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Finance & Fintech

Today, Chicago has the most diverse economy among U.S. metros and the third highest employment in the finance and insurance sector. The city's economic diversity fostered the finance and insurance sectors and led to the establishment of the first private banks and exchanges. 

 

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GDP

As of Q2 2022  $7.87B

Growth from Q4 2019  +12.2%

BUSINESS COUNT

As of Q2 2022  13,895

Growth from Q4 2019  +1.3%

 

EMPLOYMENT

As of Q2 2022  244,973

Change from Q4 2019 -0.9%

 

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Fintech in Chicago: by the numbers

Issue 2 of the Chicago Business Bulletin offers a new perspective of this legacy industry, including insights into the innovation within the fintech ecosystem.

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