About Us

FinTex Chicago is a non-profit, member-driven industry association serving FinTech Companies in Chicago and providing a single point of access for those looking to do business here.

We help companies of all sizes take advantage of the power of adjacency through the formation of a business cluster focused on FinTech and FinServ in Chicago. This will allow participating companies to improve their businesses by becoming productive and more innovative.

Our objectives are to:  

FinTEx News

Cook County Recorder Of Deeds Partners With Chicago Financial Technology Nonprofit FinTEx

The Cook County Recorder of Deeds is proud to announce that it is joining the Chicago financial technology organization FinTEx Chicago as a Community Partner. The Recorder’s Office recently announced a unique, first-of-its-kind pilot program to explore the integration of blockchain recordkeeping into Cook County’s official land record, the first county-level office in the country to do so.

FinTEx and SixThirty Create Partnership

FinTEx, a Chicago based not-for-profit growing the FinTech ecosystem in the Midwest, and SixThirty, a leading FinTech Accelerator based in St. Louis, are pleased to announce a partnership to provide greater connectivity and shared resources for innovators in the region. As part of the partnership, SixThirty portfolio companies will spend time in Chicago meeting with mentors, investors and potential partner companies. FinTEx and SixThirty will also provide programming to both communities as they seek to expand the FinTech ecosystem.

FinTEx Partners with FinTech Sandbox to Promote Growth of the Chicago FinTech Sector

FinTech Sandbox, a Boston based nonprofit that helps fintech startups access data and build great products, and FinTEx, a Chicago based nonprofit building a regional fintech cluster, today announced a formal partnership. FinTech Sandbox provides free access to financial data and infrastructure for qualified startups. FinTEx will help FinTech Sandbox engage with the most promising Chicago-based fintech startups. In return, FinTEx-affiliated startups will receive preferred consideration when applying to the Sandbox program. FinTEx and FinTech Sandbox will also develop co-marketing, networking and educational opportunities for the Chicago fintech community, and explore ways to better engage Chicago with the greater fintech ecosystem.