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Forj raises $15 million and announces merger
Funding, Software

Forj raises $15 million and announces merger

Startup Forj has just raised a $15 million-dollar Series A funding round and announced a merger with Web Courseworks that will come together under the Forj brand. Forj was founded in 2021 to create a B2B SaaS platform for communities of practice. This AI-driven software creates opportunities for engagement, learning, and making meaningful connections between…

Startup Lower disrupts lending with mortgage as a service
Software

Startup Lower disrupts lending with mortgage as a service

Columbus tech startup Lower has just unveiled a new service that could disrupt the lending industry: mortgage as a service. And it’s not just for them. Lower has created a mortgage as a service platform (MaaS), which allows clients to offer mortgages as a service to end customers. Their first customer is Opendoor. “Much like…

Stefanini Creates Real-Time Video Language Translation Tool with Microsoft
Software

Stefanini Creates Real-Time Video Language Translation Tool with Microsoft

Many professionals have been in remote meetings since the pandemic hit, which has highlighted the need for a translation tool that works in real time for international companies. Stefanini has just created an AI-leveraged simultaneous translation tool with Microsoft to serve their multi-national teams collaborating over technology. We sat down with Alex Winetzki,¬†Woopi CEO and…

How to connect with Chicago’s startup ecosystem
Funding

How to connect with Chicago’s startup ecosystem

Desiree Vargas Wrigley runs TechRise and P33 Chicago, a startup community and pitch competition that supports women and BIPOC startup founders with generous funding. We recently reported on the organization, but wanted to circle back to get more details out on how you can get involved in these programs. Wrigley says that the organization set…

Welcome to Cronicle Press: Ann Arbor Tech News
Announcements, Tech News

Welcome to Cronicle Press: Ann Arbor Tech News

You live in Ann Arbor or maybe you just work here. From the chatter on the street or in the restaurants, you know thousands of people here work in technology. Walking from Main St. to State St., it’s hard to not notice a tech t-shirt, banter about code, signs on offices with made up words. Whether they’re startups or billion dollar businesses with offices here, tech is all over Ann Arbor today and they’re all hiring. There is so much happening, where can we all find out about what’s going on where?

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