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New $5M grant fund for Chicago founders

“Desiree Vargas Wrigley, executive director of TechRise by P33, said in helping to establish the initiative, she thought of ways to give diverse tech founders what they need most — capital and resources for those who don’t have family or […]

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The DMV can be a frustrating place…

Felony bond court — Off-duty Chicago cop, on restricted duty and barred from carrying a firearm, is charged with having a gun and causing a disturbance at NW Side driver’s license office by (here comes some extra irony) refusing to […]

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A debate: what’s an accelerator without funding?

I’m not much of a twitter user but sometimes that’s where the action is! Crain’s reported “Tech incubator 1871 is launching a 12-week virtual program to help Black entrepreneurs start and grow companies.” The catch? There’s no funding. Chicago VC Ezra […]