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Chicago Tech Industry

Chicago's Exploding Tech Startup Scene: Second to None

Rebekah Iliff | Posted 03.30.2013 | Technology
Rebekah Iliff

Chicago enjoys a unique quality that neither of the coasts will ever master: it's perfectly satisfied being perceived as un-tech-sexy, un-cool, and downright value-driven. Bonus: it's also relatively affordable as far as big cities go.

Siri Co-Founder Among Chicago's Most Influential Mobile Media Innovators

Brad Spirrison | Posted 01.01.2012 | Chicago
Brad Spirrison

One of the world's most accomplished mobile media innovators just left Apple. Why? Among other reasons, he wants to explore some "entrepreneurial ideas" in Chicago.

Is Tech Dead In Chicago?

Brad Spirrison and Howard Wolinsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Brad Spirrison and Howard Wolinsky

Chicago will never and should never try to compare itself to Silicon Valley, Seattle or any of the other alleged "tech centers" throughout North America. The city's diversified economy is comprised of a completely different kind of DNA.