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  • Chicago to host first Venture Capital Summit

    Chicago to host first Venture Capital Summit
    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...
  • Sharing companies take over a share of the travel industry

    Sharing companies take over a share of the travel industry
    Instead of paying $18 a day to park at San Francisco International Airport last month, Daniel Denegre tried something new. He handed the keys to his Hyundai Accent to a start-up company called FlightCar, which offered "free" parking at an off-airport...
  • Seniors on the Go: Two new airlines -- really?

    Seniors on the Go: Two new airlines -- really?
    Industry watchers never cease to be surprised at the allure of starting a new airline. Sure, they've seen all the red ink, even from the big guys. They've seen the history of the dozens of failed start-ups since deregulation in 1978. And they've all heard...
  • Walt Disney Co. creates accelerator program

    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,...
  • 'Net neutrality' ruling could be costly for consumers, advocates say

    A federal appeals court swept aside government regulations designed to ensure equal access to the Internet, raising the prospects of higher fees for consumers and more barriers for start-ups seeking to compete online. The decision Tuesday could allow...
  • Amazon may offer Kindle checkout system this summer

    Amazon.com is reportedly planning to offer small and mid-size retail businesses a checkout system that would use the company's Kindle tablets to process payments, a report Wednesday said. The Seattle online retailer could have the checkout system...
  • Chicago learns to say, 'I failed! And I feel great about it'

    Chicago learns to say, 'I failed! And I feel great about it'
    Frank Muscarello felt like a failure. It was 2011, and he was in the crowd at the Chicago Entrepreneurial Center’s Momentum Awards dinner. The business he’d spent 16 years building was gone, vaporized after the 2008 economic collapse....
  • Startup Expo planned for Boca Raton

    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...
  • Dealerships or direct sales? Tesla model shares road with car sellers in Washington

    Dealerships or direct sales? Tesla model shares road with car sellers in Washington
    (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...
  • Read federal job announcements thoroughly

    DEAR JOYCE: Recently you said you think this is a good time to apply for federal jobs despite the sequestration. But I've submitted my application several times with zero success. What am I doing wrong? -- C.H. I can't pinpoint what's keeping you out...
  • 6 Common myths about working at a startup

    Brazen Careerist Startups have a certain mystique. Whether you love or hate the idea of startup life -- the long hours, the foosball tables, the high-pressure hacking -- it's tough to understand startup culture until you're working inside it. Plus, many...