Republic: How to invest in the scrappy startups today that could be the Fortune 500 companies of tomorrow

Do you ever wish you’d had the opportunity to invest in a company like Netflix or Facebook when they were just a fledgling startup?  In the most simple terms, investment platform Republic was created to just that. The platform democratizes fundraising so that anyone can access investment opportunities in the startup ecosystem.  The company has…

Healthcare transportation is a problem. Chicago startup Kaizen Health plans to navigate a better route

Healthcare transportation is broken.  According to the American Hospital Association, 3.6 million people miss appointments with healthcare providers every year because they can’t make it to the clinic or the office.  In some cases, it’s due to a lack of public transportation options or an inability to afford a taxi. Regardless of the reason, Mindi…