NFT ImnotArt Exhibition, Clinify Raised $ 3.1 Million & More Chicago Tech News
With a handful of new moves on Windy City’s tech scene, find out how these companies are heating things up this summer with new capital and more. This is the Built In Chicago weekly update.
Clinify Health raised $ 3.1 million. For the benefit of people living in underserved communities, the company supports healthcare providers in these areas, enabling them to prioritize Medicare patients who need care the most, as well as reducing costs. of this care. Clinify is investing its round of seed funding led by Seae Ventures in growing its team and developing new products. [Built In Chicago]
Modern Ventures has secured a fund of $ 200 million. The venture capital firm invests in startups in industries such as real estate, home services and insurance. Its portfolio consists of over 100 companies and includes trendy names like ICON, Homesnap and Porch. With the intention of continuing to invest this second fund in more startups in these spaces, Moderne’s assets under management currently total $ 350 million. [Chicago Inno]
Chicago Tech Quote of the Week
“A lot of artists are experimenting, and that lends itself to working with digital media. But as a gallery, we want to be able to present art in the best possible way, whether it’s a still image, something animated, or an interactive experience. – Chase McCaskill, co-founder of imnotArt
imnotArt has launched an NFT art exhibition. Despite the small size of the exhibition space at 1010 N. Ashland Ave., “The New Digital” art exhibit presents a world of digital creations. The exhibit features non-fungible token (NFT) artwork from native Chicago artists. Since a piece of code or token represents the digital work, each piece presented can be considered the artist’s original. The display is visible in both the real and digital worlds and is available until August 22. [Built In Chicago]
Chicago has launched a citywide recruiting event. “Hire Chicago” is a five-week initiative designed to connect Chicagoans with employers who hire in industries such as hospitality, transportation, technology, healthcare and manufacturing. The program will include free virtual workshops, screening discussions and job interviews and will also provide career resources for those in need. [Built In Chicago]