That big, brash, loud electric style with its horns and guitars and smoky clubs and big personalities put a huge stamp on the world of blues.

Table Host – Chicago’s New Premium Dining Concierge Service


Scoring a premium table in a vaunted restaurant in Chicago’s dining scene – one of the most vibrant in the United States – can be a daunting task. Ideaspotting Chicago concierge service dining reservation Table Host

Carolina beats Chicago 3-2 to continue surge on home ice

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — Jay McClement scored the key goal 2:54 into the third period and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Chicago Blackhawks 3-2 on Friday night RALEIGH, N.C. (AP)

NYC and Chicago Information + Q&A Sessions

Bryce Dot VC

So, I’ve lined up dates in NYC and Chicago. Chicago will be a brown bag lunch session next Friday @ Basecamp HQ. I’m heading back east next week and thought it might make sense to host a couple informal sessions where I could give a bit more of the backstory on and where those who’re interested in participating could ask questions. NYC will be next Wed evening @ Kickstarter HQ. RSVP here. RSVP here. These will be very informal and free form sessions.

Loyola-Chicago crushes UNC Willmington 102-78 behind Jackson

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — Aundre Jackson scored a career-high 25 points on 10-of-13 shooting and Marques Townes added 23 points and Loyola-Chicago stayed unbeaten with a 102-78 win over UNC Wilmington on Friday in a Savannah Invitational contest SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP)

Top 10 Fastest-Growing Private Companies In Chicago

Inc Startups

Together, these 10 firms brought in nearly $200 million in 2015 sales

McDonald's HQ Moves to Oprah's Old Offices in Chicago

Inc Startups

The fast-food chain moves back to downtown Chicago after more than 40 yearsand leases the space where the "Oprah Winfrey Show" was filmed

Chicago Bears sign QB and top pick Mitchell Trubisky

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — The Chicago Bears have signed quarterback Mitchell Trubisky, their first-round draft pick and the No. LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) 2 overall selection in April

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

Inc Startups

To make a backpack that would actually improve the lives of Chicago's homeless, Ron Kaplan turned to focus groups and creative design. The result: a product that's a hit with its target market

Hurricanes acquire G Darling from Chicago for draft pick

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes have acquired goalie Scott Darling from the Chicago Blackhawks in exchange for a draft pick RALEIGH, N.C. (AP)

How Chicago Can Steal Tech Talent

Inc Startups

Instead of battling each other for the code kids our industry covets, Chicago firms need to team up a little more to lure the natives back from the coasts

How Chicago Is Transforming Itself Into an Entrepreneur's Paradise

Inc Startups

Live Iconic panel in Chicago that the city has transformed into a hotbed of entrepreneurship. Three of the Windy City's most prominent businessmen -- Jeff Malehorn, J.B. Pritzker, and Howard Tullman -- said during the Inc.

5 Antiquated Industries Being Disrupted by Chicago Tech

Inc Startups

These five Chicago tech companies are shaking up and disturbing the success of some industries

CHICAGO WEEK COVER FRIDAY: Girl, You’ll Be a Woman Soon by.

Mark Birch

CHICAGO WEEK COVER FRIDAY: Girl, You’ll Be a Woman Soon by Urge Overkill (Neil Diamond cover) - I learned something new this week, that this band was actually from Chicago. Urge Overkill Girl You''ll Be a Woman Soon Stull Cover Friday Chicago Urge Overkill started at Northwestern in 1985 with Nash Kato and Eddie Roeser.

How the Chicago Bulls Are Making Digital Strategy a Priority for Growth

Inc Startups

The Bulls say that Snapchat has an importance that defies the numbers they see on the platform. Social Media Toolkit

Chicago Just Revealed the Secret Weapon in Its Bid for the New Amazon HQ2 Headquarters: William Shatner and Star Trek

Inc Startups

Amazon's Jeff Bezos is a big Star Trek fan, so why not roll out William Shatner, the star of the original television series, to try to tip the scale? Marketing

N.C., Chicago researchers find killer dinosaur

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

RALEIGH — Scientists based in Raleigh and Chicago have discovered a new species of predatory dinosaur that was so dominant it apparently suppressed the rise of tyrannosaurs for millions of years