Who was the “cool kid” in school?

Who are kids in school looking up to? Is it the Fortune 500 CEO or Diddy? Five to Nine CEO Jasmine Shells is connecting city millennials in new and exciting ways. The platform allows users to find events and groups around the city they probably didn’t know about. The Technori crew digs into how the…

The Feed: Russia Triggers Facebook

Facebook Reveals More Russia Meddling Facebook revealed yet another level of Russia meddling in the 2016 election. It's the story that never ends! Posted by Technori on Thursday, September 7, 2017 Facebook revealed yet another level of Russia meddling in the 2016 election. It’s the story that never ends!

When hanging tight is better than chasing waves

“Software is eating the world!” This line was famously coined by software engineer Marc Andreessen in a 2011 Wall Street Journal essay. Andreessen is best known as being one of the web’s founding fathers, having co-authored the first global web browser, Mosaic. He’s also a U of I alum. Sounds like this geek knows software.…

Chicago-Latin America merge is the future of the US economy

TechBridge is literally bridging Latin talent to America. The US is becoming increasingly Spanish-speaking and Latin countries are disrupting the global economy with new ideas. How should Chicago integrate with this change? TechBridge Managing Director Alfred Stevens is joined by AOS International Co-Founder Luis Calciedo to talk about partnering talents across hemispheres. GoCivic’s Beth Bond…

What will future airplanes look like?

Gogo is one of Chicago’s brightest startups. They built a reputation by extending Wi-Fi on flights. The transformation of flying is just getting started though. Gogo’s SVP Global Account Manager Dave Bijur stops in to talk about how your flight will feel different soon. GoCivic’s Beth Bond joins the conversation. The team also discusses the…

Three rules for building an awesome community

The Community Company Co-Founder Ryan Paugh built world-renowned community strategy for massive brands. Brands and publishers need an extra hand connecting with users and that’s where The Community Company fits in. Community builder Beth Bond from GoCivic Chicago joins the conversation. Ryan lays out what is needed to build a strong community. Get more innovators…