Nov 29 2012

Introducing Kelsey

This August, we brought on Kelsey Lutz to the Dashfire team.  We have hired over a hundred people through our sister company, FarShore, but Kelsey is our first venture partner at Dashfire, and we are thrilled to have her.  Kelsey graduated from Kellogg in June and focused her 2 years in Evanston in entrepreneurship as… Read More

Nov 27 2012

I need to vent about shitty websites

If the internet is the city of Chicago and it’s many establishments are websites, and tons of potential consumers are buzzing around on a daily basis, your first goal as a business is to attract people, right? No matter how awesome your product or service is, first impressions are everything. As a company owner, shouldn’t… Read More

Nov 19 2012

A Few Of My Favorite Things

Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens, bright copper kettles and warm woolen mittens are awesome, but it’s 2012, this is what I’m jazzed about: 1. Just Because  The Just Because app makes sending gifts to friends easy and inexpensive. Co-founder Matt Hartman has got to be the most generous guy in the world, having  founded Just Because… Read More

Nov 13 2012

2012 CEC Momentum Awards

Though a little late, we want to take a moment to reflect upon a great night Dashfire was luckily enough to attend: The 5th Annual CEC Momentum Awards dinner presented by JP Morgan Chase. On October 24th, 2012, over 750 of Chicago’s leaders gathered to celebrate entrepreneurship in Chicago. It was the perfect October night at… Read More


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