What can the Hub Do for you?

ChiBizHub is a portal for aspiring entrepreneurs and business owners looking for resources to start, scale or accelerate their business in Chicago.

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The Hub for Small Business in Chicago

Small business owners dedicate themselves to their life’s work. We are dedicated to being there, as the HUB, to help connect and grow the entrepreneurial community of Chicago.

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Startup Guide

Startup Guide

Find the steps, tips and resources you need to start a business in Chicago.

Growth Guide

Growth Guide

Plan, market, hire, promote and grow your Chicago business with these resources.

Innovation Guide

Licensing Guide

Learn about licensing requirements for your Chicago business.

Capital Guide

Capital Guide

Ready for funding? Find out how to get business loans, grants and equity funding.


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Kiva is a mission driven technology non-profit. We run a global marketplace platform for crowd-funded micro-loans to serve the financially excluded. Loans that changes lives. 

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Why You Should Be a Part of ChiBizHub?

Entrepreneurs Benefit:  Entrepreneurs can connect to the right resources during any time of their business's life cycle, from startup, to access to capital, contracting and scaling for growth, ChiBizHub offers a one-stop-shop to help entrepreneurs thrive.

Small Business Resource Providers: If you are a small business resource provider, ChiBizHub allows you to reach a broader audience and connect to the small business and entrepreneurs that need your help. This means better coordination of efforts, more clients, visibility. 

Inclusive Growth: The result of business providers supporting the small business and entrepreneurial community is that together we can help more businesses in Chicago expand and thrive.

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