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Raw data to accompany the article on the Employbl blog: https://www.employbl.com/blog/chicago-startup-companies-to-watch-2022
name HQ City website Year Founded Total Investment Amount Company Description
Avaneer Health Chicago avaneerhealth.com 2020 $50,000,000.00 Unique, fully interoperable and decentralized network designed by & for healthcare
AgoraLV Chicago mvp.market 2021 $12,300,000.00 As the first collegiate athlete to launch his own NFT series in April 2021, Luka Garza demonstrated how a new asset class and income stream could be utilized to fund collegiate NIL. Since then, AGORALV was formed to redefine collegiate NIL through NFTs, prescriptive endorsements, and sponsorship while also introducing scientific wellness testing to collegiate athletic teams to optimize individual health and mental wellness.
Simplified Chicago simplified.co 2020 $10,700,000.00 The New Leader in Inmate Communications
Logik.io Chicago logik.io 2021 $10,000,000.00 Logik.io is a B2B technology company focused on improving the selling practices of customers by building a high-performance, enterprise-ready, headless configurator that augments Salesforce CPQ and eCommerce Applications.
Aurenity Chicago aurenity.com 2022 $10,000,000.00 Aurenity is blending market-leading talent with cutting-edge underwriting analytics to deliver a new MGA for the E&S market.
86 Repairs Chicago 86repairs.com 2018 $8,800,000.00 86 Repairs is a computer software company that features a subscription service that manages the entire repair process for restaurant groups. Its services include 24/7 support from our expert team, actionable insights to improve back-of-house operations, and complete management of the service process. It was founded in 2018 and headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.
Tillable Chicago tillable.com 2017 $8,250,000.00 A Better Way to Rent and Manage Farmland
EarlyBird Chicago getearlybird.io 2019 $7,065,000.00 EarlyBird is a Fintech gifting platform that simplifies investing for parents, while empowering friends and family to seamlessly gift financial contributions to the children in their life. EarlyBird is transforming financial gifting, making it personal, purposeful, and timeless.
Prisidio Chicago prisid.io 2020 $6,800,000.00 Prisidio is a life organizer that allows you to securely store, organize, manage, and share key documents and information with your family and trusted advisors. With Prisidio, it’s easy to keep your affairs in order and yourself prepared for whatever may happen in life.
Synapticure Chicago https://www.synapticure.com/ 2019 $6,000,000.00 Synapticure is a tele neurology startup that provides tailored care to ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis) patients and their families.
Magnify Chicago magnify.io 2021 $6,000,000.00 Magnify is a post-sales orchestration platform and uses AI and Machine Learning to optimize and automate the customer lifecycle for enterprise software. From emails to training videos to in-product interactions to customer success platforms, Magnify creates the ideal sequence and timing of the customer interactions. Designed to drive deep adoption and usage in a customer account, Magnify will identify where churn or expansion is likely and automatically launch the appropriate action in software.
Soda Health Chicago sodahealth.com 2021 $6,000,000.00 Soda Health is a healthcare technology company focused on building solutions that eliminate health inequities and create a healthier America.
oak9 Chicago oak9.io 2019 $5,900,000.00 We provide information security solution for organizations that are in their digital transformation journey so that they can protect their business critical applications and enable their engineering teams to focus on building great products that are secure-by-design.
SupplyHive Chicago supplyhive.com 2018 $5,850,000.00 Supplier Performance Software
ThirdPartyTrust Chicago thirdpartytrust.com 2015 $4,950,000.00 Third-Party Risk Management, Simplified to Scale
Blueprint Chicago blueprint-health.com 2019 $4,725,000.00 Measurement based mental healthcare made easy
Instant Connect Chicago instantconnectnow.com 2021 $4,400,000.00 World's smartest and safest push-to-talk (PTT) communications software
Anthill Chicago anthillai.com 2020 $4,360,000.00 Say hello to the agile workforce engine.
