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Chicostart – Providing a safety net – News & Review

Providing a safety net


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After the Camp Fire ignited, Chicostart knew it had to open its doors as soon as possible, says Director Wendy Porter. Whether it was to offer a space in which to connect with one another or to wifi, transition their phone lines or get some work done amid the chaos, entrepreneurs found they could turn to the business incubator to regroup. Now, Chicostart—which provides shared office and meeting space at City Hall—has joined a task force to tackle one of the most important post-fire jobs: ensuring the economic vitality of the Ridge. Businesses seeking assistance can go to or for resources. Earlier this week, Porter and Chicostart Operations Manager Timothy Sharkey sat down with the CN&R to discuss their effort READ MORE