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EDC Small Business Incubator

ATTENTION SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS & ENTREPRENEURS!!

PLEASE JOIN US FOR THE KICKOFF OF EDC’S SMALL BUSINESS INCUBATOR PROGRAM

THURSDAY, JAN. 27TH 4PM-6PM
EMANUEL CONGREGATION
5959 North Sheridan
Chicago, IL

Edgewater Development Corporation in collaboration with the City of Chicago’s 48th Ward and the City of Chicago Department of Housing & Economic Development is launching its Small Business Incubator Program, Thursday, January 27, 2011 from 4pm-6pm at Emanuel Congregation, 5959 North Sheridan Road in Chicago.

Learn the strategies of how to write a winning business plan, how to start, operate and manage a small business and so much more!

Successfull businesses will receive their City of Chicago Business License; Entrepreneurial Training & Education; networking, continued support and affordable incubator spaces for (qualified candidates). The program addresses the demand for much needed businesses and services in the area, and create business and employment opportunities for local residents. Entrepreneurial training classes will be taught by Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management Professors.

The keynote speaker for the event is Professor Steven Rogers. Steven Rogers is the Gordon and Llura Gund Family Distinguished Professor of Entrepreneurship. Professor Rogers teaches Entrepreneurial Finance at Kellogg and is the Director of the Larry and Carol Levy Institute for Entrepreneurial Practice. He has received several distinguished awards and has been often quoted in many publications, including Crain’s Business Journal, Financial Times, Black Enterprise, The Wall Street Journal, Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun-Times, Fortune, Monarch and Business Week. In 2002, Professor Rogers published his first book. The Entrepreneur’s Guide to Finance and Business. The second edition was published in 2008. He received an MBA from Harvard Business School and a Bachelor of Arts degress from Williams College.

If you are interested in starting a business or if you are an existing small business…. YOU WON’T WANT TO MISS THIS EVENT! For more information, contact our offices at 773-506-4016


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