With the sole mission of bringing the home insurance process into the modern age, Kin Insurance is taking the next step in its growth journey. The insurtech company announced on Monday its upcoming merger with Omnichannel Acquisition Corp. to be listed as a public company.
Speed and growth are synonymous with startups. But sometimes, too much change too fast can pose a challenge.
Paro, the startup that connects companies to finance professionals, said it’s raised $25 million in Series B funding.
The latest crop of Techstars Chicago startups were announced Monday, with a dozen early-stage firms set to participate in the annual accelerator program that offers mentoring, $120,000 in funding and a demo day in front of investors and others in Chicago’s tech community.
The Windy City tech scene is heating up this summer with a handful of companies making new moves last week. Fresh funding is just the start for these companies. This is the Built In Chicago weekly refresh.
In the world of code, sometimes it helps to think of algorithms as tangible devices — or even physical tools. When it comes to the intricate work of building data pipelines, those algorithmic tools can be as fine as a faucet key or as unwieldy as a hacksaw.
Some of the biggest names in the music industry are backing a Chicago startup that lets you buy personalized songs from musicians.