Archive for June, 2011

Accertify: A Certifiable Fraud Preventer

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Accertify: A Certifiable Fraud Preventer

After becoming a leader in online retail fraud protection, American Express bought the company last year.

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Chicago Startup of the Day: Skinnycorp

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Chicago Startup of the Day: Skinnycorp

Skinnycorp is the mother company of Threadless Tees.

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Game Maker Academy at Howard Area Community Center’s Computer Clubhouse

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Game Maker Academy at Howard Area Community Center’s Computer Clubhouse

Update: Robocode tournament continues on this Friday (7/1) and the next few fridays from 5-7 PM. I am cutting and pasting this information as I physically sit in this amazing facility. I have found myself the expert at sourcing computer science programs for children, and as I watch my offspring completely at home with like-minded [...]

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Life Fitness to Introduce New Technology with “Virtual Trainer” App

June 23, 2011 | By | Add a Comment
Life Fitness to Introduce New Technology with “Virtual Trainer” App

The first-ever iPhone app to work in direct communication with Life Fitness’ line of cardio machines.

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2011 Small Business Plan Competition: Deadline 7/1

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2011 Small Business Plan Competition: Deadline 7/1

Business Plan Competition gives entrepreneurs and start-ups the opportunity to win their share of $10,000 in cash prizes.

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Chicago Startup of the Day: Sittercity

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Chicago Startup of the Day: Sittercity

Parents in a need of sitter search the site using a four-step screening process.

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Notes from the 2011 MIT Whiteboard Challenge

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Notes from the 2011 MIT Whiteboard Challenge

Notes from the Whiteboard Challenge, held May 26, at the IBM Innovation Center, Chicago.

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Chicago Startup of the Day: Sprout Social

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Chicago Startup of the Day: Sprout Social

Sprout Social allows businesses to connect with customers through social media platforms.

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Chibotica June 2011

June 7, 2011 | By | 3 Comments
Chibotica June 2011

Do robots fascinate you?

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Chicago Startup of the Day: GrubHub

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Chicago Startup of the Day: GrubHub

GrubHub, founded in 2004, is a food delivery search engine.

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