The Center for Hispanic Entrepreneurship at the Illinois Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (IHCC) Foundation provides business, economic development and entrepreneurial educational programs that:




  • Enhance business practices and increase the success of Hispanic entrepreneurs  


  • Increase the awareness and visibility of the Hispanic business community as a vital economic force


  • Promote entrepreneurship among Hispanic youth and help build the next generation of Hispanic business leaders.


Hispanic businesses in Illinois



ENTERpreneur is an innovative entrepreneurship program that seeks to activate the talent and natural entrepreneurial inclination of Hispanic youth to build the next generation of Hispanic business leaders. 


The first ENTERpreneur cohort will begin Summer 2014. 


The Center provides unique programs and services to help entrepreneurs access networks and resources to grow their businesses. 


Services include: one-on-one counseling,

Hispanic Business Expo educational 

workshops and Coaching for Growth (C4G).


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We are proud to partner with educational institutions to coordinate research projects to better understand the growth and specific needs of the Hispanic business community.


The findings help us to target our programs to better assist our clients & increase economic development. 


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Call us: 312-425-9500

Center for Hispanic Entrepreneurship

Find us at:  222 Merchandise Mart Plaza, Suite 1212 c/o 1871, Chicago, IL 60654