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Monthly Archives: February 2014

Chicago Tribune – The complex dance of connecting corporations and startups

When Cheryl Harris sought to bring fresh ideas in analytics, data crunching and cyber security to top brass at Allstate Corp., she tapped a startup pipeline engineered to save Illinois companies time and money. Harris and others at Allstate, who were accustomed to an eight-step procurement process that resulted in months of waiting, were skeptical […]