Dolly, a Seattle-based online moving and delivery platform that made Chicago its first market, raised $1.7 million in seed funding and launched a public mobile app, the company announced Thursday.
Strap – an Over-the-Rhine-based software development firm and Brandery graduate – has raised more than $1 million in seed investments.
No more clueless meetings. Charlie is a virtual assistant that prepares briefing sheets on every meeting attendee
We’ve all been there, rushing into a meeting with someone we’ve never met, barely sure of their name let alone their professional background or personal interests.
Rithmio hopes to build and release the first gesture recognition platform that other companies can build into their products.
The open-source WordPress software runs a huge chunk of all of the sites on the Internet, so it’s no surprise that there’s also a massive ecosystem that has sprung up around the platform. These days, there’s a specialized WordPress service for virtually any niche you can think of.
We are excited to announce Tim Kopp, former Chief Marketing Officer of ExactTarget, as an advisor and venture partner for Hyde Park Venture Partners (HPVP).
ParkWhiz, a Chicago-based discount parking-spot finder, has raised $10 million from heavy-hitter investors so it can double its workforce and boost big-name partnerships to become a key part of the “smart car” future.
G2 Crowd wants to disrupt Gartner’s Magic Quadrant through a real-time, crowdsourced platform of peer reviews and social analytics targeting the CRM and marketing automation markets. The new “Grids” service launches June 1.
Indianapolis software developer TinderBox Inc. plans to fuel product development and build up its sales and marketing teams after receiving $3 million in venture capital.
Base, a cross-platform CRM tool for sales teams, today announced that it has raised a $15 million Series B funding round led by RRE Ventures, Index Ventures and OCA Ventures. Other investors include Social+Capital, Hyde Park Venture Partners, I2A Fund and a number of angel investors who participated in previous rounds.
There are apps that cater to salesmen, to cooks, to contractors and to stockbrokers. Why not an app for farmers? FarmLogs — a Y Combinator grad relocated to Ann Arbor, Mich. — has raised $1 million ...
On April 17, 2013, Baroness Margaret Thatcher’s coffin was drawn through the streets of London by the King’s Troop Royal Army. It was one of the largest funeral processions in modern English time and it’s coverage was being powered by a small startup here in Chicago: Geofeedia.
I’m especially fond of business ideas formed by real people, in the trenches, in real jobs, trying to solve real problems that immediately affect them.
Pinterest Marketing Platform Ahalogy Scores $3 Million Series A By Helping Brands With Content & Optimizations
With Pinterest poised to take its first ad product, Promoted Pins, public, retailers and brands that have so far been testing the waters on the social pinboard are now beginning to look more seriously into optimizing their activity on the site.