Another Tech-Forward Home Care Startup Shuts Down

A Chicago-based home care startup has closed its doors after only being open in the city for roughly six months. The announcement adds doubt to whether technology-first approaches to the home care industry can be successful. The company, Respect, underwent an arduous process to open in Illinois while the state was in the midst of […]

How One Home Care Company is Finding ‘Dope’ Referrals

In the home care space, a strong base of referral relationships is an essential part of doing business. One Chicago-based home care startup, Respect, is sparking interest after recently opening its doors by looking for referral relationships in an unusual place—the medical marijuana industry. Respect, which has locations in Chicago and Milwaukee, has built a relationship with […]

Honor of the Midwest: How a Chicago Startup is Taking on Home Care

Setting up a home care shop in Illinois is no easy feat, as one startup CEO found out. With no state budget in place for nearly two years, the business reality in Illinois left the startup, called Respect, in a pickle and facing a possible year-long delay to launch—despite the CEO’s personal connection to Gov. Bruce Rauner. After […]