Carlin Sack

Carlin Sack

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I'm a journalist trained at Northwestern's Medill School who loves learning about all things entrepreneurial! Email me story leads at carlin [at] builtinchicago.org.

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“ [ibimage==40888==Original==none==self==ibimage_align-center]Mortgage tech company Guaranteed Rate just released a new cloud-based tech service, called Transfersafe, to inch the company closer to its goal of facilitating “fully digital mortgages.” Gua... ”
“ [ibimage==40887==Large==none==self==ibimage_align-center]Continuing to prove itself as a top startup city, Chicago will be one of 16 cities to host a global startup competition next month. The competition, called the Challenge Cup, spans 11 countries... ”
“ Blinkfire, the sports tech startup founded by Feedburner and Google alum Steve Olechowski, just raised $1 million. The investors include FG Angels (Foundry Group’s AngelList syndicate), Maiden Lane Ventures and Plug & Play Ventures.[ibimage==4058... ”
“ [ibimage==40578==Large==none==self==ibimage_align-center]A $500,000 seed fund is being launched by the State of Illinois to encourage the best tech ideas from each university in the state. The fund promises $25,000 to each promising student startup s... ”
“ [ibimage==40450==Large==none==self==ibimage_align-center]Since starting financial software company YCharts in 2010, CEO Shawn Carpenter and CTO Ara Anjargolian have been dreaming of launching an insanely data-heavy financial dashboard that solves all... ”
“ Just as the football season is getting into full swing, online ticket marketplace Vivid Seats is getting in on the action with new NFL partnerships, including a partnership with the Chicago Bears. The two Chicago companies are now collaborating on VI... ”
“ [ibimage==40204==Medium==none==self==ibimage_align-left]Obama For America’s digital team was a tech victory for the City of Chicago. The companies that sprouted from Obama's digital team latter became a big success for the city. Civis Analytics, for... ”
“ [ibimage==40124==Large==none==self==ibimage_align-center]Fieldglass, the Chicago-based technology provider for procuring and managing contingent labor and services, made huge waves earlier this March when it was acquired by German enterprise software... ”
“ [ibimage==40054==Large==none==self==ibimage_align-center]Dry cleaning and laundry app DRYV has served early adopters in Chicago since its iOS launch earlier this year, but now DRYV is ready “to serve the masses,” co-founder Dan Parsons said. The comp... ”
“ [ibimage==40020==Original==none==self==null]Online media firm Blueye, which started out as design agency in 2005, has some big plans over the next six months: they are planning a site relaunch, a funding round and a hiring spree of 10 to 20 people. T... ”

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Carlin Sack
Mortgage tech company Guaranteed Rate just released a new cloud-based tech service, called Transfersafe, to inch the company closer to its goal of facilitating “fully digital mortgages.” Guaranteed Rate is already known as a digital innovator for its online mortgage app - and Transfersafe will...
09/30/2014
VIEWS: 146
Carlin Sack
Continuing to prove itself as a top startup city, Chicago will be one of 16 cities to host a global startup competition next month. The competition, called the Challenge Cup, spans 11 countries and offers $650,000 in prizes to health, education, energy and civic tech startups.
09/29/2014
VIEWS: 251
Carlin Sack
Blinkfire, the sports tech startup founded by Feedburner and Google alum Steve Olechowski, just raised $1 million. The investors include FG Angels (Foundry Group’s AngelList syndicate), Maiden Lane Ventures and Plug & Play Ventures. With the funding, Olechowski said his first priority is...
09/18/2014
VIEWS: 344
Carlin Sack
A $500,000 seed fund is being launched by the State of Illinois to encourage the best tech ideas from each university in the state. The fund promises $25,000 to each promising student startup so that it can pitch itself to investors - as long as the respective university pledges to match that...
09/18/2014
VIEWS: 237
Carlin Sack
Since starting financial software company YCharts in 2010, CEO Shawn Carpenter and CTO Ara Anjargolian have been dreaming of launching an insanely data-heavy financial dashboard that solves all issues of all financial institutions. Well, this summer they released it: YCharts’ Dashboard, the most...
09/14/2014
VIEWS: 273

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