HearHere Radio raises $1.7 mln

By Luisa Beltran — 1 year ago

HearHere Radio said Wednesday that it has raised to-date $1.7 million in Convertible Promissory Notes. The investors include The Associated Press, A.H. Belo Management Services, Whittier Ventures, Ringleader Ventures, individual backers including Chicago venture capitalist Steve Miller, employees, family and friends. HearHere Radio’s flagship app, Rivet News Radio, aims to deliver personalized local, national and world news directly to smartphone users.


As Groupon’s Fortunes Shift, Chicago Sticks By It

By Connie Loizos — 4 years ago

Not long ago, the daily deals giant Groupon was the toast of Chicago, a press darling that received the blessing of Oprah Winfrey, was commended by Forbes as the “fastest growing company ever,” and even reportedly spurned a multibillion-dollar buyout offer from Google. A Chicago Tribune headline from last December summed up its place in […]