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New Businesses in Chicago

The City provides support by connecting you with financial and start-up resources both online and in person by offering business guides and other information about the laws you need to comply with. Online web tools to walk you through starting a business in Chicago and connect you with the appropriate agencies along the way.

The City is here to walk you through the process of starting a business by helping you determine what licenses or permits you need, connecting you with business resources and help you navigate through City departments.

Most Recent News (New Businesses)

May 24,2017 Government Procurement Compliance Forum Hosts 2017 Vendor Fair
May 24,2017 Mayor Emanuel Introduces Reappointment of Inspector General Joseph Ferguson, Chief Procurement Officer Jamie Rhee to City Council
May 24,2017 Mayor Emanuel Introduces Measure to Further Support Small Businesses Owned and Operated By Persons with Disabilities
May 24,2017 Mayor Emanuel, Alderman Villegas Introduce Ordinance Establishing a Certification Program for Veteran-Owned Business Enterprises

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