Red Tape

Episode 4 – Upton’s Naturals in Austin, a Food Producer

Nicole and Dan describe doing business in Chicago as “resourceful”. They saved thousands when bringing their food space up to code. How did they do it?

Episode 3 – Middle Brow Beer Co. in Logan Square, a Brewery and Brewpub

Pete describes doing business in Chicago as “optimistic”. He followed a Brew Pub model, but how did outsourcing the production of his beer make him feel?

Episode 2 – Jimmy’s Vegan of Auburn Gresham, a Food Producer

Jimmy describes doing business in Chicago as “hard but fair”. His initial business model was inspired by a famous Black Institution in Chicago. Which one?

Episode 1 – MOOvers in Jefferson Park, a Moving Company

Cezar describes doing business in Chicago as “insane”. He wants to grow his moving business. What’s standing in his way?