Zero Funding & 20,000 Fliers Ascended Sittercity to the Top of Chicago’s Business Ecosystem

“There were a million babies born to Millennials last year, and that number’s growing,” says Elizabeth Harz, CEO of Sittercity. (I happen to know this firsthand). “Digital natives are used to running everything from their phones and expect a data-centric, efficient, beautiful user experience to manage their whole lives.   “There’s also a sense of…

Chicago Bear Prince Amukamara invests in alma mater startup

Nebraska Startup opendorse raised $3.5 million in a Series A financing round led by Serra Ventures, Flyover Capital and a pack of Nebraska football stars including Chicago Bears cornerback Prince Amukamara. opendorse is an athlete branded-content platform that connects athletes to major brands.  opendorse, founded by two college athletes Adi Kunalic and Blake Lawrence, streamlines…