East Chicago Police Department rolls out citywide solar and wind powered mobile crime prevention platform

East Chicago Police Department Crime Suppression Platform Mobile and Nano Crime Prevention Platform Mobile Scout Crime Prevention Platform Infinite Protection Contact Info City of East Chicago As part of the city’s Crime Suppression Initiative, the East Chicago Police Department has selected the Ohio-based security company Infinite Protection Ltd. The partnershipContinue Reading

P33 and World Business Chicago Form Coalition to Help Laid-Off Tech Workers with H-1B Visas Find New Jobs in Chicago

“Chicago H-1B Connect” Coalition Launches Campaign and Job Board Featuring Career Opportunities Open to International Tech Talent; More Companies Joining Daily CHICAGO, Jan. 25, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — P33 and World Business Chicago, today announced that they have formed the Chicago H-1B Connect Coalition, a united effort to assist current H-1BContinue Reading

The Future 5 of Chicago Tech, Q4 2022

Photo: SMARTCharts, Kadeya, Indoor Drone Tours, CampfireSocial and CryptoMom App / Built In Sure, the latest initiatives from the Teslas, Apples and Googles of the industry tend to dominate the tech news space — and with good reason. Still, the big guns aren’t the only ones bringing innovation to the sector. Continue Reading

Examining & Positioning the Path Forward for Black, Hispanic or Latino & Women Founded Companies in Chicago

CHICAGO, Aug. 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Today, World Business Chicago, the city’s public-private economic development agency, in partnership with Chicago:Blend and Fifth Star Funds, published an original report detailing the status of startups founded by underrepresented (Black, Hispanic or Latino, and women) founders; as well, the strengths, weaknesses and opportunities for Chicago-basedContinue Reading

Chicago communities wage environmental justice battles

Neighbors for Environmental Justice was formed in 2018 to protest the facility, which they say was operating without their input or knowledge. Romo says that the people who experience the noise, traffic and odors want a say in decisions that could affect their environment and health. “We just couldn’t comprehendContinue Reading

Chicago breweries offer recycling for plastic beer holders

You know those hard plastic beer can holders? I have 147 of them. I counted. They’re an array of colors — black, brown, silver, red, purple, yellow, pink, blue, three shades of green — and in mostly four-pack sizes, but also as six-packs. Why do I have a rainbow collectionContinue Reading