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Archive for March, 2022
March 30, 2022
CBO Collective Announces $1 Million Grant from Google.org to Provide Job Placement and Support to Jobseekers from Under-Resourced Chicago Communities

CHICAGO — The Community Based Organization Collective today announced a $1 million grant from Google.org to help place hundreds of jobseekers on Chicago’s South and West sides into in-demand careers, in the tech economy and beyond. This is Google’s largest investment to date furthering its commitment to Chicago’s[…]

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March 23, 2022
Women’s History Month Spotlight: Caralynn Nowinski Collens – Dimension Inx

Contributor: Markayle Tolliver World Business Chicago salutes #WomensHistoryMonth by highlighting entrepreneurs and founders in Life Sciences and Health Care, one of Chicago’s fastest growing sectors experiencing tremendous innovation through tech. Today, we highlight Caralynn Nowinski Collens, the CEO of Dimension Inx., an organization that works with leading product[…]

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March 22, 2022
World Business Chicago Announces Fintech as Latest Industry Focus

(CHICAGO) – March 22, 2022 – Today, World Business Chicago, the city’s economic development agency, announced fintech as its fifth priority industry of focus. In launching this new area of focus, World Business Chicago has released a special Chicago Business Bulletin, “Fintech in Chicago,” providing a comprehensive insight[…]

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March 18, 2022
Women’s History Month Spotlight: Nina Dudnik – BioLabs

Contributor: Markayle Tolliver World Business Chicago salutes #WomensHistoryMonth by highlighting entrepreneurs and founders in the Life Sciences and Healthcare, one of Chicago’s fastest growing sectors experiencing tremendous innovation through tech. Today, we highlight Nina Dudnik, the Chief Business Officer at BioLabs, a membership based network of shared lab[…]

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March 14, 2022
World Business Chicago’s first-ever Startup Chicago FinTech Showcase with FinTEx and Jump Capital

Startup Chicago is World Business Chicago’s startup growth and venture attraction program. World Business Chicago joined FinTEx and Jump Capital for Startup Chicago’s first-ever fintech showcase. FinTEx is a community of the leading organizations within FinTech and financial services. Jump Capital is a thesis-led venture investor specializing in[…]

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March 11, 2022
Women’s History Month Spotlight: Anna Lisa Somera–Rhaeos

Contributor: Markayle Tolliver World Business Chicago salutes #WomensHistoryMonth by highlighting entrepreneurs and founders in the Life Sciences and Healthcare, one of Chicago’s fastest growing sectors experiencing tremendous innovation through tech. Today, we highlight Anna Lisa Somera, the CEO and co-founder of Rhaeos, a wearable technology company that has[…]

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March 8, 2022
World Business Chicago and CoinFlip host first-ever ThinkChicago Fintech Summit

One of Chicago’s leading fintech companies attracts talent through World Business Chicago’s national STEM program World Business Chicago joined CoinFlip,the world’s leading Bitcoin ATM operator, for ThinkChicago’s first-ever fintech summit. Founded in 2015, CoinFlip was recently named one of fastest-growing companies in Chicago by Crain’s. With their global[…]

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March 7, 2022
World Business Chicago 2022 Summer Internship Opportunities

We are seeking energetic and motivated interns to join our organization.  Our summer internship program provides an opportunity to build valuable skills, work on engaging projects, and be engrained in World Business Chicago’s mission of driving inclusive economic growth and job creation, supporting business, and promoting Chicago as a leading global[…]

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March 4, 2022
Women’s History Month Spotlight: Sona Shah – Neopenda

Contributor: Markayle Tolliver World Business Chicago salutes #WomensHistoryMonth by highlighting entrepreneurs and founders in Life Sciences and Healthcare, one of Chicago’s fastest growing sectors experiencing tremendous innovation through tech. Today, we highlight Sona Shah, the CEO and co-founder of Neopenda, a global health social enterprise creating technologies to[…]

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March 3, 2022
World Business Chicago Seeking Creative Firm to Lead Retail Activations

Over the next three years, WBC expects to focus on aiding industries that have been hard-hit by Covid, assist with the investment in growth industries that can bring economic recovery, support local businesses and entrepreneurs and help bring back Chicago’s Travel and Tourism sector. Programming, intended to drive[…]

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