Chicago Tribune: Match Group’s Sam Yagan on resolutions, investments and online dating

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The dating season opened Feb. 15, according to Urban Dictionary. But Sam Yagan ⇒ sees dating season differently, from an entrepreneur and executive’s perspective. He co-founded online dating site OkCupid in 2003 and sold it to IAC/InterActiveCorp in 2011 for $90 million. He is now Chicago-based CEO of IAC’s online …

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Chicago Inno: A Chicago Startup Is Heading to Google HQ to Pitch Top Investors

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A Chicago startup was selected by Google for Entrepreneurs to pitch venture capitalists and other notable tech figures at the organization’s second annual Demo Day. inRentive, a platform for real estate professionals to help them manage listings and quickly post ads to sites like Craigslist and Facebook, was selected to compete in …

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At least two Techstars companies take in some cash before Demo Day

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The model of Techstars Demo Day as the first chance for needy startups to reach into the wallets of eager investors got disrupted this year, with at least two of 10 companies, NexLP and Telnyx, walking into Wednesday’s event with venture-capital cash in the bank. And a third company, InRentive, …

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Chicago Inno: Techstars Member inRentive is Helping Real Estate Professionals Better Reach Tenants

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While working at a Chicago-based real estate brokerage firm, Melissa Moline noticed a common problem that property management companies continued running into: posting listing to Craigslist was a hassle. Realizing that the marketing process should be much simpler for property managers, she founded inRentive, a platform that helps real estate …

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Forbes: Tech’s Stars Of Chicago

This summer’s class of tech up-and-comers was announced this morning. TechStars, a premier accelerator, unveiled the roster for its Chicago 2014 class, a list which included startups focusing on such fields as education, gaming and marketing services. See the full list below: Of the 10 companies, six hail from Chicago, …

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