The “business hug?”

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The “business hug?”

Are you a hugger at work? Would you rather fist bump it out? Maybe a handshake will do? Blue Sky wants to know!

Inspiration from world-record swimmer Diana Nyad

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Inspiration from world-record swimmer Diana Nyad

Diana Nyad, champion swimmer and author of “Find a Way,” discusses her record-setting swim from Cuba to Florida with reporter Amina Elahi at a Blue Sky Innovation event Nov. 4, 2015, at the Music Box Theatre.

A history of Groupon

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A history of Groupon

Andrew Mason started Groupon in Chicago in November 2008, offering products or services at a discounted price while participating merchants paid a commission. Today it has sold more than 850 million units in more than 500 markets in about 40 countries.

Lessons from the 2015 Chicago Innovation Award winners

Lessons from the 2015 Chicago Innovation Award winners

Watch the full video interviews from these 2015 Chicago Innovation Awards winners ContextMedia, Kapow, Coapt, the Cara Program and Snapsheet.

A history of the MBA

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A history of the MBA

Master of Business Administration changes and innovations through the decades, from business schools far and near.

So, about Chicago’s new cloud tax…

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So, about Chicago’s new cloud tax…

“Chicagoans who pay to stream movies and music from services like Netflix and Spotify will now need to fork over an additional 9 percent for the privilege, as will Chicago businesses that pay to use everything from real estate to court databases online, under a decision the city quietly made recently to expand its taxing power.”