Take Your Kids to Chicago Public Libraries

CEO Brian Bannon was appointed by Mayor Emanuel in 2012 to update the Chicago Public Library system. Chance the Rapper famously recorded his mixtape at the Harold Washington Library. This is important for Bannon as he utilizes Chicago’s library as a method of community building. The library is an important resource since one-in-three Chicagoans still don’t have…

How to Build, Scale and Exit a Cloud Company in Today’s Market

People First is the Hyde Park Angels podcast dedicated to deconstructing entrepreneurial success into actionable takeaways you can use today. Hyde Park Angels is the most active early-stage investor in Chicago with a commitment to taking a “people-first approach” to investing. By matching our members’ expertise with entrepreneurs’ needs, we help develop top-performing companies that…