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11.01.2022

Chicago Venture Summit Future-of Logistics is The Largest #ChiVentureSummit Ever

10 #s to recap the event happenings and attendees of the Future-of-Logistics 1) Registered 850+ founders, innovators, & investors 2) Representation from 450+ unique corporations, investment firms, start-ups, non-profits, non-profits,…

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11.01.2022

Chicago Business Bulletin: Logistics Tech in Chicago

In this updated version of Issue 3, the Research Center reports logistics tech is, “A fast-growing vertical within the TD&L industry capitalizing on Chicago’s historic strengths, evolv

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11.09.2022

LaSalle Street Reimagined

The city of Chicago will subsidize renovations to the historic LaSalle Street corridor to introduce new apartments from converted office buildings. The Wall Street Journal reported on the City’s

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11.01.2022

Chicago is named the #1 Best Big City in the U.S. 6 Years in a Row

Condé Nast Traveler released its 2022 Readers’ Choice Awards for “#1 Best Big City in the U.S.” You can read the full Condé Nast Traveler article here.

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10.13.2022

Chicago's Best Days are Ahead of Us

In an open letter to the Economic Club of Chicago, Michael Fassnacht, CEO of World Business Chicago, addresses the national media coverage of the complex city of Chicago. Read the…

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09.07.2022

pro-Chicago Decisions KPI

We invite you to visit us here online often for breaking news, company announcements, original research reports, and other exciting updates about Chicago’s tech and business ecosystem. Every day, in

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10.24.2022

Business Roundtable: Cannabis and Chicago

Cannabis is a new ball park and Chicago is all in to become the Cannabis Capital in America. During the Cannabis Roundtable held on September 8th, 15 leaders in the…

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07.05.2022

Issue #3, Chicago Business Bulletin, Logistics Tech in Chicago

This latest report digs into Chicago's legacy infrastructure, current record-breaking levels of VC investment, plus strong network of universities, colleges, research incubators, have Chicago well

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10.17.2022

Chicago's Bid for ARPA-H

World Business Chicago is working with other stakeholders to amplify the call to bring ARPA-H to the Chicago region. The campaign is led via social media using digital touch points. The case for Chica

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10.24.2022

Business Roundtable: Cannabis and Chicago

Cannabis is a new ball park and Chicago is all in to become the Cannabis Capital in America. During the Cannabis Roundtable held on September 8th, 15 leaders in the…

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10.13.2022

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

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11.01.2022

World Business Chicago Announces Small Business Tech Symposium, Tuesday, October 18 @ Malcolm X Community College

CHICAGO, Sept. 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — World Business Chicago, the city’s public-private economic development agency, today announced it will host an event where small businesses can acces

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10.24.2022

World Business Chicago and Verizon co-host Small Business Tech Symposium on Chicago’s West Side

On Tuesday, October 18, World Business Chicago and Verizon co-hosted a one-day event at Malcolm X College - focused on #tech for #smallbiz. This event aimed to empower small businesses in historically

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10.24.2022

X Marks The Spot: Chicago Is The Epicenter for the Nation’s Fastest Growing Companies In Logistics And Transportation

Chicago uniquely thrives as a tier one global tech and innovation powerhouse, where home-grown startups are reinventing and reimagining industries overnight. Chicago's thriving tech and startup ecosys

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