We work with brilliant, impassioned and serious entrepreneurs, and align them with market validation from strategic corporate partners that become customers, channel relationships or investors in the venture.
Tomorrow’s successful tech startups won’t look like they did in the past. They’ll be willing to apply their vision to the real-world problems that face today’s industry leaders, and work collaboratively on business solutions that get to markets and customers faster and more economically than ever before. Innovating isn’t a lifestyle, it’s work, just like successful businesses don’t just raise money, they make it. We’re looking for the select startups that think like we do… and want to engage seriously with our corporate clients and global ecosystem of innovators. If you’re ready, we want to hear from you.
“If you don’t innovate, you’re dead,” was a common theme and not-so-veiled warning to large enterprises in Terry Howerton’s startling talk at an April TEDxUIUC event hosted by the University of Illinois.89 percent of the Fortune 500 has evaporated since 1955. In just the past 10 years, 712 corporations fell off the Fortune 1000. This […]
At the State of Innovation panel hosted by ChicagoInno, Fred Hoch and Terry Howerton joined other local tech leaders in a dynamic discussion focused on what is happening here in Chicago within our tech community. Fred Hoch delivered the night’s best one-liner, “we need to dream bigger; we need bigger cojones.” The keynote speech was […]
Chicago, Illinois – Today TechNexus announced its support of the second-annual Immigrant Heritage Month, an initiative to partner community organizations, elected officials, corporations, artists, and thought leaders to gather and share inspirational stories of American immigrants. TechNexus CEO, Terry Howerton said, “Immigration is an important cause for TechNexus on behalf of the tech industry and […]
May 5, 2015 TechNexus’ relationship with Comcast supports significant link between large enterprise and startup innovation INTX (Internet and Television Expo) Chicago is a live, interactive event from NCTA (National Cable and Television Association) that addresses the changing dynamics within the digital economy. INTX unites network operators to content creators to technologists to startups. From […]
TechNexus is proud to partner with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) on EMERGE, an accelerator program that focuses on wearable technology for first responders. The accelerator program is new model for sourcing innovation by DHS and mirrors the successful collaborative model that has proven successful for the […]
Energy giant and TechNexus corporate partner Exelon is contributing their expertise to EMERGE. Exelon employees—who have been on the scenes of disasters, accidents and other emergency situations—have first-hand experiences and insights that are invaluable for TechNexus, the Department of Homeland Security and the Center for Innovative Technology. “Our team will get a close look at […]
TechNexus is proud to announce the final 13 participants of the EMERGE Accelerator Program, the result of a three-month selection process. These ventures were sourced from more than 220 ecosystem partners in 154 cities and each possess technologies with a commercial appeal that are relevant to Homeland Security and first responders. Congratulations to the following […]