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Archive for February, 2022
February 28, 2022
Black History Month Spotlight: Meta

World Business Chicago promotes and spotlights notable Black & Brown business leaders and entrepreneurs to help inspire students, entrepreneurs and leaders of startups and companies, of others who are paving the way, charting new and interesting paths in business. Today we spotlight the Vice President & Head of[…]

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February 25, 2022
Chicago Region Clean Energy Series Session #3

Chicago Region Clean Energy Series by WBC, Nicor Gas, & bp gathers local clean tech leaders Launched in October 2021, the WBC-led thought leadership series explores Chicago’s role as an emerging leader in the future of energy. From startups to Fortune 500 companies, the city and region’s business[…]

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February 25, 2022
Black History Month Spotlight: 548 Capital

Contributor: Markayle Tolliver, Coordinator, Community Impact World Business Chicago enjoys spotlighting inspiring Black & Brown business owners and entrepreneurs, to help inspire and motivate the next generation of business owners. Today, we present business owner and real estate developer, AJ Patton, CEO, 548 Capital, a real estate company[…]

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February 18, 2022
Black History Month Spotlight: Evanston Technology Partners (ETP)

Contributor: Markayle Tolliver, Coordinator, Community Impact World Business Chicago enjoys spotlighting inspiring Black & Brown business leaders, founders, and entrepreneurs, to help inspire students, entrepreneurs and founders of startups and companies, of others who are paving the way, charting new and interesting paths in business. Today we spotlight[…]

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February 11, 2022
Black History Month Spotlight: Cedar Concepts

Contributor: Markayle Tolliver, Coordinator, Community Impact During Black History Month, World Business Chicago will be spotlighting inspiring Black business leaders, founders, and entrepreneurs. This week we spotlight the owner and founder of a Chicago-based chemical manufacturer. Meet business owner Linda McGill-Boasmond of Cedar Concepts. Cedar Concepts manufactures surfactants,[…]

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February 4, 2022
Black History Month Spotlight: Checago Coffee App

Contributor: Markayle Tolliver, Coordinator, Community Impact During Black History Month, World Business Chicago will be spotlighting inspiring Black business leaders, founders, and entrepreneurs.  As Chicago has the nation’s largest food and beverage manufacturing industry, with over 60,000 employees and $8.4B, our first profile this month represents our city’s[…]

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February 3, 2022
Director of Business Development – FinTech Industry

Director of Business Development – FinTech Industry World Business Chicago is a public-private, non-profit partnership that drives inclusive economic growth and job creation, supports business, and promotes Chicago as a leading global city. Position Summary The Director of Business Development is a full-time position that reports to the[…]

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February 3, 2022
Research Analyst

Research Analyst World Business Chicago (WBC) is a public-private, non-profit partnership that drives inclusive economic growth and job creation, supports business, and promotes Chicago as a leading global city. The Research Center provides cross-functional support to enhance WBC’s thought leadership in attracting, expanding and retaining businesses, promoting Chicago[…]

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February 3, 2022
Mayor Lightfoot joins World Business Chicago to announce the 2022 Chicago Venture Summit Future-of-Food this May 25-26 

Mayor Lightfoot joins World Business Chicago to announce the 2022 Chicago Venture Summit Future-of-Food this May 25-26  Chicago’s flagship VC & startup conference will evolve as the city’s inaugural event focused on Chicago’s thriving food & ag innovation ecosystem     CHICAGO –  Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot joined[…]

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