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Meet Christina of Elu

Meet Christina of Elu

Christina is the founder of Elu, a clothing company that makes made-to-measure, custom apparel for plus size women. Tell us about your project: Elu is a made-to-measure clothing brand for plus size women, using smart technology to achieve true-fit and style. Elu invites the customer to be the co-creator of their looks. Elu was really… Continue Reading

Meet Bob Girolamo of Sorc’d

Meet Bob Girolamo of Sorc’d

Bob Girolamo is the founder of Sorc’d, a startup in 1871. Follow Sorc’d on Twitter and learn more about the company below:  Tell us about your project: Sorc’d empowers content creators to build stronger content, faster. Clients boast saving 30% or more off their research and creation time by using the suite of cloud-powered tools for capturing… Continue Reading

Meet Ana Cvetkovic of the Blog Better Than Ramen

Meet Ana Cvetkovic of the Blog Better Than Ramen

A little background on Ana Cvetkovic and Better Than Ramen Ana Cvetkovic is the blogger behind the blog Better Than Ramen, and will be a featured speaker at the April Bloggers Meet Startups event at 1871. Keep up with her on Twitter by following @betterthanramen! Tell us about Better Than Ramen. Better than Ramen is… Continue Reading

Meet Amanda Elliott of the Blog Windy City Cosmo

Meet Amanda Elliott of the Blog Windy City Cosmo

A little background about Amanda Elliot and Windy City Cosmo Amanda Elliot was a featured speaker at February’s Bloggers Meet Startups Event. Windy City Cosmo is a lifestyle blog that invites you to meet entrepreneurs, taste inventive cocktails, and explore Chicago through events (with or without heels). If you knew then what you know now… Continue Reading

Meet Ben Premo and his startup PrimoBanks

Meet Ben Premo and his startup PrimoBanks

Ben Premo is the founder of PrimoBanks which is a web startup aimed at helping users find local banks with the lowest or best fees for their needs.  Ben is a banking industry veteran and is trying to enable consumers to have the best information available when they go to find a new bank.  Ben… Continue Reading

Meet: Karen and The POWCH!

Meet: Karen and The POWCH!

Meet Karen Orlich of k.o. kidz Karen has designed, developed, and tested (with kids and adults) a reusable, collapsible, waterproof, USA made, food and drink pouch/bottle for over two years and launched to the world through an Indiegogo campaign (i.e. crowdfunding platform) on Earth Day 2015. The product is called The POWCH! (‘fighting for a greener planet… Continue Reading

February #BMSmeetup Recap

February #BMSmeetup Recap

Thanks to everyone who came out to 1871 for Bloggers Meet Startups!  Lot’s of great new connections made and really happy to hear about the ones made from from past meets.  Very special thank you to 1871 for allowing us to hold BMS within their awesome space! February 2016 Featured Presenters Amanda of WindyCityCosmo.com – Windy City… Continue Reading

Meet Justin and Matt of Backspace App

Meet Justin and Matt of Backspace App

Justin Romano and Matt Harris are the brains behind Backspace. I recently caught up with them to learn more about their entrepreneurial journey. What is Backspace App? Justin & Matt: People have become afraid to express themselves on social media due to posts from their pasts coming back to haunt them. People have lost jobs… Continue Reading

Bloggers Meet Startups is on the move in 2016 | Built In Chicago

Bloggers Meet Startups is on the move in 2016 | Built In Chicago

I’m really excited to announce these new collaborations; hope you can join us on Feb 24! Chicago startup pitch event Bloggers Meet Startups establishes exciting new collaborations aimed at facilitating more great connections in 2016. New event location at 1871 will launch Bloggers Meet Startups into monthly format. Source: Bloggers Meet Startups is on the… Continue Reading

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