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Summer is officially here! Don't be stuck inside, grab your friends and head out to one of these fun events in Chicago! more

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In anticipation of the City of Chicago's Small Business Center on the Road Expo taking place on Saturday, June 24, we spoke with keynote speaker Maya-Camille Broussard—owner of Justice of the Pies—about what it takes to be an entrepreneur. more

Social Scene

We caught up with AMT Jewelry designer Alecia Tank Bern to chat about why jewelry is so important to us and about her new collection. more

Fashion + Style

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When Rebecca Fyffe purchased Landmark Pest Management in 2012, she recognized an opportunity to take the business to a new level. more

Trailblazers

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The construction industry has recently become an important part of the national conversation. For Rosemary Swierk, it’s been her line of work and passion for most of her career. more

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Lisa Scott, founder of Scott Global Migration Law Group, a certified woman-owned immigration law office, has seen firsthand what it means to achieve the “American Dream” – both in law and in life. more

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Fashion designer Anastasia Chatzka launched her own studio, Sew Anastasia, to teach affordable sewing and design classes to all ages and skill levels. more

Style + Trends

Women-Owned businesses thrive from attaining certification through the Women's Business Development Center. Emilia DiMenco shares three easy tips to guide you through the process. more

Career

For business owners, cash flow is a major concern. Emilia DiMenco, from the Women's Business Development Center, shares these tips to deal with cash flow issues before it is too late more

Work + Money

We asked the Women’s Business Development Center (WBDC) to give us their list of the 10 best resources for women looking to strike out on their own as a business owner. more

Legal + Resources

Meet Ashley Rossi, the Founder and CEO of OrgaNums, a locally-based baby food line that gives parents a healthier and tastier alternative for their tiny humans. more

Trailblazers

CEDARst Companies Now Accepting Applications for Small Business Startup Package Valued at $100,000 more

Legal + Resources

A new year means new challenges for most business owners. Even if you finished 2015 strong, market conditions and other factors could quickly sidetrack your plans for growth. Fortunately, many of the challenges can be turned into opportunities. more

Work + Money

An inheritance, a great stock, or property investments are surefire ways people have acquired wealth, but there’s another proven approach to wealth-building: entrepreneurship. more

Career