As an extension of the Chicago Venture Summit, Startup Chicago connects local entrepreneurs with regional and national investors to accelerate their growth. The new startup growth program facilitates venture matchmaking and corporate partner relations for 200+ participating startups.See More
ThinkChicago connects top-tier, diverse talent with career opportunities in Chicago's thriving tech & innovation ecosystem. ThinkChicago is a national STEM talent attraction & retention program led by World Business Chicago, in partnership with City of Chicago, the University of Illinois System, and the City Colleges of Chicago.See More
World Business Chicago is Chicago’s public-private economic development agency. Our mission is to drive inclusive economic growth and job creation, support business, and promote Chicago as a leading global city. Our vision is to ensure that all Chicagoans prosper.
The Innovation & Venture Strategy Initiative is World Business Chicago’s portfolio of programs driving inclusive growth and opportunity for Chicago’s tech economy & innovation ecosystem. These programs include Startup Chicago, the Chicago Venture Summit, ThinkChicago, and Venture Engine.http://www.worldbusinesschicago.com/