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Monday, Feb 17, 2014 at 12:13 PM

Startups Pitch Concepts in Connected World Competition

Startups Pitch Concepts in Connected World Competition

Connected World Magazine offers article to winning startup. Read »

Thursday, Feb 13, 2014 at 2:03 AM

RacoWireless Helps Advance Connected Car Technology

RacoWireless Helps Advance Connected Car Technology

RacoWireless is assisting hundreds of technology platforms through media including the Connected Car. Read »

Thursday, Feb 13, 2014 at 3:16 PM
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By Courtney O'Callaghan

Company Debuts Healthcare Tech Remedy

Company Debuts Healthcare Tech Remedy

Healthcare documents are still written and kept in files make the process slow moving. This discussion focused on how technology will change the process from emergency to the care of the patient Read »

Wednesday, Feb 12, 2014 at 1:56 PM
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By Courtney O'Callaghan

Parknav Releases App to Relieve Parking Stress

Parknav Releases App to Relieve Parking Stress

Parknav is a mobile device app to assist the stressful act of finding a parking spot within the city in efficient time. Read »

Monday, Feb 10, 2014 at 12:40 PM
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By Megan Purazrang

Swingbyte Gives Golf A Technology Makeover

Swingbyte Gives Golf A Technology Makeover

Swingbyte showed golf analysis technology at the Chicago Auto Show Read »

Saturday, Feb 8, 2014 at 5:19 PM
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By Alexandria Fisher

Connected World to Feature Latest Tech at Chicago Auto Show

Connected World to Feature Latest Tech at Chicago Auto Show

In today’s world, it’s easy to be connected to everything. And with new advancements in technology, it’s about to get even easier. Read »

Friday, Jan 31, 2014 at 3:51 PM
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By Inc.Well Staff
      

Whole Foods Agrees To Buy 4 Chicago Dominick's Stores

Whole Foods Market Inc. is purchasing some of the shuttered Dominick's stores in the Chicago area, Crain's Chicago Business reported. Read »

Wednesday, Jan 29, 2014 at 10:09 AM
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By Tony Gnau

Taking Advice from the NFL

Taking Advice from the NFL

Take some marketing advice from the NFL and bring in positive feedback from your customers! Read »

Tuesday, Jan 21, 2014 at 1:52 PM
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By Alexandria Fisher

Chicago Unveils New Online Tools for Small Businesses

Chicago Unveils New Online Tools for Small Businesses

The city of Chicago is looking to make things easier for small business owners. Read »

Tuesday, Jan 21, 2014 at 9:43 AM
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By Steve Robinson

Entrepreneurs Show Off Their Marketing Prowess

Entrepreneurs Show Off Their Marketing Prowess

Since there’s a lot to be gained from looking at what other entrepreneurs are doing to engage their customers, here are four great examples of Chicago businesses embracing email and social media. Read »

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Daily Deals

Daily Deals

Learn from the original daily deals site, Groupon.

Pets

Pets

Some officials have estimated the City of Chicago's dog population to be somewhere around 500,000. Add in all the cats, fish and birds and you've got yourself an industry just begging -- and barking -- to be...

Social Media

Social Media

Social media offers traditional business minds a 12-6 curve ball. But we can help.

Fashion

Fashion

There are plenty of questions for a fledgling fashionista to answer. Never fear: We've got the goods.

Marketing

Marketing

Good luck making a dent in the public conscience if you don't have marketing and branding plan to get your message out.

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Food Business

Experts say 90 percent of new restaurants fail in their first year of operation. You want to be the 10 percent that makes it. But how?

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