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Mayor Emmanuel Interview with The Street

by | Mar 27, 2017

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel said his city’s technology space is growing. Technology accounted for 11% of the city’s employment, compared to 3% four years ago, Emanuel said. He also gave some advice for the new Trump administration, as Emanuel served in both the Clinton and Obama administrations. TheStreet’s Scott Gamm reports from the Nasdaq in Times Square.

Innovation expo to be held in Chicago

Innovation expo to be held in Chicago

An event named The Innovators’ Guide to Chicago will take place next month at the Museum of Contemporary Art. Luke Tanen — president and CEO of Chicago Innovation — joins the Noon Business Hour.

Here’s who won big at the 2022 Chicago Innovation Awards

Here’s who won big at the 2022 Chicago Innovation Awards

This year’s Chicago Innovation Awards highlight how the city’s tech and startup scene is not as much the boys club that it used to be. Mayor Lori Lightfoot alluded to as much in her opening address, highlighting that of the 21 winners at Wednesday night’s awards, 11 were women-led businesses and nine were founded by people of color.

Chicago Innovation Awards winners revealed

Chicago Innovation Awards winners revealed

A self-sanitizing diaper changing table, a digital health platform, and an apparel brand that eases dressing for older adults get special honors in this year’s awards.

Innovation expo to be held in Chicago

Chicago Innovation Awards: A Preview

This year’s Chicago Innovation Awards are set to take place on Nov. 16. Luke Tanen — president and CEO of Chicago Innovation — joins the Noon Business Hour with a preview.