Profile of Hireology CEO Adam Robinson

Crain’s Chicago Business, January 11, 2018 — Working in the early 2000s for Click Commerce, Adam Robinson noticed something about the franchise businesses and dealerships using Click’s software. “Turnover rates were so high,” he recalls. “Turnover was really crippling our effort to train our users on how to use the software.” A decade later, he co-founded… Continue reading Profile of Hireology CEO Adam Robinson

A smart oven even a dummy could master

Crain’s Chicago Business, November 16, 2017 — David Rabie was leading the busy life of an MBA student at the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business, but he still made time for cooking healthy meals. It was a chore. Read my story at Crain’s Chicago Business. Photo: Kendall Karmanian

This U of C startup thinks it can end food allergies

Crain’s Chicago Business, October 12, 2017 — Experimenting in her University of Chicago laboratory, Cathryn Nagler says she’s on to a way to prevent allergic reactions to foods like peanuts by mimicking the behavior of certain bacteria that live inside us. But how does a professor of food allergies and pathology transform lab results into an actual… Continue reading This U of C startup thinks it can end food allergies

‘The dirty little secret in health care is that everybody’s flying blind’

Crain’s Chicago Business, October 5, 2017 — As Dan Michelson sees it, few hospital executives know how much medical procedures actually cost. “The dirty little secret in health care is that everybody’s flying blind,” says Michelson, CEO of Strata Decision Technology. ​He has a tool that is giving more and more of them clearer vision—a… Continue reading ‘The dirty little secret in health care is that everybody’s flying blind’

A startup’s helpful and nonpartisan voters guide

Crain’s Chicago Business, July 28, 2016 — Alex Niemczewski felt ready when she stepped into the voting booth in 2012. But when she looked over the ballot, which stretched from president down to the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago board, she realized she wasn’t nearly as well-informed as she’d thought. Read the rest of… Continue reading A startup’s helpful and nonpartisan voters guide

New in Chicago: December 2015

New in Chicago columns from December 2015 at Crain’s Chicago Business: Affordable helicopter rides, a new kind of scooter and more Max Temkin’s latest: A game with a fascist focus This self-cleaning fishbowl is perfect for lazy pet owners Introducing GoBQ, the portable grill that fits inside your backpack

New in Chicago: November 2015

New in Chicago columns from November 2015 at Crain’s Chicago Business: Gypsy jazz?! A first look at the new project from the creator of EveryBlock Electronic gift cards, Moto Shop in Block 37 and more that’s new This architect aims to bridge the gap between startup and storefront