Torch Chicago torch3pl.com 2019 $4,350,000.00 They believe there is a better way to do logistics. A more valuable, less invasive way where customers are earned rather than bought. They are obsessively passionate about it, and their mission is to help people achieve it. They focus on connecting people and solving problems. It's one of the least understood and least transparent aspects of freight, and we see that as an opportunity: They are excited to simplify logistics for everyone through our technology, experience , and service.
Nexus A.I. Chicago nexusai.com 2014 $4,225,000.00 Nexus is a cloud platform that uses A.I. to help businesses find and deploy the right teams across company projects.
Bloq Chicago bloq.com 2016 $4,000,000.00 Tokenization of Things
Fresh Street Chicago freshstreet.com 2021 $4,000,000.00 Fresh Street is the first and only grocery store built exclusively for online, click & collect shopping. Their goal is to provide a convenient and affordable online grocery experience, free of the friction that plagues current online grocery shopping options.
AutoCloud Chicago autocloud.dev 2019 $4,000,000.00 Bring clarity to your cloud infrastructure with the most comprehensive visualization tool available for the public cloud
Draftbit Chicago https://draftbit.com/ 2017 $3,850,000.00 Build mobile apps visually.
QualSights Chicago qualsights.com 2012 $3,540,000.00 FAST Visual Qualitative Insights
Carlease.com Chicago carlease.com 2017 $3,500,000.00 Carlease.com, LLC operates as a car leasing company. The Company specializes in car leasing services, as well as offers fleet procurement and management services. Carlease.com serves customers in the United States.
Fly Chicago https://fly.io/ 2017 $3,500,000.00 Fly.io offers an Application Delivery Network (ADN) intended to help website owners get connected with their customers easily. The company's application delivery network uses a global network of servers to accept visitor traffic, run middleware on requests, then route them to backend applications, enabling website owners to direct their visitors to their respective sites securely and in a few clicks.
Tiv Chicago tiv.co 2020 $3,500,000.00 Tiv is a payments platform built with the gaming community at the core. Tiv believes in creating financial products and services that reflect who you are and integrate what you do – not just what you spend – to reward you for spending time doing what you love.
Clearstep Chicago clearstep.health 2018 $3,420,000.00 Clearstep matches patients to the best in-network care for them.
ParqEx Chicago parqex.com 2014 $2,870,000.00 ParqEx is “The Smart Parking Platform” to better manage and monetize \'self-managed\'​ parking real-estate.
BUNDLAR Chicago bundlar.com 2018 $2,815,000.00 Augmented Reality Made Easy - Create your own Augmented Reality without a single line of code with the BUNDLAR Platform
BravoTran Chicago bravotran.com 2021 $2,800,000.00 BravoTran offers an AI-driven solution to automate data and documents for freight forwarders. The company's automation platform currently supports industry leaders, including Yusen Logistics and AWA Logistics. BravoTran was founded in 2021 by Matt Bernstein and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, United States.
TaxProper Chicago https://www.taxproper.com/ 2019 $2,150,000.00 The technology used by governments to valuate homes for property tax assessment is outdated and often inaccurate. The appeal process, which is intended to allow homeowners to contest inaccurate valuations, is expensive, confusing and time-consuming. As a result, homeowners often pay more than their fair share in property taxes. They founded taxProper because they wanted to level the playing field. They believe homeowners shouldn’t pay the price for bad technology, and that the appeals process should be easy and fair. Their appeals software is based on cutting edge machine-learning techniques and generates more accurate valuations, every single time. If a customer is being taxed for more than their house is worth, they automatically generate an appeal using their data, generate the correct paperwork, and file it for you.
Real Time Risk Solutions Chicago rtrs.co 2014 $2,010,000.00 Deploys mobile risk management platforms with advanced analytics to mitigate risk within any industry in real-time.
NativeERP Chicago nativeerp.com 2018 $2,000,000.00 NativeERP provides a unified technology platform for every vertical of the real estate industry.
amSTATZ Chicago amstatz.com 2011 $1,865,000.00 amSTATZ is a cloud based software for fitness professionals and studios who want to save time, stay organized and grow client relationships. Unlike traditional fitness business software, amSTATZ streamlines your operations, from a simplified booking & payment process to the workout homework you assign to clients between sessions.
