Attest is Going To Help You Digitize Your Personal Identity Using Blockchain

Without getting into the cryptocurrency stuff, my natural instincts tell me that blockchain technology is about identity.   We work, spend, invest, and socialize digitally, but when it comes to some of the most important stuff of life –– birth certificates, passports, driver’s licenses, titles, deeds, college transcripts –– we revert to analog. The ways…

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…

6 Tips for Successful Company Parties, Benefits and Other IRL Interactions

  On the latest episode of the Technori Podcast, host Scott Kitun talks to returning guest Julie Novack, CEO and Co-Founder of PartySlate, the first two-sided digital event-planning platform to connect users directly with local event planners, venues, caterers and other party pros.   The PartySlate concept was a direct response to Novack’s own frustrating…

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!