Autonomic Materials, Inc (AMI), an IllinoisVENTURES portfolio company, was recently awarded the prestigious Materials Performance Corrosion Innovation of the Year Award for coatings and linings at the 2019 National Association of Corrosion Engineers conference. AMI received the award, which is only presented once every two years, for it’s self-healing technology that seals damage to coatings,…
Portfolio company, Mesh++, was recently featured on Built In Chicago, an online community for Chicago startup and tech companies. In the article, Built in Chicago sat down with company CEO Danny Gardener to discuss Mesh++.
The full article can be found HERE.
Nutrien announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Agrible for total consideration of $63 million, according to a press release issued by Nutrien. For more information and the article, click HERE.
Success isn’t a cat-and-mouse game for Petronics. The innovative startup’s premier device Mousr won big at the Global Pet Expo 2018 with the Best in Show award for new cat toys. For more information and the article, click HERE.
The Thiel Foundation today named 20 people into the 2018 class of Thiel Fellows. The Fellowship program, which launched in 2011, encourages talented young people to pursue big ideas and start companies instead of attending college. One of those fellows is Joey Varikooty, the co-founder of Amber Agriculture. For more information, click HERE.
RespireRx Pharmaceuticals Inc entered into a letter of intent with Noramco Inc, a producer of controlled substances bulk APIs for the pharmaceutical industry, pursuant to which the parties have entered into a 90-day period during which they will negotiate a definitive agreement regarding the RespireRx’s development of dronabinol. For more information and the article,…
Chicago’s deep food and beverage history is among the reasons Dan Klein, CEO of Tiesta Tea, decided to launch their new business in Chicago rather than California, which was a contender. For more information, click HERE.
PhotoniCare, a medical device company headquartered in Champaign, Illinois, was selected as one of the Top 50 startup companies to participate in the MedTech Innovator medical technology startup accelerator and showcase program. For more information, click HERE.
AnalyticsIQ and ShareThis Launch New Digital Audiences to Help Marketers Reach People with Unique Interests
ShareThis and AnalyticsIQ announce their digital audience partnership. For more information, click HERE.
TrackX Holdings Inc. announces the expansion of its yard management solution for a leading Global Appliance Manufacturer customer announced on January 25, 2018. For more information, click HERE.