Friday, October 18, 2013

Innovation and Risk in Chicago: Past and Present

 I really like the way the past is used in this radio piece on a start-up business selling used IT equipment on the 12th floor of Chicago's Mercantile Mart.  It connects the type of innovation and risk needed to get such a company off the ground with the boom and bust economy that has always defined the Windy City.  Heath Carter of Valparaiso University does a nice job as one of the guest historians.  I love the sounds of him talking as the city buzzes and Chicago River flows behind him.

Listen here.