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’
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 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
Crain’s Chicago Business, December 3, 2015 — Two Humboldt Park men have created Salt, an air-powered gun that they call a ‘safe alternative’ to traditional weaponry. Read the story.
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
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… Continue reading New in Chicago: October 2015
New in Chicago columns from September 2015 at Crain’s Chicago Business: This recipe search engine is fueled by last night’s leftovers Some notable investors are backing this new “spontaneous” meetup app A U of I engineering geek is modernizing the nighttime noise blocker Chicago just got another drycleaning delivery app…
Crain’s Chicago Business, September 10, 2015 — Chirp, an Internet station that champions Chicago musicians, is getting a place on the traditional radio dial, too. Read the story. (Note: The launch of the station’s FM signal has been postponed until 2016.)
Crain’s Chicago Business, August 18, 2015 — One of the North Side’s best-known small clubs is opening a pop-up version of the venue this week on the Chicago Riverwalk. Read this story, which was the first to break the news.
New in Chicago columns from June 2015 at Crain’s Chicago Business: Why Madison Hall could make Loop shopping cool again No, seriously, another parking app is launching in Chicago Startups: Here’s a service to help you set up an office Finally, an app that declutters that #%$@%! address book on your smartphone A limo for Fido,… Continue reading New in Chicago: June 2015