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Archive for October, 2021
October 27, 2021
Manufacturing Town Hall Hosted by World Business Chicago & Calumet Area Industrial Commission

On Wednesday October 20th, World Business Chicago along with our partners the Calumet Area Industrial Commission hosted a Manufacturing Town Hall with 40 Chicago manufacturers to discuss the challenges and opportunities in strengthening the manufacturing ecosystem of Chicago. With nearly 12,000 manufacturing firms in the region, Chicago has[…]

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October 27, 2021
Capitalize VC Launches in Chicago

Chicago’s newest venture capital fund seeks to invest $10M in Black & Latinx Founders Only 2.6% of venture capital funding goes to Black and Latinx founders. Only 3.6% of angel investors are Black and Latinx, combined. On the other side of these barriers, we see a $2 Trillion[…]

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October 27, 2021
World Business Chicago, Nicor Gas, and bp launch inaugural Chicago Region Clean Energy Series

New virtual series to focus on Chicago’s role as an emerging leader in the future of energy. From startups to Fortune 500 companies, the city and region’s business community is playing a major role in developing new technologies and practical applications aimed at reducing carbon emissions and driving[…]

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October 5, 2021
Mayor Lightfoot joins World Business Chicago & partners to announce the fall edition of ThinkChicago Advanced Degree Exchange 2021

Mayor Lightfoot joins World Business Chicago & partners to announce the fall edition of ThinkChicago Advanced Degree Exchange 2021 ThinkChicago’s exclusive event for advanced degree students and professionals connects top-tier talent with rapidly-growing Chicago companies & startups  Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot joined World Business Chicago to announce the[…]

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