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Chicago declares a Unicorn Day

“In 2021 alone, seven companies in Chicago have become unicorns (startup companies valued at over $1 billion), according to World Business Chicago and financial data from software firm Pitchbook.” | learn more

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Illinois’ finances improved after Covid-19

While it’s technically true, don’t forget the $144 billion of unfunded pension liabilities. “Vendors are being paid at a faster pace than at any point in the past 20 years. And a $42 billion state budget soon headed to Democratic […]

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Not the best list to be on

“A list Of Chicago aldermen indicted, raided or implicated by the feds, criminally charged or convicted since 2019.” | learn more

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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 […]