Is Amazon (Chica) Go the Future of Grocery Shopping?

On March 7, 2019 I went to an Amazon Go store for the first time. Outside of Seattle, Chicago is one of the first cities to serve Amazon Go, so I figured this would be a really cool opportunity to experience the growing chain of cashier-less stores first hand. For reference, this is the one on Clark Street in Chicago’s Loop.

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Under the Hood of the New Website

Midway Ventures’ new website is built with the Squarespace Developer Platform. The Squarespace Developer Platform is a relatively new technology compared to more longstanding solutions like Wordpress. This post offers a tour of the site and the tech behind it.

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What We Do at Midway Ventures

To help those curious about Midway Ventures get a better idea of what we do on a day-to-day basis, we caught up with associates Archita and Elissa, who worked this quarter with a biotechnology startup focusing on revolutionizing clinical trials.

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Shanghai: My Experience in China's Startup Underbelly

Anybody who has flown internationally knows that between the airplane door and the gangway is a small gap, exposing you to your first whopping whiff of ‘fresh’ air since you boarded. This miasma is common, and its putridity does a good job of summing up my experience in Shanghai.

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Meet Midway:
Agnay Mohindra

In the latter portion of Spring Quarter, a few members of Midway Ventures were interviewed to help our clients, as well as the undergraduate students at the University of Chicago, gain a better understanding of what students involved in Midway Ventures are like.

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