WHERE FOOD BUSINESSES GROW

MISSION


The Hatchery enables local food and beverage entrepreneurs to build and grow successful businesses which in turn create more job opportunities in Chicago

FOOD AND BEVERAGE BUSINESS INCUBATOR
BUSINESS LIFECYCLE CONSULTING SERVICES
BUSINESS COMMUNITY AND NETWORK

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Innovation

Food manufacturing companies need to increase innovation to stay ahead of trends

Workforce Development

Large food companies need to stay relevant as their consumers evolve. Many smaller local companies are setting trends and big companies cannot move quick enough to keep up

Local Impact

The Hatchery will provide access to local innovative food focused companies in your own backyard

Economic Development

The Hatchery will provide good Jobs and community revitalization in a blighted Chicago neighborhood

Community Development

Civic minded organizations and individuals want to have a sustainable impact in their community by creating good jobs

Scalability

The Hatchery offers an opportunity that has the power to impact the City of Chicago

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Small business lender with more than 20 years experience coaching underserved entrepreneurs and a portfolio that includes more than 150 food and beverage businesses

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ICNC's charitable organization, KIDC, is a leading nonprofit with over 30 years of experience owning and managing one of the largest business incubators in the world

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Nonprofit lender, real estate consultant, and developer strengthening nonprofits and the communities they serve

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