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11/06/2020 - JPMorgan Chase/Kellogg School of Management Opportunity - Logan Square Development Approved - NorthBranch Virtual Tour Fundraiser
Northwestern University Workshop

Are you a minority or women small business leader, or do you own a small business in the Chicagoland area? Are you interested in gaining additional skills and learning more about how Northwestern University makes procurement decisions? These free webinars below provide information on doing business with Northwestern University and sessions on legal and business issues that companies face.

See sessions below, Click for flyer of presenters.
Thursday, November 12th, 2020
  • 10:30 to 11:30 AM - Negotiation for Underdogs:
Strategies for BIPOC & Women Entrepreneurs - Register here

Friday, November 13th, 2020
  • 9 to 9:45 AM - Introduction to Doing Business with
Northwestern University - Register here
  • 10 to 11:30 AM - Marketing Strategy Essentials
for Small & Medium Businesses - Register here
Kellogg, JPMorgan Chase
Seeking Business Participants

The Kellogg School of Management and JPMorgan Chase have partnered to offer ASCEND - Business Growth VI, a live virtual management education program. The partnership seeks minority-owned and other businesses located in Chicago's under-resourced neighborhoods on the South and West Sides, or those who hire a significant percentage of employees from those areas.

Businesses with revenue from $500,000 to $20,000,000, and employing five or more persons are the best fit. However, companies with lower incomes but with high growth potential will also be considered.

The partnership aligns management education, market access, and capital access to grow businesses and jobs in low and moderate-income (LMI) communities in Chicago.  It also develops a network that links business schools, market access organizations, Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI), and Chase Small Business Banking.

Learn more and apply hereKellogg Ascend Business Growth  
Applications are reviewed in the order received with a one-week response time.  

Questions: Michele Rogers, Program Director/Clinical Assistant Professor
Office: 847/491-8689 Mobile: 312/618-5000
ASCEND Session Schedule
  • Sunday, November 15th - 2 AM to 4:45 PM - this session is mandatory  
     
  • The balance of sessions run Mondays through Thursdays
  • November 16th to 19th - 8:45 AM to 12:15 PM
  • November 30th to December 1st - 8:45 AM to 12:15 PM
  • No sessions Thanksgiving week.
Michael Goldstein - (773)504-1200

CURRENTLY FOR LEASE
Hard-to-find, inexpensive space in Chicagoland.
500' to 160,000 sf - Short & Long Term Leases
Click on addresses for details & interior photos.
To view/download .pdf of currently available space, click here.
North Branch Works Virtual* Autumn Event

FALL 2020 FUNDRAISER - 6:30 PM
Thursday, November 12th on Zoom

Enjoy an entertaining one-hour program featuring
virtual tours of neighborhood businesses including...
Click on business names to learn more about them.
Hear from Alderman Rossana Rodriguez-33rd Ward
and J. Vincent Williams, Executive Director

*Click here for flyer with Zoom link and contact information for questions.
Learn more about NorthBranch Works here.
Logan Square Hotel
Development Approved

After a nearly two-year delay, the Chicago City Council recently approved a planned development by Blue Star Properties for a boutique hotel at 2616-18 N. Milwaukee Avenue - the Grace Furniture building.

To learn more, click to read...
Logan Square Boutique Hotel Is Still On Track - With Longman & Eagle Group Now As Operator, Lawyer Says
Mina Bloom - Block Club Chicago, 11/4/2020
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