Varuna Chicago varunaiot.com 2018 $1,754,997.00 Varuna is the single source of truth for water utility leaders to effectively manage their water distribution system.
Classkick Chicago https://classkick.com/ 2013 $1,700,000.00 Classkick is the place where students do work, and get help from teachers and classmates. Teachers create assignments on Classkick, check for individual student understanding, and give instant, personalized help. Students can raise their hand privately and give peer-to-peer feedback. The technology is hyper-focused on increasing student learning and helping teachers be even more effective.
Gather Voices Chicago gathervoices.co 2017 $1,487,320.00 For organizations video is too important to be HARD, Gather Voices Solutions makes video easy for everyone.
Rentgrata Chicago rentgrata.com 2016 $1,450,000.00 Convert more leads and understand what renters want with Rentgrata’s ground-breaking resident referral platform.
PreFlight Chicago https://preflight.com/ 2018 $1,350,000.00 Code-free, developer-free software testing - Automated.
TruckPark Inc. Chicago truckpark.com 2017 $1,305,000.00 Creating the ultimate driver experience.
StoryBolt Chicago storybolt.com 2018 $1,250,000.00 UNPACKING BIAS ONE STORY AT A TIME.
CampfireSocial Chicago campfiresocial.io 2020 $1,200,000.00 CampfireSocial is a private, branded social network and commerce solution that uses AI to provide organizations 365/24/7 access to their stakeholders while creating a modern member, attendee, and vendor partner experience that is monetizable to ultimately own the voice of their industry. The platform is designed for trade & professional associations, for-profit show organizers, academic institutions, and corporates.
KPI Sense Chicago kpisense.com 2019 $1,100,000.00 Strategic CFO Reporting and Insights for SaaS Businesses at Bookkeeper Prices (Strategic CFO as a Service)
RepIQ Chicago repiq.com 2016 $1,100,000.00 RepIQ, Inc. operates as a software development company. The Company develops an application that helps to target and get sale deals with data insights. RepIQ serves customers in the State of Illinois.
ShuttleCloud Chicago shuttlecloud.com 2010 $1,048,000.00 ShuttleCloud is the most scalable email, contacts and other user data migration system. We help some of the leading email and address book providers to allow their users to import more than 3 million contacts and 30 million emails every day from 200+ providers. Thank to that, our clients increase user growth and engagement by automating the switching experience through data migration. ShuttleCloud has partnered with some of the world's largest companies. It's currently working with Google on both Gmail and Google Contacts, as well as with Yahoo, Comcast and Time Warner Cable to provide continuous migration services and additional features. ShuttleCloud was incubated at Techstars and is backed by great investors including Third Kind Venture Capital and SV Angel.
Hearken Chicago wearehearken.com 2015 $750,000.00 About Hearken enables media outlets to include their audiences in storytelling, pre-publication. Hearken is an audience-driven framework and platform enabling journalists to partner with the public throughout the reporting process, resulting in relevant and ... high performing content. This is not user-generated content; it’s not crowdsourcing in the traditional sense. Hearken is public-powered journalism. We help media outlets partner with and gain insight from audiences during reporting - from story genesis to completion. Founding Date January 2015 Products The Hearken platform offers a full-service site as well as embeddable, responsive modules for content creators to derive insight from and partner with their aud ... iences. The platform includes responsible modules for gathering audience questions, audience votes and for generating leads. The backend is designed for ease of use for content creators and media organizations.
HIPOM Chicago webcurfew.com 2013 $729,000.00 HIPOM Inc. has developed an innovative and defensible cloud-based home network management platform, for controlling the center of the connected home - the routers people already have!The first strategic platform product is WebCurfew, an intuitive parental control service that gives parents back control over when and how their children access their home internet. It’s easy to use (no software to… · More download)… and it’s FREE as long as our users 'manually' log in to use our services. However, our business model is all about selling 'convenience' - and we have cracked the code on willingness to pay with over 30% of our active users paying for our service.Our early success with WebCurfew is validation that both our technology and our business model will disrupt the mass consumer IoT space as we have solved two of the most cripple issues facing that sector; realtime reachability into the home and willingness to pay. Indeed parental controls is the 1st killer home automation app!
