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Why more women are becoming entrepreneurs

Why more women are becoming entrepreneurs

Access to business resources and advances in technology are encouraging women to start businsses, says Chicago small business consultant Holly Katko. Business owners are utilizing cloud computing and business communication solutions that don’t require the infrastructure costs of high-priced computer equipment. Entrepreneurs can build their business more quickly and spend less.

Vote for SmallBizChicago.com

Thank you to everyone who has voted for SmallBizChicago.com for the MissionSmallBusiness.com funding contest. We have 112 votes so far and need 113 more by June 30. That means we’re halfway there. Why should you care? SmallBizChicago.com is designed to inform, inspire and connect businesses. But to carry out that mission, we need funding to […]

Investment bankers predict flat growth in IPOs

Submitted by BDO USA CHICAGO – According to a new study by BDO USA LLP one of the nation’s leading accounting and consulting organizations, there is little agreement among capital markets executives at leading investment banks when asked to forecast U.S. initial public offerings (IPOs) during the remainder of 2012. The bankers are relatively evenly divided among those that predict […]

SmallBizChicago.com needs your help

By now, you probably know that SmallBizChicago.com needs funding to grow. To that end, we’ve applied to the Mission: Small Business grant contest, which requires 250 votes by June 30. In less than 48 hours, we have collected 55 votes, so the momentum is building. Thank you to all who voted early. If you haven’t […]

Please take part in SmallBizChicago.com’s growth and success

  Please help my company help your company. SmallBizChicago.com is designed to inform, inspire and connect businesses. But to carry out that mission, we need funding to grow. Cast a vote for SmallBizChicago.com based in Wilmette, Ill., in the Mission: Small Business contest for a $250,000 grant from Chase by  going to www.missionsmallbusiness.com and scrolling down to […]