HONEST GAME IN THE NEWS

Chicago, March 11, 2020
A Chicago startup that helps high school athletes with college eligibility requirements landed a $50,000 investment at the first-ever Chicago Bulls Venture Competition. Last night Honest Game, a company that creates a tool to help high school athletes navigate the college eligibility process, took home a $50,000 equity investment from LOUD Capital, a Columbus-based VC firm that partnered with the Bulls on the competition. Honest Game was named the winner during halftime of the Bulls’ game against the Cleveland Cavaliers.
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CHICAGO, March 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/
LOUD Capital, an early-stage alternative investment venture capital firm, in partnership with the Chicago Bulls, is excited to announce the winner of the first-ever Chicago Bulls Venture Competition, powered By LOUD Capital (CBVC), a competition to serve as a proving ground for promising startups and entrepreneurs in the Chicagoland area. Honest Game, a tool that collates data from college athletic clearinghouses to help student-athletes keep track of their eligibility, was announced as the winner last night at Chicago’s United Center during the Bulls’ home game against the Cleveland Cavaliers.
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CHICAGO, January 21, 2019 Built In Chicago’s 50 Startups to Watch in 2020
Technology is Chicago’s fastest-growing industry sector, having grown more 270 percent over the last decade, according to World Business Chicago. And 2019 was a model year that not only encapsulated the growth of technology in the city but also positioned Chicago for further success in 2020 and beyond.
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CHICAGO, September 16, 2019 / 1871 Announces 10 Companies Joining 10th WiSTEM Cohort
1871 announced today the 10 companies that will make up the 10th cohort of WiSTEM, an accelerator program that connects women entrepreneurs to capital, community, and technology resources.
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GLENCOE, March, 2020
A unique journey led Kim Michelson to found Honest Game, a public benefit corporation dedicated to helping student-athletes navigate NCAA eligibility. “800,000 athletes fall through the cracks each year because they are not eligible,” Kim stated. “I realized these kids would not have a way to go to college, and I knew we had to fix this.”
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