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Bethel New Life SBDC

1140 N. Lamon Ave., Chicago 60651

773-473-7870 •

Fax: 773-473-7871

Hours of operation: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays

Key Contact: Sharif Walker, president/CEO


Services Offered: Entrepreneurship Training Program, New Life Community Investments, new business incubation, advanced manufacturing program, utility construction program

Social Media: • Facebook • LinkedIn

Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce SBDC

410 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 900, Chicago 60611

312-494-6700 •

Fax: 312-861-0660

Key Contact: Kristina Wynne, business advisor

Services Offered: offering access to mentors, capital, business plan iteration, marketing plan iteration, or custom support

College of DuPage Business Development Center

535 Duane St., Office 233, Glen Ellyn 60137

630-942-2600 •

Fax: 630-942-2606

Hours of operation: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays

Key Contact: Rita Haake, center manager


Services Offered: training, counseling and consulting services to Illinois businesses at no or low cost; clients range from start-up through existing businesses that seek ways to improve, develop or finance their organizations

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College of Lake County SBDC & ITC

19351 W. Washington St., Grayslake 60030

847-543-2033 •

Hours of operation: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday

Key Contact: Mitch Bienvenue, director, illinois small business development and international trade center


Services Offered: Access to vital business resources such as free, confidential one-on-one advising sessions, assistance developing business and marketing plans and identifying potential global markets for your products

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Duman Entrepreneurship Center (inactive)

216 W. Jackson Blvd., Suite 700, Chicago 60606

855-463-6587 •

Key Contact: Kenny Smilovitch, director

Services Offered: startup primer, accelerator, advising, loans, mentorship, workshops

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