They say “perception is reality” and while it’s important for new ventures to present and maintain the appearance of an awesome company, often times small businesses and startups spread themselves too thin by purchasing expensive office equipment … Continued
Statistics from the Angel Capital Association say that 300,000 users have become angel investors for new companies in the last two years. Entrepreneurs quickly discover that money is a big factor in whether they can … Continued
Most entrepreneurs fail in their bid to become successful and up to 45% of new products fail. Those are huge odds you will come up against. But product development is an art. Forget about the … Continued
Product development is essential for innovation. Yet between 2006 and 2008 only 9% of America’s manufacturing companies introduced any innovations at all. The country is simply not innovating at the rate it should. If you … Continued
In a city of food-lovers, we’ll delve into the complex and impressive world of food and beverage businesses in Chicago. Join some of Chicago’s top food entrepreneurs and brands as they share their journeys, entrepreneurial … Continued
I was feeling rather poetic today. It’s a lovely day: early October, fall foliage. Blue skies, and the Chicago Cubs just won a playoff game. Inspiration, move me brightly. And, since I am a huge … Continued
Last year we helped our friends from Detroit, the creators of STARTUP USA TV show to film this short interview with Julie Smolyansky, the CEO of Lifeway Foods. In this video Mrs. Smolyansky offers a … Continued
2014 was a great year for Doejo empire so we decided to celebrate!!!
The greatest benefit of a space like SPACE is not in the amenities, or even the location. It’s in the “assisted serendipity.” The people, and the luck that happens when those people share in a … Continued
With only two days until we open our doors, SPACE is taking shape more and more every minute. This past Saturday we welcomed a Dinner Lab Chicago into our not yet finished space to host an awesome … Continued
We had the greatest pleasure working with host Anna Lyudkovskaya of Вкусный год (Delicious year). Check out the promo video!
I had a chance to head into the city proper and peruse all the budding and established companies competing down at Techweek Chicago 2014. I also ran into a fellow Doejo’r who was exhibiting his … Continued
Curious what we do and how we do it? Check out this recent interview with our founder, the ever-entrepreneurial Philip Tadros, as he shares his perspective on the burgeoning start-up community in Chicago and the rise … Continued
Main Street Patent Coalition is a national, non-partisan coalition of organizations dedicated to stopping patent abuse from trolls by encouraging Congress to pass comprehensive, common sense patent reform legislation – now. To learn more, … Continued
“Phil Tadros, CEO of doejo, talks about the shift consumers are making to experiencing more and owning less. From cars (Uber) to vacation homes (air bnb), consumers are getting luxury experiences from shared services without … Continued
Just last week our video team worked with Pangea and made this awesome “explainer” video. This is what to expect in the future, in terms of money transfers.
In my own typical years-behind-everyone fashion, I’ve been getting more and more into Twitter lately. I’m leaning toward using it to exclusively follow other web developers and designers, especially if they’re also in Chicago. Earlier … Continued
What is LendSquare?: Businesses on LendSquare are asking for loans. You get paid back, with interest. The perks are just icing. Think of it as a way to invest in businesses you like and care … Continued