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20 in Their 20s 2017

Crain's 20 in their 20's | 2017 features BallotReady co-founders Alex Niemczewski and Aviva Rosman. Read their profile here.
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5 Ways to Make Your Voice Heard in the Healthcare Reform Debate

Republicans in the House of Representatives recently unveiled their new healthcare plan, the American Health Care Act, which is intended to replace the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare.…
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14 Social Impact Startups Move Forward in UChicago’s 2017 Social NVC

Along with the 32 startups selected for the main track of University of Chicago’s annual New Venture Challenge, the Social Enterprise Initiative (SEI) also announced 14 social impact startups have…
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Phase II Teams Selected for the Social New Venture Challenge

The Social Enterprise Initiative has announced the 14 teams accepted into phase II of the 2017 John Edwardson, ’72, Social New Venture Challenge (SNVC). The SNVC is the social impact…
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Voter Education Platform BallotReady Will Expand to All 50 States by 2018

BallotReady, the voter education platform cofounded by Aviva Rosman and Alex Niemczewski out of University of Chicago, is ready to be the go-to voting guide across 50 states by 2018.…
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Mobile Money Apps: Tech Helps Teach Kids to Save

Even the iconic piggy bank is getting a digital makeover. Feeding the piggy has long been a down-homey, tried-and-true way to teach kids how to save money. Now, these lessons…
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Breaking Down the Election With BallotReady

On this week’s podcast, Karis heads to the Polsky Exchange North in Hyde Park to catch up with Aviva Rosman and Alex Niemczewski, cofounders of BallotReady, a voter education platform…
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BallotReady Wants to Help Decode Your Intimidatingly Long Voting Ballot

In 2012, Alex Niemczewski was a recent University of Chicago graduate with a background in nonprofit community work—young, well-educated, civic-minded. As you might expect, she went to cast a ballot.…
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Panelists Talk Politics and Technology at Polsky

The University of Chicago’s (U. of C.) Institute of Politics (IOP) co hosted a talk earlier today, Oct. 27, on how technology has changed and will change the elections process.…
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BallotReady Goes National with New Election Guides on 20,000 Candidates

While some voters already know who they'll support for president come November, the rest of the ballot is a mystery for many. Chicago startup BallotReady wants to help voters fill…

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