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Amina Elahi
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BuffetGo, a Los Angeles-based startup that lets people buy end-of-day buffet meals for cheap, wants less food to end up in landfills.
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Salesforce is a startup dream-maker: The customer relationship juggernaut loves to snap up smaller companies it sees as beneficial to its growth. And for its targets, being acquired can mean an exit from the uncertain startup phase and, in some cases, a windfall.
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The cofounders of the Starter League, a pioneering coding boot camp for adults, are on to their next project: a nonprofit aimed at teaching coding to kids.
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Chicago investor and entrepreneur Marcus Lemonis put a new spin on a local catering company on CNBC's "The Profit" Tuesday night.
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Loyalty programs are big news: Just ask Starbucks or Nordstrom. Now Chicago-based Belly wants to sign up department stores, gas stations and quick-service restaurants for its new loyalty platform, Belly Blue.
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Hundreds of people lined up to bite into new Apple products early Friday outside the Michigan Avenue Apple Store, where the iPhone 7 , iPhone 7 Plus and Apple Watch Series 2 went on sale.
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As a freshly-anointed blogger for New York Magazine’s then-new blog The Cut, Amy Odell was charged with spearheading a conversation on fashion, which was for her a first. In her book Tales From the Back Row, Odell — who is now the editor of Cosmopolitan.com — deftly describes her mishaps, achievements and growing understanding of the fashion world with self-deprecating humor and a hint of cynicism.
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Peer-to-peer business software review platform G2 Crowd moved to downtown Chicago this summer from its former Highland Park digs. CEO Tim Handorf and Communications Director Adam Beeson took Blue Sky for a tour.
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InContext Solutions, a Chicago-based virtual reality software company, has raised about $15 million, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission .
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To back, or not to back? Chicago may support Kickstarter campaigns for theater projects more often than you expect.
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At the Jellyvision offices near Goose Island, the cabinet where the staff keeps the Intelligentsia coffee is labeled “lifeblood.”
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Houston-based commercial real estate agency Transwestern moved into a new office at 200 W. Madison St. in January — a sleek, bright space with subtle Chicago touches. Mike Watts, Transwestern’s Midwest president, showed us around.
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Reporter at Blue Sky Innovation/Chicago Tribune
Introduction
Reporting on business innovations at Blue Sky Innovation, a digital division of the Chicago Tribune.

Also, founder of PAPER/PLATES, a blog for readers and eaters.


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Winner of Best Arts, Sports and Entertainment Writing from New America Media (awarded 2011)
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  • Northwestern University
    Journalism, Psychology, 2006 - 2010
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Reporter, Blue Sky Innovation
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Writing, Editing, Reporting, Blogging
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