Chicago continues to prove itself as a city to be reckoned with on the technology front. Companies like Groupon, GrubHub and Motorola raised the city's tech-moxie profile but the next generation of tech start-ups was the focus at TechWeek.
Groupon and the nation's third-largest school district are partnering for a new program aimed at providing school supplies for low income students.The Chicago-based daily deals site usually offers group coupons with heavy discounts on everything from teeth whitening to cheap eats.But starting Tuesda
There's a lot of excitement surrounding Groupon's decision to sell shares to the public. Morningstar IPO Strategist Bill Buhr says there will definitely be buyers, but he's concerned about how long the excitement will last."
The daily deal website Groupon has filed to sell shares to the public, stoking excitement about a new tech boom in Chicago.Groupon plans to raise as much $750 million and says it will use the money for working capital, including buying other companies.Last year, Forbes called Groupon the fastest-gro
For some Groupon employees, it’s nontraditional to have a traditional job.According to Groupon’s self-reported numbers, their subscribers are young, smart, single, female, wealthy and employed individuals.
Illinois Governor Pat Quinn says Illinois could be a leader in creating start-up companies. Quinn announced today the "Illinois Innovation Network" in an invite-only event for leaders of high-tech firms.