Crain’s Chicago: Mark Tebbe named chair of ChicagoNext
Mark Tebbe, a veteran entrepreneur and investor, is taking over as chairman of ChicagoNext, a city effort for tech-company recruiting and development.
He succeeds J.B. Pritzker as chairman of the group, which was founded in 2012 as part of World Business Chicago, the city’s public-private arm for economic development and business recruiting. Pritzker, managing partner of investment firm Pritzker Group, who helped launch ChicagoNext, becomes chairman emeritus. Its executive director is Phil Nevels.
Chicago Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot & World Business Chicago Announce the Inaugural Chicago Venture Summit Future-of-Food
More than 600 founders, Fortune 500 leaders, and investors are attending Chicago’s flagship food innovation conference hosted by World Business Chicago. CHICAGO, May 26, 2022 – Chicago Mayor Lori
The Rattan L. Khosa SeedCon is Chicago Booth’s flagship entrepreneurship and venture capital conference. As the world seemed to stand still amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, investors, entrepreneurs, an
World Business Chicago Partners with Global Fintech Leader tastytrade for ThinkChicago Fintech Summit
“Innovation is the many years of study and analysis, which then finds itself in the path of an emerging opportunity” -Linwood Ma, tastytrade CTO World Business Chicago was proud to…
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 caree