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Technori with Scott Kitun from WGN Plus

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Kids don’t have to be afraid to invent

10/18/2017
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Joseph Greer is the founder of makexchange. Joseph realized that education was far too difficult for kids. He decided to break down that learning curve. Makexchange provides kid-friendly invention kits that give kids a start on STEM education. In order to succeed, Greer and his team had to figure out what scares people away from building. Get more innovators at Technori.com or on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Duration: 00:18:52


Student team is making flight cost transparent

10/18/2017
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Olivia Keneipp is giving you more options when taking to the skies. It’s time to soar! Olivia is the CEO of Chart Air. The platform lets you search instantly for the best locations and prices to fly. Keneipp and her team are bringing transparency to flight costs. This project came about after many stalled starts on a journey to find real problems that needed solving. In this case, it was travel costs. Get more innovators at Technori.com or on […]

Duration: 00:10:45


The library is getting way cooler

10/18/2017
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CEO Brian Bannon was appointed by Mayor Emanuel in 2012 to update the Chicago Public Library system. Chance the Rapper famously recorded his mixtape at the Harold Washington Library. This is important for Crown as he utilizes Chicago’s library as a method of community building. The library is an important resource since one-in-three Chicagoans still don’t have internet access. Get more innovators at Technori.com or on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Duration: 00:16:21


This startup is expanding mental health care

10/18/2017
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American mental health care is failing millions. David Cohn is the CEO of Regroup Therapy a telemedicine company that aids in the country’s shortage of mental health care. The services give patients quicker access to dearly needed care through video. Listen in and find out how it works. Get more innovators at Technori.com or on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Duration: 00:15:20


You Can Save More On Property Tax

10/16/2017
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Max Stolyarov is the Founder of Property Tax Detective Co. He deals with the frustrations of property tax daily. It’s stressful and confusing. Stolyarov helps homeowners save thousands of bucks. Cook County changes the dates for when you can appeal, so check soon to see if you can apply!

Duration: 00:13:18


10-year-old Girl Helps Invent Edible Fidget Spinner

10/13/2017
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Utter Nonsense Founder Tim Swindle launched his newest product created alongside his 10-year-old niece. After creating the successful card game, Swindle, his company and family are keeping the wheels turning with new ideas. Find out how he keeps the passion alive in his business and how Lickety Spin was made.

Duration: 00:24:47


Add some Kapow to your next event

10/12/2017
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Kapow CEO Chris Brown is disrupting the $500 billion events industry. Brown mixes compelling events and people to make events go off with a Kapow! Kapow innovated the industry by moving corporate event planning online.

Duration: 00:17:38


Throw away your scrubber…and other bathroom tips

10/12/2017
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Scrub 30 CEO Matt Mroczek wants you to be cleaner. And he also wants to make the process cleaner too. That’s why he created a subscription program that sends you new bathing supplies every 30 days to ensure sterile scrubbing.

Duration: 00:15:38


“The bad guys are winning” in Cyber Security

10/11/2017
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The Equifax hack is an opportunity to recommit to cyber security. Who can don the cape and protect our data? Everyone! Enter ThirdParty Trust CEO Anders Norremo and Cyber Security Chicago Head of Sales David Juniper. These two experts go down the wire and make cyber security a priority for everyone. You can see both speak at the upcoming Cyber Security Chicago event​.

Duration: 00:18:06


Designing for rock stars with Culture Studio

10/11/2017
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Culture Studio CEO Rich Santo wasn’t satisfied with the printing industry. So he started a company in 2008 that was going to provide innovative print designs for clothing and beyond. He has since worked with the likes of Madonna, Bruce Springsteen and Justin Timberlake.

Duration: 00:15:51


This Chicago Startup is the most successful Kickstarter app ever

10/10/2017
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Fluent Forever author and creator Gabriel Wyner matched his training in opera and engineering to launch a highly successful language learning program. First he authored a book before building it into an app. Find out how the app can finally get you over that learning hump to get talking in a new language.

