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April 11, 2022
World Business Chicago at SeedCon 2022

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, and teams of operators began innovating at speeds which the world had never seen before. SeedCon amplified these voices to showcase[…]

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April 11, 2022
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 partner with Chicago’s own tastytrade for a ThinkChicago Fintech Summit. Founded in 2011, tastytrade currently produces eight hours[…]

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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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