PeopleVine Chicago peoplevine.com 2013 $700,000.00 A membership management platform for private clubs, restaurants and co-working spaces.
Charge Running Chicago https://www.chargerunning.com/ 2017 $675,000.00 Charge Running is the most motivating, encouraging, and social way to run! Join one of our 20+ daily live classes today!
Easymove Chicago geteasymove.com 2018 $600,000.00 Easymove App helps you to connect with local independent easy mover companies who offer on-demand services in Chicago & New York. We offer the best, fast, easy and affordable way to help you with moving.
QURIUM Solutions Chicago clouderd.com 2011 $375,000.00 QURIUM Solutions, Inc. develops mobile application for data model visualization of sales force data under the name CloudERD. The company was incorporated in 2011 and is based in Chicago, Illinois.
5Degrees Chicago 5degrees.us 2011 $150,000.00 5Degrees develops mobile and web-based CRM tools for startups and small businesses to grow sales. Its product portfolio includes 5Degrees CRM, an iPhone CRM App; Networker, a business card scanning app; and 5Degrees CRM Web. 5Degrees’s products enable users to import contacts from address books or Google contacts; put people into circles to easily manage overlapping networks; sync contacts with iPhones; use quick notes systems to jot notes; use templated emails and schedule them to be sent in the future; schedule to-do’s or tasks to keep in touch with contacts; receive alerts about the tasks for the day; view to-do lists; and call and email contacts. Its special features include LinkedIn integration, Box.com integration, offline facilities, multi-device synchronization, iPhone interfaces, and more. 5Degrees was founded in June 2011 and is based in Chicago, Illinois.
Genuity Chicago gogenuity.com 2017 $125,000.00 Helping businesses & IT leaders navigate the IT market, optimize their technology spend, and improve their bottom line.
Package Zen Chicago packagezen.com 2014 $118,000.00 Delivery and Package Management Made Simple
inRentive Chicago inrentive.com 2012 $100,000.00 inRentive is a cloud-based platform for managing multifamily housing listings and vacancy content, including photos, pricing, and specific unit-level availability. The platform is fully integrated with apartments.com and is also integrated with most major property management software. Users can create, add or edit building, model, and unit level listings; create and manage referral campaigns; post ad to Craigslist in under 30 seconds; and utilize the offered advanced analytics, customizable market rent comparison analyzer, advanced user role management, real-time ''''Check Availability'''' tool for Facebook, and the reputation management tool. inRentive was founded by Josh Childs, Melissa Moline, and Abram Nelson in August 2012 and is based in Chicago, Illinois, the United States.
Renewance Chicago batterystewardship.com 2016 $100,000.00 Renewance is an electronic company that provides software solutions, consultancy, and project management services to manage the battery end of life liabilities. It offers an online platform that connects clients with defect or end-of-life industrial batteries with logistics providers and battery recyclers. The company was founded in 2016 and headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.
Cora Chicago corahome.com 2017 $100,000.00 Data-driven SaaS platform & marketplace for $77B B2B furnishings industry
My Local Beacon Chicago mylocalbeacon.com 2014 $100,000.00 My Local Beacon is a customer relationship application. The company provides a web-based customized marketing application or platform that connects the companies with their customers on their smartphone. It helps to maintain customer relationship and delivers personalized, location and frequency-based notifications and messages.
Exchangery Chicago theexchangery.com 2011 $75,000.00 The Exchangery offers a unique approach to starting a commodities exchange. We provide the technology, infrastructure, regulatory and clearing relationships as well as brandable trading screens that you can use to create a distinct, personalized online presence for your exchange.
RentHub Chicago renthub.com 2011 $60,000.00 RentHub is an innovative real estate data and intelligence platform with a focus on residential rentals. Our products provide real-time pricing information and forecasts for rental markets. Unlike for-sale markets that mandate the public recording of closed transactions and have central listing databases, rental markets often have neither. As a result, rental parties are forced to guess when it comes to pricing and making market assumptions. Ultimately, money is lost, time is wasted, and tenants are unhappy. We have created a product that brings sophisticated statistical analysis to residential rental markets. We collect and analyze a continuous stream of listing and property data to provide real-time pricing analytics. Armed with this information, landlords and property managers can say goodbye to tedious and inaccurate market surveys and the rental pricing guessing game.
