Attention Chicago, Illinois entrepreneurs! We've created a list of entrepreneurial resources in your area. If we are missing a good Chicago small business resource, please let us know.
Illinois Entrepreneurial Resources
Here's the first thing you should do. Browse our list of Illinois entrepreneurial resources that have proven to be useful to many new entrepreneurs. These state-level resources can be very useful to Chicago entrepreneurs . . . and any entrepreneurs in Illinois for that matter.
We've got lists of Illinois angel investors, information on incorporating in Illinois, Illinois VC firms and many other resources.
Use the link below to access our Illinois entrepreneurial resources:
Useful Information on Chicago, Illinois
Did you know that approximately 2,896,000 people live in Chicago? That's the count according to recent census data.
Chicago, Illinois Newspaper Advertising
Interested in advertising a Chicago, IL business? To reach Chicago customers, newspaper advertising can be very effective.
To make your life a little easier, we've gathered up the newspaper advertising rates for newspapers in Chicago, Illinois.
Radio Advertising Chicago, Illinois
Radio advertising is a time-proven way to reach many prospectives customers. To steamline marketing planning and advertising budgeting for Chicago business owners, we've researched radio advertising rates in your area.
Starting a Business in Chicago, Illinois
New entrepreneurs will love our how-to-start-a-business guide that we've created for Chicago, IL.
Business Demographics for Chicago, Illinois
Chicago has more than 59,000 businesses operating within its borders. The most common types of business are shown in the table below:
|Business Type||# of|
|Offices of Lawyers||3,031|
|Offices of Physicians (except Mental Health Specialists)||1,527|
|Offices of Dentists||1,017|
|Offices of Real Estate Agents and Brokers||987|
|Supermarkets and Other Grocery (except Convenience) Stores||942|
|Insurance Agencies and Brokerages||846|
|Administrative Management and General Management Consulting Services||803|
|Lessors of Residential Buildings and Dwellings||748|
|Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages)||693|
|Child Day Care Services||605|
|General Automotive Repair||535|
|Other Similar Organizations (except Business, Professional, Labor, and Political Organizations)||514|
|Parking Lots and Garages||472|
|Residential Property Managers||451|
|Custom Computer Programming Services||437|
|New Single-Family Housing Construction (except Operative Builders)||417|
|Graphic Design Services||413|
|Pharmacies and Drug Stores||379|
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