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Entrepreneurs Eve Recap

Chicago had tons of New Year’s Eve parties Monday night and a lot were great, but none were quite like Entrepreneurs Eve. Held at the Adler Planetarium the party was literally an event under the stars. Chicago’s business professionals came out in their finest duds…Read The Full Post

Haute 100 Update: PayPal Founder Peter Thiel Grants Young Entrepreneurs $100,000 to Skip College

Many of today’s success stories, especially in the tech entrepreneurial realm, didn’t require a college degree to come to fruition. PayPal founder, Silicon Valley heavyweight, and venture capitalist (he was the first to invest in Facebook) Peter Thiel has launched the “20 Under 20” program, which supports young entrepreneurs who choose to skip the traditional college route and straight into their dreams.

Ron Conway, Jack Dorsey and Nick Woodman Turn Out For BUILD Gala

Venture capitalist Ron Conway, Twitter and Square’s Jack Dorsey, GoPro CEO Nick Woodman and Ben Silbermann, founder and CEO of Pinterest, were among the tech titans to gather for the 5th annual BUILD Gala, which drew over 500 of the most prominent entrepreneurs, investors and tech titans from across the country to San Francisco’s new Pier 27 international cruise ship terminal on March 7 and raised more than $1.6 million in one extraordinary night.

The Titans of Tech Go Green

the six individuals spotlighted here are to be applauded for their innovation and praised for making green options more readily available to the public, thus reducing our trail of Starbucks Venti coffee cups. Here’s a look at today’s titans of tech in the green-tech movement.