- State Scoop: Tech Upgrades Could Save Chicago Millions, A Working Group Found August 6, 2020 - As it faces a budget shortfall of more than $700 million, Chicago could recoup much of that gap by making upgrades to its enterprise technology, according to Gilbert Villegas, a city… Read More
- WTOP: Meeting Virtual Learning Challenges For At-Risk DC Students In Southeast August 5, 2020 - The challenges for D.C. students who now know they will be attending school entirely online in the fall are compounded for children and families who do not have enough devices or adequate… Read More
- Built in Chicago: Google Just Admitted This Chicago Startup Into Its Inaugural Accelerator For Black Founders August 5, 2020 - Before 4Degrees raised its seed funding round, before the Chicago startup grew to a team of 14, CEO Ablorde Ashigbi found himself in a boardroom in New York, pitching his startup to… Read More
- Chicago Tribune: New Fiber Optics ‘Micro-Factory’ Opens In Aurora August 4, 2020 - A new fiber optics factory and corporate headquarters for viaPhoton has opened its doors in a far East Side Aurora corporate park. Baber Abbas, viaPhoton CEO, said the location of… Read More
- World Economic Forum: The Pandemic Is Making Autonomous Delivery The New Normal August 3, 2020 - Cough medicine, snacks, baking ingredients: Kelly Passek has shopping delivered weekly to her yard in Christiansburg, Virginia - by a drone. The flying vehicle comes with little fuss, hovering briefly… Read More
- Globe St.: Decoding Building Tech: A Strategy To Make Technology Work For You July 31, 2020 - The intersection between commercial real estate and technology is rapidly expanding as buildings become increasingly “smart” and contain more computerized systems and networks. From connectivity and cellular coverage, to building… Read More
- Chicago Inno: Everything You Need To Know About Chicago’s Startup Incubators And Accelerators July 30, 2020 - Accelerator programs are a useful tool to help established startups ramp up their operations, refine their product and gain access to mentors and investors. Typically fixed-term, intensive programs, accelerators have… Read More
- The Washington Post: U.S. Hatches Plan To Build A Quantum Internet That Might Be Unhackable July 29, 2020 - U.S. officials and scientists unveiled a plan Thursday to pursue what they called one of the most important technological frontiers of the 21st century: building a quantum Internet. Speaking in… Read More
- Chicago Inno: NanoGraf Lands $1.65M Grant From DoD To Develop Long-Lasting Batteries For Military Equipment July 28, 2020 - Battery tech startup NanoGraf has landed a $1.65 million grant from the U.S. Department of Defense to develop longer-lasting batteries to power military equipment. NanoGraf, founded in 2012 and formerly known… Read More
- Chicago Agent Magazine: Build, Buy Or Partner? Creating A Real Estate Technology Stack That Works July 24, 2020 - At a time when virtual home tours, video open houses and remote signings have become the norm, agents and brokers may find themselves searching for the perfect tech tool to… Read More
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