‘They Were Texting Their Dealers’: Meet the Company Helping Dispensaries Modernize Their Supply Chains

    Recreational cannabis was legalized in Illinois on January 1, 2020. However, many in the nascent industry rely on outdated and inefficient methods to move the plant and product from grower to dispensary. Leaf Trade allows growers and manufacturers to create an online storefront where dispensaries can easily order products, knowing they are legal…

Attracting building tenants is challenging. Flamingo promises to help luxury high rise apartments stand out

The rising number of luxury apartment buildings is putting property managers under increasing pressure to entice new tenants — and to convince current ones to stay when their lease is up.  When round-the-clock doormen, a state-of-the-art fitness center and a residential lounge are seen as standard, how can property managers set their building apart? Jude…

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…