Friday, January 22, 2021
Every major technology giant from Google, Facebook, Salesforce, Linkedin, Microsoft, Apple, Tesla, Amazon, etc., have all claimed that their platforms have changed the world. Not only have they changed the world, but they’ve expanded the job market and they’ve made more millionaires and billionaires over the last twenty years...
IU Ventures, formerly the Indiana University Research and Technology Corporation, has announced new programs designed to foster connections among investors, IU faculty, students and entrepreneurs throughout the global IU community to support, invest in and grow innovative new enterprises with IU affiliations. In the past, IU Ventures had a broad...
The Illinois Black Chamber of Commerce honored Camelot Illinois by awarding its Outstanding Corporate Leadership Award during the Chamber’s 14th annual convention in East Peoria, Illinois. This award is given to an individual or organization that is a champion for creating and maintaining diversity within their community. The award recipient also displays a...
Comcast announced plans to open an Xfinity Store in Chicago’s historic Pullman neighborhood at 11702 South Marshfield Ave. The 6,400-square-foot store, which is slated to open later this year, is designed entirely around the needs of customers, providing them with the opportunity to explore, learn about and interact directly with the latest Xfinity services...
U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) hosted a roundtable about the needs of minority-owned small businesses and her efforts to increase small business access to capital with U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) recently at the Chatham Business Association. The Senators were joined by Chicago Aldermen David Moore and Michelle A....
By: Giavonni Nickson Chuck Hughes, the executive director of the Gary Chamber of Commerce has been recognized by Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb for a lifetime of work that has made a positive impact on the Gary community. Hughes was presented the Reverend Charles Williams Award by the Republican governor during the...
The University of Chicago’s Polsky Small Business Growth Program provides small-business owners with personalized consulting services from Booth School of Business faculty, coaches from the Polsky Center, and students. Based at UChicago’s Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, the program is supported by the UChicago Office of Civic Engagement and funded by JP Morgan Chase as part of its...
Family-run management and technology consultancy is the first small business in Illinois to earn the OnDeck Award. The William Everett Group, (TWEG) a management and information technology consulting firm, has been selected as the OnDeck Small Business of the Month for July 2019. OnDeck® (NYSE: ONDK) is the leader in online lending to...
Following the March and April full Committee hearings to hold megabanks accountable, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chairwoman of the House Financial Services Committee, and Congresswoman Joyce Beatty (D-OH), Chairwoman of the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Diversity and Inclusion, sent requests to Bank of America Corporation, Bank of New...
Insurer will bring more than 500 jobs to Morgan Park Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL), a division of Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC), is planning to open a new multipurpose solution center on Chicago’s South Side. BCBSIL has leased nearly 130,000 square feet of space at 119th...