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Eight Chicago startups you need to know about

Sunday July 17, 2011, Alex Wilhelm Over the past two years, Chicago has emerged as one of the hottest cities for technology startups in the United States. While Groupon continues to attract the most national press coverage, there are a host of new, young, and promising companies in the area that are wasting no time […]

Chicago-Based Startup Incubator Adds 10 New Companies to Its Roster

April 27, 2011 by Ben Parr        2      Excelerate Labs, a startup incubator and accelerator in Chicago, has announced its newest batch of startups for the summer class. This will be the incubator’s second class.  Its first one, in 2010, has raised $7.2 million in venture funding and hired 65 employees since its demo day.  Excelerate […]