Duration: 00:15:14


Crowdspring gives artists a foot in the door

10/9/2017
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Crowdspring CEO Ross Kimbarovsky was tired of lackluster web design offered by expensive firms. So he democratized the industry by allowing young artists sell their work to businesses needing design services. The rest is success.

Duration: 00:15:19


Community Startups: A New Chicago, Scholars with Drive & Remembot

8/10/2017
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Scott talks to some kids who are killing it in the startup community: Sam Morales & Darion Green, CMO & CEO of A New Chicago, Timothy Wilson, CEO of Scholars with Drive & Matt Butrus, CEO of Remembot. http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3385124/3385124_2017-08-09-210224.64kmono.mp3?ad_params=zones%3DPreroll%7Cstation_id%3D5824.mp3

Duration: 00:33:16


Bobby Goodman, Co-Founder of Truss

8/9/2017
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Truss is a commercial real estate solution for small and medium tenants and landlords focused on commercial space under 10,000 square feet. We make leasing space simple, intuitive and cost effective in a way that’s never before been possible. http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3385119/3385119_2017-08-09-205619.64kmono.mp3?ad_params=zones%3DPreroll%7Cstation_id%3D5824.mp3

Duration: 00:16:57


Brian Farrar, Co-Founder of Maven Wave

8/9/2017
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Maven Wave helps leading companies make the shift to digital and shorten the fuse to innovation. Maven Wave combines the expertise and discipline of top-tier consulting and the agility you’d expect from a cutting-edge technology firm. This multidisciplinary blend of skills allows us to create unique digital advantages for our clients. Maven Wave’s digital solutions are agile, mobile, rooted in analytics, and built in the cloud....

Duration: 00:12:25


Startup Showcase: Codemoji And Rapunzl Investments

7/29/2017
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Today on the show, Scott Kitun starts the show talking about his latest trip to New Orleans and discusses the tech world in the Big Easy and how it compares and contrasts to Chicago. He then checks in with Sean Froelich for this week’s segment of The Feed and previews the Technori Legends event this Tuesday! Scott then welcomes in Co-Founder of Codemoji Livio Bolzon to talk about his company’s efforts to teach kids how to code from an early […]

Duration: 00:36:16


Startup Showcase: The Future Of Media And Sean Froelich LIVE from Comicon

7/22/2017
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Today on the show, Scott covers a whole host of topics, featuring the next digital path for local news, online catfishing, Chicago as a tech hub with Spothero’s latest receipt of $30 million dollars and talks about Technori’s upcoming Technori Legends event August 1st. Sean Froelich of The Feed then joins Scott LIVE from Comicon to talk about the excitement at this year’s event and they discuss the future of media and tech, a major theme at this year’s Comicon.

Duration: 00:32:39


This startup is making your Uber and Lyft ride more enjoyable

6/30/2017
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James Bellefeuille is the co-founder of Vugo, which puts tv screens in Uber and Lyft vehicles. The system allows both advertisers to reach new audiences as well as create more revenue for drivers. A win-win right? Vugo has also been battling with the City of Chicago to make his service available here.

Duration: 00:19:53


Your career path is unique, own it

6/30/2017
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Justyn Howard is the founder of Sprout Social, a web application that help companies expand their social media presence. The discussion also turned towards the virtues of Facebook Live video and whether or not it’s a useful tool for marketing or news-making. Sprout Social was voted one of the best places to work by Glassdoor.

Duration: 00:21:39


Technori Full Show (06/29/17): Sprout Social, Vugo And The Future Of Media

6/30/2017
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Scott Kitun and Sean Froelich host this week’s episode of Technori and dive into the future of media with Sprout Social and Vugo and recap their most recent Technori Showcase. Justyn Howard is the founder of Sprout Social, a web application that help companies expand their social media presence. The discussion also turned towards the virtues of Facebook Live video and whether or not it’s a useful tool for marketing or news-making. Sprout Social was voted one of the best […]

Duration: 00:57:46

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