UIC Entrepreneurial Support Program

The Entrepreneurial Support Program helps new and established business owners start, scale and succeed! We work with you to find and access the tools and resources necessary. We work with both Chicagoland entrepreneurs, and the UIC community.

About

The UIC Entrepreneurial Support Program helps new and established business owners start, scale and succeed in business! We work with you to find and access the tools and resources to build a prosperous venture. We work with both Chicagoland entrepreneurs, and students and faculty & staff at UIC.

If you would like to meet one-on-one with an experienced business consultant, let us know (email is a great way to connect: sbob@uic.edu). We have helped with: strategic planning industry and client research cash flow analysis business planning break-even analysis marketing strategies

Since 2002, we have helped over 2,000 entrepreneurs. They have launched hundreds of new businesses, created and retained jobs, secured loans and equity funding, successfully register patents, and applied for SBIR funding.

Funding and support come from UIC’s College of Business Administration.

Services

Business Planning

  • Business Plan Consulting
  • Demographic and Census Data
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Forming a Business
  • Market Plan Development
  • Market Research

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Budget, Financial Statement and Cash Flow Training

Libraries and Research

  • Business Research Resources
  • Demographic/Census Data

Marketing and Sales

  • Market Plan Development and Training

Mentoring

  • One-on-One Counseling

Starting a Business

  • Business Research Resources
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Forming a Business
  • Registration, Licenses and Permits
  • Startup Business Counseling
  • Startup Classes

Training

  • Budget, Cash Flow and Financial Statements Training
  • Business Management Training
  • Business Plan Training and Assistance
  • Marketing Plan Training
  • Startup Classes
Primary ContactSteve Bob
Addresss815 W Van Buren St, Suite 400
Chicago, IL 60123
Phone(312) 413-3278