Volance Chicago volance.com 2009 $45,000.00 Volance offers affordable, enterprise class fraud detection solutions for merchants big and small.
RepairDesk Chicago repairdesk.co 2015 $40,000.00 Independents #1 Choice Repair Shop Software
matchist Chicago matchist.com 2012 $40,000.00 matchist helps companies with APIs develop certification programs. We then partner with these companies to match their customers with certified developers to perform integrations or other API work.
Earlybird Chicago earlybird.co 2012 $30,000.00 Our cloud-based analytics and reporting solutions are helping executives, analysts, and their teams use data to accelerate growth, drive better decision-making, and transform their businesses for tomorrow.
Verie Chicago verie.com 2014 $25,000.00 Verie Corp. provides software solutions. The Company develops identity and location verification technology solutions to verify the identity and location of anyone they are linked to, any time and any place. Verie serves customers in the United States.
Company Name HQ City website Year Founded Total Investment Amount Company Description
Boro Chicago getboro.com 2015 $114,600,000.00 Boro is a leading consumer financing platform for college students. With its proprietary underwriting system, Boro is revolutionizing the existing consumer financing industry by providing convenient and affordable financial solutions to college students, who are underserved in the current market.
Blockfills Chicago blockfills.com 2017 $44,000,000.00 Blockfills is a disruptive financial technology company in the digital asset space. Blockfills has created a trading ecosystem that combines world-class liquidity and professional trading connectivity with secure settlement.
Stacked Chicago stackedinvest.com 2019 $36,500,000.00 Stacked is the largest SEC-registered automated robo-advisor for crypto & digital assets. Using Stacked, investors can completely simplify and automate their investing experience, buy pre-built portfolios, and run trading strategies. Stacked has automated over $10 Billion in total transactions & has over $150 Million in assets connected.
Formic Chicago formic.co 2020 $31,900,000.00 At Formic, we want to increase the collective output of humanity by making automation deployments trivial and easy. Every factory should have access to unlimited 'labor' through robotics and automation rentals. We are building technology, financing, operations and services to make this vision possible. Formic is a fast-growing venture-backed startup focused on unlocking robotic automation in labor-starved industries such as food and beverage, advanced manufacturing, consumer packaged goods and other industrial settings. We combine financial innovation with a firm understanding of what robotics are capable of, to enable manufacturing customers to scale up their manufacturing capacity quickly and with minimal risk.
Delta Trainer Chicago deltatrainer.fit 2018 $26,000,000.00 Personalized commerce app helping consumers navigate big ticket purchases, starting with cars; monetize via Insurtech
Cohesion Chicago cohesionib.com 2018 $23,500,000.00 We empower real estate to increase portfolio value with connected systems, enhanced experiences and actionable insights.
Zerv Chicago zervaccess.com 2018 $17,040,000.00 Future-proof access control solutions helping businesses stay ahead with physical security and access health & safety.
Obie Chicago obierisk.com 2017 $13,650,000.00 Obie is a tech-enabled insurance and risk management platform for real estate investors. (YC S19)
Logiwa Chicago logiwa.com 2004 $12,500,000.00 Logiwa is an industry-leading cloud-based order fulfillment, warehouse and inventory management software that has served retail, e-commerce, wholesale, and 3PL businesses worldwide for over a decade.
Hunt Club Chicago huntclub.co 2014 $11,800,000.00 Helping companies scale through trusted relationships.
Crafty Chicago https://www.craftydelivers.com/ 2015 $11,200,000.00 Crafty is a food and drink company that helps offices craft better workplaces with food, beverage, events, and alcohol management. It works with offices to elevate happiness by providing snacks, beverages, alcohol, and cool happy hour events. From hot coffee to cold brew coffee, from kegs of craft beer to bottles of Bud Light, from LaCroix to Coke Zero, from coffee cups to plastic silverware, and from fully stocked office kitchens to poppin’ events and tastings, they offer a truly comprehensive product portfolio. Crafty was founded in 2015 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, United States.
