Accessible technology is offering a new level of independence for adults with disabilities at Marklund Hyde Center in Geneva. Heather is one of several residents that uses eye gage technology to communicate with people and the world around her. View full article in ABC 7 Chicago.
As a tech recruiter, you know the hunt for top talent is on and standing out among your competitors is more important than ever. With the job seeker market 90% candidate-driven, qualified professionals can afford to wait until the perfect job and offer come along. However, catching the eye of exceptional candidates is no longer a matter […]
In the span of 30 years, virtual reality has transformed from a science-fiction curio to a growing asset for the real estate industry. And some of the biggest changes in the field are now becoming commercially viable, thanks to the spread of affordable consumer hardware, like 360-degree cameras, and the ubiquity of powerful smartphones and […]
Women Tech Founders, a Chicago-based organization dedicated to advancing women in the tech industry, recognized 14 women from around the world on their achievements in tech. The third annual Women in Tech Awards were hosted Thursday night at Galleria Marchetti. The 14 winners were chosen from 65 finalists hailing from eight different countries, said Terri Brax, […]
If you ever catch yourself awake at night wondering who the fastest-growing technology companies in Chicago might be, wait no longer. Global accounting and consultancy firm Deloitte just released its 25th annual Deloitte Technology Fast 500 ranking, and 12 local companies made the 2019 list. View full article in Built in Chicago.
Last week, Sprout Social subtly filed paperwork to go public and raise $100 million. It will be the first Chicago-based software firm to go public this year. With more and more businesses engaging with their customers and potential customers through social media, it’s not surprising that more than 23,000 companies turn to Sprout Social to help them […]
Technology’s fine—I definitely like texting, and some of the shows on Netflix are tolerable—but the field’s got some serious kinks to work out. Some of these are hardware-related: when, for instance, will quantum computing become practical? Others are of more immediate concern. Is there some way to stop latently homicidal weirdos from getting radicalized online? […]
Chicago tech and startup companies raised at least $42 million in venture capital throughout the month of October, according to data compiled by Chicago Inno. View full article in Chicago Business Journal.
The Chicago Innovation Awards had a little bit of everything this year. Winners ranged from health care giants Abbott (medical device) and AbbVie (AI simulation for drug development) to consumer-tech startups Jiobit (location tracker) and Cubii (fitness product). View full article in Crain’s Chicago Business.
In the past year, technology firms accounted for more than 4 million square feet of occupancy in the Chicago CBD. With new tech job creation happening every year, the city is fast becoming a hub for West Coast firms seeking cheaper space. View full article in RE Journals.