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James Janega
Works at Chicago Tribune
Attends University of Chicago Graduate School of Business
Lives in Chicago
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MarkItX says hardware is a commodity. Trade it like one, they urge. (Suggests there could be a secondary market for anything reusable.)
Frank Muscarello and partner Ben Blair have built Chicago's MarkITx into an online marketplace for used information-technology equipment.
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Venture Capitalists on Chicago's tech investment scene: How far it's come, what it needs next, where to spend now.
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Belly (the company) expands internationally. w/ CEO Logan Lahive's advice for companies with growing pains.
Belly CEO Logan Lahave shares scale-up lessons and four things that have worked.
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Learn Swift to program for Apple. Swiftly.
Apple's release of the Swift programming language sent developers and instructors scrambling, though they expect the transition won't be immediate.
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Lightbank finds & funds Iowa campus startup.
Chicago-based Lightbank has invested for the first time in an Iowa-based company, announcing a $1 million investment partnership in ClusterFlunk.
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Chicago venture capitalists on Chicago's entrepreneurial ecosystem. Where it is, what it needs, where opportunities are.
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FinTech startups don't behave like other startups. They can't be as lean.
Financial technology startups should plan for a long journey, Startup Institute managing director Jason Henrichs says at a Technori Pitch event.
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George Lucas museum in Chicago. Scale model of Millennium Falcon included.
“Star Wars” creator George Lucas has selected Chicago over Los Angeles and San Francisco as the future home of his collection of art and movie memorabilia, according to a spokeswoman for the museum.
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Donald Trump, on Donald Trump's Trump Tower Trump sign, which says "Trump" in giant letters above the Chicago River.
I would like to preface this article by saying that I have great respect for the City of Chicago and its citizens. I think this is made clear by the amount of time, energy and money I put into constructing a building that has won the highest acclaim on every front since it was built.
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  • Chicago Tribune
    Trib Nation Manager, 2010 - present
  • Chicago Tribune
    Reporter, 1999 - 2009
  • City News Bureau of Chicago
    Reporter, 1996 - 1999
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Chicago
Previously
Alta Vista, Va. - Jacksonville, N.C. - DeKalb, IL - Springfield, IL - Baghdad, Iraq - Amman, Jordan - Manama, Bahrain - Kuwait City, Kuwait - Kabul, Afghanistan
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Blue Sky Innovation reporter, Chicago Tribune journalist, explorer
Introduction
James Janega is at Blue Sky Innovation, a journalist at Chicago Tribune, a Booth School of Business EMBA candidate, innovator, dad, husband. Decent cook. Jazz musician.
Education
  • University of Chicago Graduate School of Business
    Strategy, 2012 - present
  • University of Illinois at Springfield
    Public Affairs Reporting Program, 1995 - 1996
  • Northern Illinois University
    Journalism, Music, 1991 - 1995
  • New Trier High School
    Music, 1987 - 1991
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