Artistic rendering of a Whole Foods Market planned for the Englewood neighborhood. (Credit: City of Chicago)

Potential Whole Foods Suppliers Flock To Englewood Workshop

Chicago area entrepreneurs filled an auditorium at Kennedy-King College on Friday, hoping Whole Foods would pick their products to fill the shelves of a store scheduled to open in Englewood at the end of the year.



Chicago Conference Connects Entrepreneurial Moms From All Around the World

It’s a challenge for millions of women, balancing their business with their babies, but a group of Chicago moms are getting some help from each other. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker explains.


Barrington High School (CBS)

Barrington High School Teaching Students To Become Entrepreneurs

Summer is a time for many teens to relax, but five groups of Barrington High School students are busier than ever, after finding success in a business incubator class – the first course of its kind in the nation.


Merchandise Mart

Chicago To Become Home To New Biotech Hub At Merchandise Mart

The state of Illinois has provided $4 million to help launch new startup help for healthcare technology companies in downtown Chicago.



Entrepreneur Aims To Spark Job Growth At Chicago Ideas Week

A Chicago entrepreneur is hoping Chicago Ideas week will spark enough conversation, communication and ideas to spark new businesses and thus new jobs in Chicago.


City Hall

New City Office Seeks To Make Chicago More Immigrant-Friendly

A new Emanuel Administration official says special help for immigrant businesspeople is only the beginning of new initiatives for Chicago’s immigrant communities.

WBBM Newsradio–12/06/2011

Chicago Ideas Week

Innovation, Creativity To Be On Display For Chicago Ideas Week

Monday marks the start of the very first Chicago Ideas Week – days packed with dozens of speakers and events touting innovation and creativity.

CBS Chicago–10/07/2011

Chicago Ideas Week

City, Groupon Team Up To Launch Chicago Ideas Week

Mayor Rahm Emanuel is teaming up with Groupon to launch Chicago Ideas Week, a forum for all kinmds of ideas from technology to the arts.

WBBM Newsradio–08/04/2011