Chicago Could See Over 2,000 New Tech Jobs Created This Year and Next – built in Chicago

BY GORDON GOTTSEGEN


Gordon’s report is full of good news for Chicago and it’s burgeoning tech scene. Mayor Lightfoot spoke at Chicago Tech Day 2019, and made several announcements about how the various larger tech companies were going to spread the wealth throughout ChicagoLand, especially into neighborhoods that are underserved by most employers. Mayor Lightfoot specifically praised Evanston Tech Partners, which recently opened an office in Bronzeville. Currently, there are 40 people there, and 90 more openings are expected in the upcoming months.

It is estimated that the tech companies in the area will expand by about 2,000 new employees for the rest of 2019 and into 2020.

The company that hosted the meeting, Relativity, currently has 71 openings, with another approximately 130 openings after that.

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