November 18, 2017  
 
  Entrepreneurial Resources - Advice for Entrepreneurs  
  Chicago, Illinois Resources for Entrepreneurs  
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Chicago, Illinois Entrepreneurial Resources

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

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
Businesses
Offices of Lawyers3,031
Limited-Service Restaurants1,957
Full-Service Restaurants1,771
Offices of Physicians (except Mental Health Specialists)1,527
Offices of Dentists1,017
Religious Organizations1,002
Offices of Real Estate Agents and Brokers987
Supermarkets and Other Grocery (except Convenience) Stores942
Insurance Agencies and Brokerages846
Administrative Management and General Management Consulting Services803
Lessors of Residential Buildings and Dwellings748
Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages)693
Commercial Banking686
Child Day Care Services605
General Automotive Repair535
Other Similar Organizations (except Business, Professional, Labor, and Political Organizations)514
Beauty Salons483
Residential Remodelers481
Parking Lots and Garages472
Residential Property Managers451
Custom Computer Programming Services437
Architectural Services421
New Single-Family Housing Construction (except Operative Builders)417
Graphic Design Services413
Pharmacies and Drug Stores379

 

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General Entrepreneurial Resources

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