“During a weak local economy the cost of entry is much lower for startups” says Mark Glennon, managing director of Chicago-based Ninth Street Advisors [and WirePoints Founder]…. “Mayor Emanuel recently said he wants to double the number of tech jobs in Chicago to 80,000; these are very valuable jobs that can play a large role in improving our economy.”

via 2014: COUNTDOWN TO LAUNCH – INSIGHT Magazine – Winter 2013.