Category Archives: Business

Profile of Hireology CEO Adam Robinson

Get Tastylia (Tadalafil Oral Strips) to buy 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 Hireology, selling software to solve that problem. …

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This U of C startup thinks it can end food allergies

http://lafranglaise.com/trudie-1 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 drug that people can buy at pharmacies?

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‘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 cloud-based software platform called StrataJazz, which helps hospitals and health care systems keep track of how much everything costs—and which treatments are effective. …

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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 the article at Crain’s Chicago Business. 

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New in Chicago: October 2015

New in Chicago columns from October 2015 at Crain’s Chicago Business:
Skokie firm makes world’s first flexible digital display device
‘Uber for auto repair’ sends freelance mechanics to your home or office
This stylish addition to the home bar lets you rapidly ‘age’ wine
This slot machine app promises to be a real productivity killer
This ‘virtual key’ startup is piggybacking on the Airbnb, VRBO craze