EarlyBird Featured in Chicago Inno Startups to Watch in 2022
December 14, 2022 — Chicago Inno has compiled this list each year since 2014, with the goal of highlighting up-and-coming startups that have shown early signs of promise and the potential to make a big impact. Past Startups to Watch include Tock...
Retail Aware Closes Oversubscribed Venture Round Led by Cleveland Avenue’s CAST US Fund
December 7, 2021 — Retail Aware announces expansion plans thanks to a latest round of capital investment, bringing total funding to over $4MM to date. The round was anchored by the Cleveland Avenue State Treasurer’s Urban Success Fund ‘CAST US Fund’, a $70M initiative
Vinay Shukla CEO of ConverseNow on Voicebot Podcast
December 2, 2021 — Today we discuss ConverseNow’s original focus, its pivot to serving restaurants in late 2019, and how the pandemic has transformed that industry. We also discuss how the company went from serving zero to over 1000 restaurants in less than two years.
Interior Define Plots Expansion in 2022 Tripling Retail Footprint
December 1, 2021 — Interior Define, a leader in customizable furniture offering thousands of made-to-order upholstery items including sectionals, sofas, chairs, and more, as well as dining, lighting, accent tables, and decor, is rapidly expanding its retail footprint
Caraway just launched an expansive line of bakeware
September 21, 2021 — Bakers of the world who have been hoping for cake tins just as worthy of the ‘gram as the cakes themselves, your prayers have been answered. The Instagram-famous cookware brand Caraway, known for its bright colorways and its nontoxic nonstick...
Graphite Raises $15MM to Help Enterprises Build a Remote Workforce
August 12, 2021 — Graphite Solutions, Inc. today announced the completion of a new $15M equity raise to scale its sales, marketing, recruitment, customer success and product development efforts. Graphite is the leading technology platform that helps Enterprise...