CHICAGO, June 21, 2016 — VISANOW, which integrates the best of people and technology to simplify and expedite the immigration process, won the 2016 Built In Chicago Moxie Award for Most Disruptive Startup.

VISANOW boasts a patented cloud-based people management platform for companies leveraging both inbound and outbound international talent — offering transparent and simplified immigration services that help save time, money and stress as well as increase efficiency and knowledge. Its features include organization and collaboration modules that allow businesses to manage their international workforce around the world from one intuitive online platform. Each customer is assigned a designated team of experienced and knowledgeable VISANOW-affiliated attorneys, who review the applications and provide consistent, proactive counsel and personalized attention. This combination of automation, transparency and high customer touch offers an unparalleled user experience — driving a net promoter score of 77.

“We’re thrilled to win our second consecutive Moxie Award, which puts us in a select group of some of the most successful startups in the city,” said Dick Burke, president and chief executive officer of VISANOW. “It’s a fitting honor for our extraordinary team that strives every day to harness a tremendous amount of courage and determination to radically change and disrupt an industry as important and broken as global migration.”

The fifth annual Built In Chicago Moxie Awards gathered the city’s most innovative digital entrepreneurs on June 16 to recognize outstanding leaders and companies. A combination of public voting and a panel of judges determines the winners.


Founded in Chicago in 1998, VISANOW is a global immigration services provider integrating the best of people and technology to simplify and expedite the immigration process. Its patented cloud-based people management platform provides fast response times, easy access to case information and comprehensive customer support — helping customers save time, money and stress. Since its inception, the company has prepared cases for tens of thousands of individual and business visa applications with a 95%+ VISANOW-affiliated attorney case approval rate.*

Website, technology platform and administrative services are provided by, Inc., a Delaware corporation. Legal services are provided by VISANOW-affiliated attorneys. *Approval is not guaranteed in any given case; approval depends on the specific facts and legal circumstances of each case. This excludes B-2 visas. Please visit for more information.