Funding Your Startup Has Never Been Easier

As MicroVentures brings fee-free investing to the equity crowdfunding community, other platforms will either evolve or become dinosaurs. Once other crowdfunding platforms follow suit, it will make the small-business investment community a more welcoming place.   MicroVentures, an online venture capital platform, has lit a fire under the equity crowdfunding community — and it might…

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…