News & Insights

We’ve incubated hundreds of ventures, advised dozens of corporations on growth and innovation strategy, and we’re now one of the most active venture investors in the country.  Below you’ll find the latest news from our portfolio companies, our broader ecosystem, and lessons we’ve learned along the way.

News & Insights

TechNexus Perspective · Ecosystem News ·  Media 

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Why Build Venture Ecosystems for Growth?

A true Venture Ecosystem is a network of interconnected corporations and startups, engaging as a collaborative community to sustain and grow.

If built properly with specific, actionable goals defined, a highly-effective bespoke ecosystem becomes a resounding platform of leadership for the corporation. It becomes the lynchpin in an interwoven set of relationships that fosters common interests, innovation, and revenue growth.

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Navigating the new frontiers of innovation

  BigCo leaders must learn to navigate the new frontiers of innovation. TechNexus began nearly fifteen years ago to bring Chicago’s nascent tech startup community together to create meaningful relationships and connect entrepreneurs in ways that helped us all build …

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Why Venture Collaboration is the Future of Corporate R&D

What can venture capital firms offer startups? Money, foremost. Mentorship, usually. Publicity, street cred, and validation are typically part of the deal. What’s missing in this model may be why so many startups fail: critical strategic services. Early commercial validation, …

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Trint, the AI-powered transcription service, closes $4.5M Series A
Fred Hoch of TechNexus Venture Collaborative | Bootstrapping in America
LANDR Brings Music Mastering to the Cloud, Helping Major Labels & Bedroom Acts Alike
Disney, Brie Larson Trainer Share ‘Captain Marvel’ Workout on Fitness App
AI Is About To Take The Ship’s Helm Away From Humans
Netflix of Blockchain: MTonomy Brings Streaming Video to Ethereum
Sea Machines Conducts Live Transcontinental Autonomy Demonstrations
Streem raises more cash for AR-powered home improvement tech, hints at larger vision
ShotTracker gets OK for coaches to use in-game (Video) – Kansas City Business Journal
LANDR launches new audio mastering tool for Premiere Pro CC video editors by Jose Antunes – ProVideo Coalition
An Open Letter from an Entrepreneur Dad to His Kids on How to Find Success
Building Lambda School for Personal Wellness
TechNexus Seeks Collaborators for Smart City Innovation Lab
Cities Leveraging Analytics Platforms to Work Smarter, Not Harder
Smart City Leaders and What They’re Tackling