Chicago Business Startup Guide

Chicago is a thriving city with a lively small business ecosystem. Whatever industry you are considering, Chicago will surely make a great home for your business!

Turning your business dream into reality can be a challenge. Knowing the right steps to take and having the proper resources can help save time and money. The following guide outlines important first considerations for entrepreneurs looking to get their idea off the ground within the city of Chicago.

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Complete the form below to download the ChiBizHub Startup Guide. The resources provided in this and other ChiBizHub guides aim to equip individuals with the tools and skills to navigate Chicago’s small business ecosystem and to understand how to best take advantages of the resources available to them.