If you know me, you know I am always trying to stay up to date on business and tech news. Setting Google alerts and what not, I stumble upon some really interesting and sometimes scary articles. I read one earlier this week that really stuck out to me. Basically, it explains that Chicago’s funding is not as concentrated on the startup community as other large cities are. I can see that the startup scene is only getting larger, and the venture capital investments aren’t staying up to speed with this growth. If you ask me, I think that Chicago needs to reevaluate their priorities focusing on companies that will return their investments ten fold, startups. In comparison to the size of Chicago and the number of businesses, the investments allocated to startups just doesn’t size up. This is somewhat alarming to me, being the CEO of a Chicago startup.
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