In bringing entrepreneurs from around the world to Chicago, we have found that this city has one of the most collaborative and diverse entrepreneurial communities in the world.
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Chicago is the second-largest central business district in the United States and home to the Chicago Stock Exchange and nine Fortune 1000 financial services companies. The City of Chicago’s ChicagoNEXT program includes initiatives like the Blackstone Inclusive Entrepreneurship Challenge, ThinkChicago, and a new Fintech Committee. Success stories include Avant, an online lending platform which is valued close to $2 billion. In 2017, Snapsheet raised $12 million from Tola Capital in Series D round.
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