Chicago's Startup Community in National Spotlight
As Chicago residents, we’ve grown accustomed each day to new headlines regarding the city’s thriving technology and startup communities. Chicago has become home to several entrepreneurial incubators and angel investment in startups has increased dramatically over the past couple of years.
It turns out the city’s reputation for producing tech-savvy, ambitious entrepreneurs is not limited to the Chicagoland area. Today, the Wall Street Journal includes articles highlighting five hubs that have sprung up for Chicago’s tech entrepreneurs and how the city’s startup ecosystem has begun to soar.
One article sheds light on how a variety of high profile Chicago entrepreneurs have found success and how Chicago’s entrepreneurial culture fosters innovation and success.
Another takes a look at five business incubators that and spaces that have created a breeding ground for startups: Catapult Chicago, 1871,Technori Pitch, Code Academy, and Excelerate Labs.
The Chamber is a strong advocate for innovation in Chicago’s technology community as a means to improve growth in the region and our ability to compete in an increasingly competitive, global economy.
Click here to read the Wall Street Journal’s “5 New Spots for Chicago Tech Entrepreneurs”
Click here to read the Wall Street Journal’s “A Start-Up Ecosystem Forms in Chicago”