Brad Keywell

Entrepreneur Aims To Spark Job Growth At Chicago Ideas Week

A Chicago entrepreneur is hoping Chicago Ideas week will spark enough conversation, communication and ideas to spark new businesses and thus new jobs in Chicago.


Mayor Rahm Emanuel speaks to engineering and computer science students at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign on Oct. 2, 2012. The mayor was recruiting students to work in Chicago after they graduate. (Credit: CBS)

Mayor Recruits Engineering Students At UIUC To Boost City’s Tech Ranks

Could Chicago become the Silicon Valley of the Midwest? If Mayor Rahm Emanuel gets his way, it’s a very real possibility.

CBS 2–10/02/2012

Chicago Ideas Week

Innovation, Creativity To Be On Display For Chicago Ideas Week

Monday marks the start of the very first Chicago Ideas Week – days packed with dozens of speakers and events touting innovation and creativity.

CBS Chicago–10/07/2011

Chicago Ideas Week

City, Groupon Team Up To Launch Chicago Ideas Week

Mayor Rahm Emanuel is teaming up with Groupon to launch Chicago Ideas Week, a forum for all kinmds of ideas from technology to the arts.

WBBM Newsradio–08/04/2011