Tech.Co Top Stories: Greatest Startups in Chicago History

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Here are this week’s Tech.CoTop Stories:

    1. The Greatest Startups in Chicago History, and Their Proteges: From Basecamp to Groupon, these are the startups in Chicago that have made a lasting impact.
    2. 12 Wireframing Tools Shaping Mobile App Development: There are things to  use other than your standard pen and paper.
    3. The Truth About Why There’s Not Enough Women in Tech: Consider some of these factors that may be contributing to the lack of women participation in the tech industry.
    4. DrinkMate Funded on Kickstarter in Four Days: The company behind a smartphone-powered breathalyzer managed to raise $35,000 within four days.
    5. ’40 Women Over 40 to Watch’ Announces 2015 Honorees: Here’s a sample of all the honorees.
    6. Ask a Black Person Anything, Anonymously: An interesting project that hopes to increase knowledge about Blacks in the United States.
    7. 10 Awesome Ecommerce Business Tips for Marketers for 2015: Stay involved with social media!
    8. The Problem with PlentyOfFish’s Acquisition and What That Means for Dating Startups: This what PlentyOfFish’s acquisition may do for the entire online dating industry.
    9. 5 Ways to Protect WordPress Websites from Hacking: Some obvious tips that people are missing out on.
    10. 7 Apps to Keep Productive Working from Home: From simple tools like iDoneThis to more comprehensive platforms like Basecamp.

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Ronald Barba was the previous managing editor of Tech.Co. His primary story interests include industry trends, consumer-facing apps/products, the startup lifestyle, business ethics, diversity in tech, and what-is-this-bullsh*t things. Aside from writing about startups and entrepreneurship, Ronald is interested in 'Doctor Who', Murakami, 'The Mindy Project', and fried chicken. He is currently based in New York because he mistakenly studied philosophy in college and is now a "writer". Tweet @RonaldPBarba.
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