Kickstarter-mania has officially come to the City of Chicago. World Business Chicago and the mayor’s office has announced Tuesday morning they plan to team up to form Seed Chicago, “Chicago’s first curated Kickstarter page which will use crowdfunding to grow businesses and create jobs in Chicago’s neighborhoods.”
So far, Seed Chicago has 11 projects stemming from various Chicagoland neighborhoods. The projects run the gamut from small businesses (like Englewood’s Altogether Lovely hair salon seeking to open a hair-braiding and maintenance training school) to community development projects (like Logan Square’s Architreasures creating art mosaics on Fullerton Avenue’s business corridor).
Naturally, if you’re reading this post and you’ve read this far you’re probably wondering: “How can I get in on this?”
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