| Apr 13, 2014
Chicago will host its first Venture Capital Summit on Oct. 15-16 during Chicago Ideas Week, a source close to ChicagoNext, World Business Chicago's tech council, told the Tribune.
Entrepreneur Matt Moog, CEO of Viewpoints.com, will lead the two-day...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 12:30 PM
When the Supreme Court hears oral arguments in the battle over television streaming service Aereo on April 22, it will be against a backdrop of two competing narratives.
Broadcasters warn of the end of free TV as we know it if the start-up company is...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 2:41 PM
NEW YORK — Since it was founded 12 years ago, the Tribeca Film Festival has sometimes swerved between identities like a barfly at happy hour, exuberant but hardly always clear.
The festival looks to change that this time around. Tribeca has...
| May 26, 2014
| 12:59 PM
Military veterans have a knack for building successful businesses, professionals say, but they have more trouble than non-veterans attracting investors.
That's a challenge now being tackled by a crop of Maryland-based initiatives aimed at helping...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 12:21 PM
Orlando is known for video game developers, so it’s only natural that the incoming class of startups at accelerator Starter Studio includes a gaming company.
Called Outhouse Games, the company consists of computer geeks Chris Borden and Phil Bias....
| Apr 18, 2014
| 7:01 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — With venture capital funding reaching levels not seen since the days of the dot-com bubble, analysts say the question of whether the tech boom in Silicon Valley is on the verge of sputtering is getting harder to dismiss....
| Apr 29, 2014
| 3:11 PM
You couldn't say the crime is being committed by stealth. Quite the contrary: Tom Wheeler, the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, is aiming to slay net neutrality in broad daylight. The murder weapon is a proposal to allow Internet service...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 7:38 AM
(Reuters) - On President's Day last month, about 40 electric-car advocates gathered under the rotunda of the state capitol in Olympia, Washington, where a lobbyist for Tesla Motors Inc urged them to rally against a bill that would prevent the carmaker...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 10:20 AM
A Boca Raton venture group that has been presenting startup companies to investors for some 30 years will hold its first startup Expo on Feb. 26, the group announced Wednesday.
The Expo, which will feature startup companies from around the state, is...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 3:17 PM
A remarkable transformation is taking place in the heart of Los Angeles. Over the last 10 years, downtown L.A. became vibrant as it built ties to the south, reaching USC and Exposition Park. From the Walt Disney Concert Hall to the California Science...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 12:21 PM
Walt Disney Co. is giving 10 startup companies the chance at $120,000 to develop their ideas and receive mentoring from top company executives.
The three-month mentorship and seed-stage investment program, called Disney Accelerator, begins June 30,...