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New state-funded technology account could mean $150 million-plus in venture capital

The Illinois Senate voted unanimously Tuesday to pass a bill that authorizes 2 percent of the state Treasurer investment portfolio to...

GrubHub flush with $20 million in new capital

  Without even trying, Chicago-based GrubHub has raised $20 million in new venture capital, bringing to $34 million the amount of private investment in...

News digest: Jobless taxes, FDA regulation, new SBA program

Unemployment tax plan pushes burden to employers. Republicans and business groups are opposing a White House proposal to help debt-burdened states repay an estimated $42...

Illinois funding gap sends startups out of state for capital

By Ann Meyer -- Story updated at 10 a.m. Tuesday. When Jabber Jury officially goes live with its online programming, it will be largely due to...

GrubHub nabs more growth capital

Watch for online restaurant delivery service GrubHub to  continue adding jobs, now that it has raised $11 million in a new round of venture...

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My view: Bring in the $600 weekly checks

If the federal government pledge to give unemployed workers an extra $600 a week has...

Women founders share war stories to inspire persistence

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