Posts tagged Braintree

Money, or Big Ideas?

The past couple of weeks have been a whirlwind in Chicago tech.  There was the VC conference, where coastal VCs came into town to dip their toe in the water to see what’s going on in Chicago.  Chicago is building …






Great News For Chicago Entrepreneurs

Today, Braintree was purchased by Ebay for $800 Million.  Great day for the Chicago entrepreneurial ecosystem.  It’s the second company that was created in 2007 that had a big exit.  The first was Groupon. ($GRPN) Braintree came out of the …






Breakfast Links

People ask me why I drive all over the place.  Here is one reason.  Made this one the day before Hurricane Sandy struck. Braintree has a plan to help start ups get started. Check this out.  Great couple and friends …