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Fintech Firm OppLoans Opens New Headquarters in Chicago

Chicago-based fintech firm and socially responsible online lender OppLoans announced on Tuesday the opening of its new Windy City headquarters. The company revealed that Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel made an appearance and even cut the ribbon to the office. During his presentation, Mayor Emanuel stated:… Read More

Google & Staples Successfully Help to Fund Chicago Public Schools With Supplies

Chicago Mayor, Rahm Emanuel, announced on Thursday (August 7th) that Google and Staples have fully funded every Windy City- based project on the education crowdfunding platform, DonorsChoose. As a result, 363 teachers will receive $383,868 worth of classroom supplies ranging from paper, pencils and books… Read More

Creative Urban Budget Solution of the Day: Crowdfunding City Programs

Is this the future of city budgeting? Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is looking to expand the city’s basketball league for at-risk youth. But instead of funding “Windy City Hoops” through raised taxes or a rejiggered budget, Emanuel is crowdsourcing the project, complete with a page… Read More

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