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…

Winston Privacy stops 80% of invasive hackers just by plugging it in

Winston Privacy founder Rich Stokes joins Scott in-studio at WGN Radio to talk internet data privacy. Rich’s invention Winston randomizes your VPN data and scrambles it with other Winston owners’, making it impossible for others to steal or find your information. Just by plugging it in and turning it on, Winston disables 75-80% of all tracking. This episode is sponsored by Salesforce, Bank…

Jason Kolb’s “Internet of insurance” is evolving the company/client relationship

DAIS CEO Jason Kolb joins Scott in-studio at WGN Radio to talk about his mind-child, the Internet of insurance. Jason noticed the insurance market was horribly disconnected between agents and carriers, so he makes it his mission to encourage connectivity and push the space forward.   This episode is sponsored by Salesforce, Bank of America & Jones Lang LaSalle. Now you can listen to Technori on Spotify!

SMS Assist Founder Mike Rothman Invests Big In Technori

Technori takes equity investment to launch Technori Co-op, a non-traditional startup incubator, focused on disrupting how startups are launched and funded.   DV Partners, led by SMS Assist Founder and Chairman Mike Rothman, today announced a seven figure investment in Chicago’s largest and most active startup platform, Technori. The funds will be used to expand…