September 22, 2020

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BEYOND 1% Build upon and be a part of a movement for change. The movement: move the needle on the 1% of venture capital investment in minorities entrepreneurs. At less than one percent, the US hasn’t scratched the surface and our economies have no idea what our under...

Thank you all for your continued support of Colony 5. We convened our first business accelerator cohort, C518, the first designed specifically to leverage machine to machine architectures.

Growing up in the city of Chicago I have had the pleasure of being a true city girl.  Unlike most kids from the community that I went to grammar school in, I was blessed with the opportunity to experience the entire city. My Dad made sure of that.  He was intentional a...

October 27, 2017

2017 Civic Tech Challenge in Chicago

August 23, 2017

August 2017 marks the start of OUR apps competition, the 2017 Colony 5 Civic Tech Challenge – CTC17.  Most anyone can submit an idea or join a team to help take an idea to reality. 

As in other apps competitions, the path begins with submitting your idea online, an...

August 21, 2017

A few heretics and I are looking for Chicago residents who are crazy and capable enough to become drivers of economic change.  As a child of the 70’s, I watched our neighborhoods change as steel mills and candy manufacturers shuttered, and auto factories laid off worke...

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