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Steadfast Networks acquires Radius

Chicago data center Steadfast Networks has made its third acquisition of the year, buying consulting firm Radius IT to better serve the financial services...

GrubHub nabs more growth capital

Watch for online restaurant delivery service GrubHub to continue adding jobs, now that it has raised $11 million in a new round of venture capital...

Economy slows funding cycle, yet opportunities remain

The moment entrepreneurs accept outside capital, they need a strategy for paying back their investors. Ideally, angel funding leads to venture capital, then private equity,...

Sourcebooks rides wave of changes

While the book publishing industry may be undergoing a transformation, at Naperville-based Sourcebooks, Dominique Raccah is embracing the change with a confidence grounded in...

Sittercity matching consumers, vendors

Sittercity.com executives Genevieve Thiers and Dan Ratner have launched Contact Karma, a new technology company designed to match consumers with recommended vendors to make...

SBA powers up Illinois Smart Grid Cluster

More reliable electricity, better energy efficiency and new jobs could be coming to the Chicago area, thanks to a collaborative effort to develop a...

In a tough job market, students launch startups

Law school might not fetch an immediate job in a law firm these days, but for IIT-Kent College of Law student Richard Komaiko, it...

Electric bike start-up cruises on sustainable energy

John LeStarge says his two-wheelers can beat public buses on crowded city streets. Sporting batteries that propel them at speeds up to 20 mph, the...

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Masked merchants re-open Friday at Woodfield Mall after two-month hiatus

Dennis Savchenko of Talk N'Fix at Woodfield Mall opened Friday, May 29, the first day the...
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My view: Bring in the $600 weekly checks

If the federal government’s pledge to give unemployed workers an extra $600 a week has you scratching your heads,...

Women founders share war stories to inspire persistence

Delna Straus, co-founder of KEYO, participated in the fourth annual Women Tech Founders' Conference held online...

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My view: Bring in the $600 weekly checks

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