When mHub opened its doors in Chicago seven years ago, the vision was to create a traditional incubator for people making things. It would involve a prototyping lab, offices, shared workspaces, meetin
It’s still early days for quantum computing, but we’re currently seeing rapid improvements in the underlying hardware and software foundations for this new computing paradigm. Just like du
Over time, many cities across the Midwest have been building out bona fide startup ecosystems, as M25's annual ranking of Midwest startup hubs makes clear.
Taking a look at an M25 dataset ranking Midwest U.S. cities across datapoints including startup activity, venture activity and business climate.
Like a groundhog and its shadow, many venture capitalists see a shrinking economy and burrow away, resting their check-signing hand for better days. But climate-focused VCs are on a tear lately, pump
CEO says it's not just about delivering groceries, but creating new customer habits.
Enterprises typically dedicate significant money and talent towards protecting themselves from security breaches. That leaves a wide opportunity for cybersecurity specialists to build tools aimed at s
A startup spawned from a lab at the University of California, Berkeley has won investor support to work on its patented needle-free injector, which it hopes can make therapies that traditionally requi
Repairing a home that’s been destroyed in a hurricane, tornado, flood or fire can take quite a while, displacing homeowners during that time. Captain founder and CEO Demetrius Gray noted that follow
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New VC data out of Chicago shows that it is possible to change the ratio when it comes to venture investment.
The Chicago-based firm prides itself on being unique from other venture capital firms.
Online advertising is generally terrible and our expectation that “information should be free” has tragically even ended up powering disinformation-filled social networks like Facebook. Ma
The company is creating a marketplace connecting local, regenerative farms in the 99 counties of Iowa to consumers purchasing boxes of beef, pork and poultry.
Meta is shutting down a video speed-dating service it had tested over a good part of last year, the company informed the service’s users via a recent email. Last April, the company formerly know
This morning, dozens of warehouse workers at two Amazon facilities near Chicago staged a pre-Christmas walkout during the busiest time of the year to demand better treatment and higher wages. “W
At Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference in June, the company teased its plans to incorporate support for home, office and hotel keys into Apple Wallet, as well as state driver licenses. Today,
Stacked, a web-based platform that provides passive investment tools for retail investors interested in crypto, just announced it raised a $35 million Series A co-led by Alameda Research, a crypto tra
ThreeFlow, which provides software for insurance brokers selling employee benefits, announced today that it raised $45 million in Series B funding. New investor Accel led the round alongside existing
Finding a way to connect with people who might buy from you, while spending less time pursuing those who will never be interested, is something akin to a holy grail of the world of sales and marketing