In The Press
- Chicago BACP, How to present your business to investors
- Citizen Weekly, Bronzeville Culinary Kitchens
- Chicago Tribune, Shelby Parchman lends his expertise to entrepreneurs
News & Updates
A recap of coverage and announcements from InUrban Strategies.
Step by Step Process on How to Make a Pitch That Investors Will Love
Entrepreneurs can miss out on huge opportunities and investments by not being aware of the key aspects in a pitch that investors care the most about.
In a recent presentation for the City of Chicago’s Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection, Shelby Parchman gives an easy to understand guide on what investors are looking for when they are interested in a business and how entrepreneurs can make themselves stand out.
New Shared Kitchen Space Will Provide Diverse Dining Options for South Siders
The Bronzeville Culinary Kitchen will soon be located at 436 E. 47th St. and will feature a commercial kitchen that will be available for hosting pop-up restaurants with restaurateurs from across the city as well as provide space for special events on the south side of Chicago.
For years, the president of the Bronzeville Culinary Kitchen, Shelby Parchman, has been involved in economic development and business planning in Chicago…
Six ways to make sure you don’t tank your business plan
What do McDonald’s and Starbucks really sell? Understanding the answer to that question is key to making your own business plan work, says Shelby Parchman, a senior business analyst and instructor for the Illinois Small Business Development Center.
At a Business Affairs and Consumer Protection workshop Friday Morning, Parchman offered about 40 entrepreneurs beginning tips on how to avoid some of the pitfalls of executing a business plan