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04/24/13 - Crowdfunding: Who? What? How? - Want to learn more about Crowdfunding? Join our webinar on May 8, 2013
03/07/13 - Chicago Businesses Benefit from “Buy Local First” Campaigns - A recent survey of independent businesses showed that Buy Local campaigns have a positive impact on businesses and that public awareness of the benefits of locally owned businesses is increasing. At the same time, businesses reported challenges including difficultly accessing capital and a customer base still reeling from the recession.