Apr 30 2013

Want an internship?

It’s that time of year! What will you be doing this summer? Don’t be silly – get an internship! If you’re looking for an awesome learning experience, great mentors, and a fun work environment, check out these awesome startups:   Dashfire  Dashfire invests in early stage startups via software development and business acceleration. They have… Read More

Apr 18 2013

LoCleaning Up at BIC Launch!

LoClean pitched at Built In Chicago’s monthly launch last night! It was pouring outside, but, as usual, Rockit was packed with Chicago startup lovers. For those of you who haven’t heard about LoClean, it’s a website that provides on-demand, reliable, background checked cleaning services to Chicago and Evanston. Whether you want a one-time clean or re-occurring… Read More

Apr 10 2013

I like you, Bonobos.

The search for the perfect job continues! This is one post of the series; where I’ll be sharing what I’ve learned, who I’ve talked to, and what I like until I (hopefully) get hired. Stay tuned. Great customer service is the best way to acquire and retain customers. Bonobos is a men’s outfitter that demonstrates the definition… Read More

Apr 09 2013


  In December, I visited Wakefield Media in NYC and found out about UNCUBED events from co-founder Chris Johnson. If you’re unfamiliar, UNCUBED hosts events across the world dedicated to bringing together tech communities. It’s part job fair (but much cooler), part networking event (with Chicago’s coolest startups companies), part speakers (including Harper Reed!), part art show, part party and… Read More

Apr 02 2013

Rick on Tasty Trade

Dashfire co-founder Rick Desai was recently interviewed on Tasty Trade on their “Bootstrapping in America” segment. Tasty Trade is “a real financial network” where hosts Tony and Tom conduct online discussions about all things finance. In the past, they’ve interviewed tons of successful entrepreneurs including Eric Lefkofsky, Chuck Templeton, and now, Rick! Rick hasn’t sold… Read More


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