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Thursday, Jul 31, 2014 at 6:26 PM

Nordstrom Acquires Chicago's Trunk Club

Nordstrom Acquires Chicago's Trunk Club

Chicago startup company Trunk Club is now in the hands of national retailer Nordstrom. Read »

Monday, Jul 14, 2014 at 8:21 PM

Nordstrom Reportedly Eyeing Chicago Startup

Nordstrom Reportedly Eyeing Chicago Startup

Retail giant has reportedly held acquisition talks with River North e-commerce Trunk Club, Read »

Tuesday, May 13, 2014 at 12:37 PM
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By Steve Robinson

How to Attract Sponsors for Your Crowd-Funding Project

How to Attract Sponsors for Your Crowd-Funding Project

If you've hit a roadblock in funding your business, don't be discouraged. There are several options to help raise money, one of which is through a crowd-funding campaign. Read »

Tuesday, Mar 11, 2014 at 10:37 AM
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By Alexandria Fisher

Facility to Promote Chicago's Women-Owned Tech Startups

Facility to Promote Chicago's Women-Owned Tech Startups

Women in Chicago’s tech world will soon have a new opportunity. Read »

Monday, Jul 15, 2013 at 12:17 PM
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By David Wolinsky

What Not to Do in Startup Job Interviews - Part 4

What Not to Do in Startup Job Interviews - Part 4

We’re nearing the end of this series - I have a couple more tidbits I wanted to share with you guys. But really, there’s no such thing as too many tips on this topic, I would think. Read »

Monday, Nov 26, 2012 at 9:25 AM
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By Marcus Riley

Chicago Among World's Top Cities For Startups

Chicago Among World's Top Cities For Startups

Windy City ranked No. 10 in rankings of top startup cities. Read »

Tuesday, Sep 25, 2012 at 1:54 PM
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By David Wolinsky

How to Avoid Five Common Start-Up Bloopers

How to Avoid Five Common Start-Up Bloopers

The always, always very excellent Findlaw Small Business Law Blog has a new post on what it deems "five things you must do if you operate a home business." That blog isn't usually one for exaggeration, so, it's... Read »

Friday, Aug 3, 2012 at 12:04 PM
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By David Wolinsky

Chicago Ideas Week 2012 Schedule Released

Chicago Ideas Week 2012 Schedule Released

Bad news for dummies: Chicago Ideas Week is almost here again, the weeklong parade of intelligentsias and intelligentistas that will be holding talks, panels and generally using big words at venues all over our... Read »

Tuesday, Jan 31, 2012 at 3:32 PM
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By David Wolinsky

Obama Unveils New Perks for Entrepreneurs

Obama Unveils New Perks for Entrepreneurs

It might just like an ordinary Tuesday, but this is actually an historic Tuesday. No, not because it's January 31 and some Chicagoans are wearing shorts. No, it's the one year anniversary of President Obama's... Read »

Wednesday, Dec 14, 2011 at 8:13 PM
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By David Wolinsky

Entrepreneurial Center Releases 2012 Forecast

Entrepreneurial Center Releases 2012 Forecast

If you're a new entrepreneur, one place you should familiarize yourself with -- other than Inc. Well, of course -- is the CEC. Read »

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