Crain's Chicago interviewed investor and entrepreneur J.B. Pritzker for its "First Business Report" about the 2014 Chicago Venture Summit and Chicago's growing tech community.
Why Chicago? "Years ago, people said this was flyover country," Mr. Pritzker said. "Today, it's an amazing, burgeoning environment. . . .In just four or five years, the city has gone from having very little recognition of its tech community to being really one of the fastest-growing in the country."