Philanthropist J.B. Pritzker: “The best entrepreneurs are grown here in Chicago”

Justin Kaufmann and J.B. Pritzker

Justin Kaufmann and J.B. Pritzker

Entrepreneur, investor and philanthropist J.B. Pritzker joins Justin to talk about his career, how he’s evolved as a venture capitalist, wanting to invest in Chicago companies, what it takes for him to invest, his involvement in politics, what attracts him to being a supporter of Hillary Clinton, the challenges of supporting Hillary Clinton over Barack Obama back in 2008, the differences between picking an entrepreneur to support and a political candidate to get behind, trying to get younger people involved in politics, the relationship between Mayor Emanuel and the Clinton campaign, Chicago’s widening wealth gap, the importance of early childhood education and what keeps him in Chicago.

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