A Chicago startup is helping teens find after-school activities

With summer fast approaching, many of Chicago’s teenagers will soon be out of school and looking for activities to keep them occupied. To help them fill their free time with useful and purposeful activities, a Chicago entrepreneur has built a plat.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 15th, 2019

B2B healthcare software startup TimeDoc Health raises $2.5M

A Chicago startup that’s helping physicians better care for chronically-ill patients has raised a round of funding as it expands and improves its B2B software platform. TimeDoc Health announced Wednesday that it raised $2.5 million in a fundin.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 7th, 2019

All school and no work may be the new normal for teens

Under pressure to bolster their college applications, more students are shunning the character-building, low-paying first job for extracurricular activities and year-round academics......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 28th, 2019

Book+Main wants to help romance readers find their next book

To help romance novel readers discover new authors and books, a Chicago startup has created an online platform to connect them with hot and heavy reads. Book+Main, launched in 2017 by Tracey Suppo, allows readers to search romance novels by subjec.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 13th, 2019

UChicago spin-out NowPow aims to improve ‘whole person care’

A startup with roots at the University of Chicago wants to help people find and utilize health and wellness resources available to them in their communities. NowPow is a cloud-based platform that allows users to find health and wellness resources avail.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 10th, 2019

McDonald"s Partners With AARP To Recruit Broke Seniors As Labor Shortage Worsens

Since American teenagers are too busy cramming in extracurricular activities and studying for standardized tests to find after-school jobs, while those of .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 26th, 2019

A New Security Startup Wants to Stop School Shootings with Artificial Intelligence

Athena Security's cameras can recognize when someone pulls a gun—and immediately alert police. In this age of frequent deadly shootings, the majority of teens--and their parents--worry about the possibility of an attack at th.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneSep 27th, 2018

Chicago fashion startup makes ties worn by Michael Caine and Pierce Brosnan

A fashion stylist that’s worked for magazines like Vogue and TIME left the nation’s fashion capital of New York to launch a menswear startup in Chicago. Whitney Michel, a New York native who attended Parson’s School of Design, launched her br.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 12th, 2018

ParkWhiz rebrands as it grows its B2B service

ParkWhiz, a Chicago startup known for its app that allows users to find and pay for parking spots in cities across North America, has created a new over-arching brand for itself that it hopes will help better encompass both its consumer facing products an.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 7th, 2019

Back-to-school cars: These are some of the best vehicles for teenage drivers

Each of 2019's Best New Cars for Teens has available forward collision warning and forward automatic emergency braking, acco.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayAug 20th, 2019

RANKED: The Charlotte area’s best public elementary schools for 2020

With the dawn of a new school year comes another set of annual rankings by Niche, aimed at helping pinpoint for parents where across the Charlotte region pupils can earn the best education. The Charlotte Business Journal, as it did last year, will b.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 19th, 2019

Melton Driver Awarded For Helping Teens After Slippery Rollover

The spotlight has been placed on another trucker for putting others first while on the road. The Truckload Carriers .....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaAug 14th, 2019

Ex-NSA chief Mike Rogers and Team8 founder Nadav Zafrir will be at Disrupt SF

What happens when two former spies meet the startup world? We're about to find out. We're pleased to announce former National Security Agency director Adm. Mike Rogers will be at Disrupt SF on Octo.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 14th, 2019

Portland community stories: How one software developer pushes against labels

Dawn Mott went to code school to become a software developer, but as a woman of color she has had to work to find her place in the industry......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 13th, 2019

Startup "Technology" Companies Helping Broke Consumers Get Paid Faster

"Financial technology firms" and clueless left wing lawmakers are now attempting to change the in.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 13th, 2019

Epstein Claimed In 2018 That He Was Working With Elon Musk To Find Tesla"s New Chairman

In a shockingly bizarre turn of events in the Jeffrey Epstein saga, New York Times columnist James B. Stewart published an article on Monday claiming that Jeffrey Epstein told him he was helping Elon Musk.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 13th, 2019

Epstein said he was helping Elon Musk find a new chairman for Tesla, NYT reports

See the rest of the story here. provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallAug 13th, 2019

Roca and Dorchester Brewing Co. helping young men of Dorchester, Roxbury, and Mattapan leave the streets and go to work

A few years ago, Denzel Florvil found himself fresh off a stint in prison and full of uncertainty about his future. He had no car, no high school education and no confidence that he could successfully interview for a job. Then came Roca, the nonpr.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 9th, 2019

Groupon acquires AI communications startup Presence AI

Discount marketplace giant Groupon has acquired a San Francisco-based text and voice communication startup as it aims to improve the booking experience for customers that use its service. Chicago-based Groupon (Nasdaq: GRPN) announced Thursday t.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 8th, 2019

Pharmaceutical startup at SUNY Poly hires new chief operating officer

Glauconix Biosciences is located at the SUNY Poly campus in Albany. Its work is focused on helping pharmaceutical companies develop eye treatments faster and at lower cost......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 7th, 2019

Productive pair: Gary and Gina Wieczorek"s farm-tech startup is gaining traction

Produce Peddlers seeks to establish an online marketplace for local produce, helping to connect farmers with local supermarkets, restaurants and cafeterias......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 1st, 2019