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Trina Chiasson Launches Kickstarter Campaign for InfoActive

INFOACTIVE

Trina Chiasson, CEO of InfoActive, yesterday launched her inaugural Kickstarter campaign. She is in the process of building a web app that pulls live data streams into interactive, responsive images that bring infographics to life on websites. InfoActive wants to be a formidable way to build an easily edited, scalable image using existing and custom… Read more »


BrightTag Raises $27M Led by Yahoo! JAPAN

Funding

Chicago-based digital marketing company BrightTag recently raised $27M in funding on the heels of patenting its latest technology – BrightTag Fuse™.  The funding was led by Yahoo! JAPAN, the world’s 10th largest Internet company. BrightTag Fuse™ technology, which was patented last month, is a real-time data integration solution that will allow the new Yahoo! JAPAN DMP… Read more »



Who is The Challenge Cup Chicago’s Hottest Showcasing Startup? [Energy]

challenge cup chicago

In case you missed it, Tech Cocktail has proudly partnered with 1776, the Washington, DC-based startup incubator, to bring you the Challenge Cup – a global competition to identify the hottest startups in education, energy, health, and smart cities. On November 4th, Challenge Cup will bring the fun to 1871 in Chicago, where more than thirty startups will battle for… Read more »


Want to Work for a Startup? Improve Your Emotional Intelligence

StartupInstitute

“The ‘ideal’ startup hire should be one of two things: 1) a continuous learner, who understands that there’s no way any one person can know everything and is also willing to learn more about [himself or herself], or 2) a truth-seeker, someone who wants to find the best way to make things happen – they’re constantly looking… Read more »


Who is The Challenge Cup Chicago’s Hottest Showcasing Startup? [Smart Cities]

challenge cup chicago

In case you missed it, Tech Cocktail has proudly partnered with 1776, the Washington, DC-based startup incubator, to bring you the Challenge Cup – a global competition to identify the hottest startups in education, energy, health, and smart cities. On November 4th, Challenge Cup will bring the excitement to 1871 in Chicago, where more than thirty startups will battle for… Read more »


Who is The Challenge Cup Chicago’s Hottest Showcasing Startup? [Health]

challenge cup chicago

In case you missed it, Tech Cocktail has proudly partnered with 1776, the Washington, DC-based startup incubator, to bring you the Challenge Cup – a global competition to identify the hottest startups in education, energy, health, and smart cities. On November 4th, Challenge Cup will bring the fun to 1871 in Chicago, where more than thirty startups will battle for… Read more »



Who is The Challenge Cup Chicago’s Hottest Showcasing Startup? [Education]

challenge cup chicago

In case you missed it, Tech Cocktail has proudly partnered with 1776, the Washington, DC-based startup incubator, to bring you the Challenge Cup – a global competition to identify the hottest startups in education, energy, health, and smart cities. On November 4th, Challenge Cup will bring the excitement to 1871 in Chicago, where more than thirty startups will battle… Read more »


Iris Mobile Secures $3M in Series A Round

Funding

Iris Mobile, a leader in mobile marketing strategy, has secured $3M in a Series A led by Chicago-based Origin Ventures. Iris Mobile is a pioneer in Rich Media Messaging which enables retailers to go beyond a simple 160 character text by sending richer content that includes images, audio and video to virtually every handset without… Read more »