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  • Ask the Mompreneur: Lean on social media to expand business

    Are you using the latest social media tools? The do's and don'ts of social media may be familiar to you by now. As a business owner, you know you need an online presence on the right platforms, and you know your posts should add value, be visual and...
  • Crowdfunding for proposed Breakwater Chicago complex exceeds goal

     Crowdfunding for proposed Breakwater Chicago complex exceeds goal
    The pitch for a floating entertainment center about a half-mile off Chicago’s shore is gaining the public’s support — and dollars. The crowdfunding campaign spearheaded by Plainfield native Beau D’Arcy to raise money for his...
  • Game makers eager to pick your brain with neurogaming

    For a glimpse of an evolving technology that promises to shake video gaming to its foundation, check out "Throw Trucks With Your Mind." Unlike most video games, it doesn't rely solely on a mouse or joystick. Instead, its players also don a headset that...
  • Starter Studio gets new program manager

    Starter Studio gets new program manager
    A new program manager is taking the reins at Orlando accelerator program Starter Studio. Stephen Bowles, who runs a startup himself, is stepping in as Brian Wilson moves to Iowa. Starter Studio currently has its second, three-month class at the GAI...
  • Six Speciality Films That Could Bring the Heat This Summer

    Every summer a handful of plucky indie movies jump into the mainstream, thanks to filmgoers who want more nutritional value than that offered by the season's popcorn pics. This year's notable breakouts include Fox Searchlight's "The Grand Budapest Hotel,"...
  • Breakwater Chicago: A floating entertainment complex

    Breakwater Chicago: A floating entertainment complex
    Entrepreneur Beau D’Arcy paints a romantic picture when talking about his latest venture, a floating entertainment complex called Breakwater Chicago. “When you’re on Breakwater, you have the ability to have a great dinner, a glass of...
  • Don Cheadle Turns to Crowdfunding for Miles Davis Movie

    Don Cheadle has become the latest filmmaker to launch a crowdfunding campaign, seeking to raise $325,000 to support his Miles Davis biopic "Miles Ahead." Kristen Bell, Zach Braff and Spike Lee have all used Kickstarter campaigns to raise funds for...
  • Wilmette Theatre raises money for digital projector

    Wilmette Theatre raises money for digital projector
    At first glance, the recent campaign for the century-old Wilmette Theatre seems plucked from the pages of a Hollywood script – a cast of characters has 30 days to raise $70,000 or their beloved movie theater will be unable to foot the bill for a...
  • Gamers hoping creation will aid with pet adoptions

    Gamers hoping creation will aid with pet adoptions
    A start-up independent gaming company in Huntington Beach is looking to release the next breakout smartphone app while giving a financial and educational boost to the pet adoption community. Zuul Labs plans to launch "Tall Tails," its first creation, in...
  • Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs seeks $1.5 million in crowdfunding

    Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs seeks $1.5 million in crowdfunding
    If you're on your way to or from the sun-baked Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival this weekend and get the urge to become a hotel owner, you may be in luck -- as long as you have at least $10,000 to spend.  Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs is...
  • Comedy Exposition of 2014 brings laughs back to Chicago

    Comedy Exposition of 2014 brings laughs back to Chicago
    There would be no big-time comedy festival in Chicago in 2014, it seemed, until four Chicago comics and a journalist decided to create their own. The Just For Laughs Chicago comedy festival, sponsored by TBS, had been hosted in Chicago for five straight...