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The Friday Exit: Techstars, Technori and cashing out

The Friday Exit: Techstars, Technori and cashing out

August's quiet ended early with all the news out of Chicago’s tech community this week. Techstars hosted its investor Demo Day and noted that at least a couple of companies had already logged funding during the summer accelerator series. Chicago’s WeDeliver announced e-commerce platform Locally from the stage. Tom Ricketts gave the keynote. Of ramping up quality of any kind, he said: “You can never do it quickly. Every shortcut will be a dead end.” Techstars also hosts an open-to-the-public Demo Day Sept. 9. There was growth news from Gramovox, Belly and Morgan Manufacturing, opening within the Fulton Market Innovation District. Our back-to-school...