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Amina Elahi
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After selling his big-data storage company Cleversafe to IBM for more than $1 billion last year, Chris Gladwin ⇒ is leading a new startup — and it’s on the hunt for developers.
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Modobag, a Chicago-based maker of motorized luggage, has finally landed a taste of crowdfunding success. It passed its $50,000 goal one day — and one viral video — after launching on Indiegogo.
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What's it really like to work at Chicago startups and tech companies? Blue Sky's Inside Job lets people on the ground tell us in their own words.
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Is it possible to unlock a smartphone with a 3D-printed fingerprint?
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General Assembly, a New York-based coding school that opened a Chicago location less than two years ago, is laying off 50 employees internationally.
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RedWave Energy, a local startup developing technology that harvests heat energy, closed a $5.5 million round of funding this week that will help bring it closer to a prototype.
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Chase Fancher still remembers one of the first watches he had as a kid — a little, partially waterproof Casio calculator that Velcroed onto his wrist.
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Financial services company ETrade will acquire the parent company of Chicago-based online brokerage OptionsHouse for $725 million in cash, the company announced Monday.
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In Leaving Orbit, Margaret Lazarus Dean grapples with what it means that NASA’s space shuttle program has come to an end. Part memoir, part history of spaceflight, Dean tracks her decision to attend the final launches of the space shuttles, and each long drive from from Tennessee to Cape Canaveral to see Discovery, Endeavor and Atlantis take their last flights. Dean continually asks, “What does it mean that we went to space for fifty ...
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Bellevue, Wash.-based Coding Dojo has selected a Near North Side location to open its first branch in Chicago.
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The music business incubator at Fort Knox Studios is rocking.
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Pokemon Go has prospective lovers bumping into each other all over the place these days. Project Fixup, an online matchmaking service, wants to take a more intentional approach to love in the time of Pokemon — and it might be the company's last shot.
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Reporter, Blue Sky Innovation
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Reporter at Blue Sky Innovation/Chicago Tribune
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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)
Education
  • Northwestern University
    Journalism, Psychology, 2006 - 2010
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