If you want to be the next successful FLATS entrepreneur, the deadline for a space and business assistance in Lawrence House is just around the corner: May 20th. Follow in the footsteps of The Public Barber, which got its start as #FLATSProject winner last year.
As the project website says:
At FLATS® Chicago we believe that small businesses are the lifeblood of our communities. They’re the local purveyors of meaningful goods and services, and the creators of jobs and opportunity. They’re the hardware stores that help build our community. They’re the café’s that create a sense of place in our increasingly virtual world. They’re the dedicated business owners whose very presence makes just any neighborhood our neighborhood.Details and how to apply are here.
That’s why we’re so proud to host #FLATSproject, a Small Business and Community Accelerator Project designed to give these unique businesses and the people who devote their lives to them a chance to hit the ground running with a kick-start of more than $100,000 in benefits* to their business from day one. We’re looking for entrepreneurs who‘ve already poured their souls into their big idea, and are looking for an opportunity to make their business a part of a vibrant, diverse Chicago neighborhood.