Buildout Chicago buildout.com 2010 $8,425,000.00 The best tech for better CRE brokerages.
CircleIt Chicago circleit.io 2018 $7,100,000.00 Studies show that on average, oral family history fades and ancestors are forgotten within two generations. CircleIt is here to change that. Our platform is reinventing how families connect, celebrate and preserve precious memories for future generations.
Fixer Chicago fixer.com 2017 $5,000,000.00 It’s finally easy to get things fixed, the right way.
StreamLayer Chicago streamlayer.io 2018 $4,000,000.00 Reimagine the Video Experience
KnowledgeHound Chicago knowledgehound.com 2013 $3,900,000.00 Vyzion LLC, doing business as KnowledgeHound, provides software solutions. The Company develops an application platform that enables market researchers, marketers, and sales teams to find, visualize, and analyze quantitative and qualitative consumer research studies. KnowledgeHound serves customers in the State of Illinois.
Page Vault Chicago page-vault.com 2013 $3,475,000.00 Web content captures for legal professionals. Let us capture for you or get our award-winning software for your firm.
CFX Markets Chicago cfxtrading.com 2014 $2,200,000.00 CFX Direct, LLC, doing business as CFX Markets, provides software solutions. operates an on-line trading and settlement platform for transactions in the secondary market for non-listed alternative investments. CFX Markets serves customers in the United States.
Supply Vision Chicago supply-vision.com 2010 $2,125,000.00 Supply Vision Inc. provides transportation technology services. The Company offers cloud-based logistics software with freight forwarding transportation management and warehouse management systems to help organizations manage the supply chain by enabling collaboration between shippers and logistics providers. Supply Vision serves truck brokers and freight forwarders.
Red Foundry Chicago redfoundry.com 2009 $1,100,000.00 Mobilize Your Business with Amazing Mobile Apps!
NestEgg.rent Chicago nestegg.rent 2017 The helpdesk for busy rental property owners. Fix problems at your rentals using smart technology powered by experts.
name HQ City website Year Founded Total Investment Amount Company Description
Tegus Chicago tegus.co 2016 $91,500,000.00 The Buy Side's Leading Primary Research Platform
Hologram Chicago hologram.io 2014 $82,353,000.00 Hologram is a cellular platform designed for the Internet of Things. Thousands of connectivity teams rely on Hologram to keep their fleets connected around the world — from Burbank to Brisbane. Hologram was founded in 2014 by Benjamin Forgan and Patrick Wilbur. Inspired by the connectivity challenges affecting food delivery startups in Singapore, Hologram's co-founders focused their efforts on removing the red tape preventing fast-growing IoT teams from launching cellular equipped fleets around the world. What started as a Kickstarter, under Hologram's old name, Konekt, has blossomed into the de facto networks IoT teams use to launch their products. In the years since Hologram was founded, the company has been a partner to leading technology pioneers around the world. Hologram made it possible for the rapid growth of micromobility vehicles like e-scooters. Hologram kept self-driving cars connected and on the road. Hologram helped drones deliver medicine to remote communities and kept vital health devices online across six continents. The future will have billions of more devices connected to the internet. Hologram is focused on being the operating system for global connectivity.
Ocient Chicago ocient.com 2016 $65,000,000.00 Rapid analysis & management of the world’s largest datasets.
ThreeKit.com Inc Chicago threekit.com 2005 $65,000,000.00 ThreeKit.com, Inc. provides software solutions. The Company designs and develops third dimension product configuration and visualization platform. ThreeKit.com serves customers in the United States and Canada.
Catch Co Chicago catchco.com 2012 $61,292,000.00 Catch Co. creates amazing products, content, and shopping experiences for the modern angler.
NOCD Chicago treatmyocd.com 2017 $50,000,000.00 NOCD helps people with OCD get better and then stay better.
High Definition Vehicle Insurance Chicago hdvi.com 2017 $48,500,000.00 Driving insurance innovation
FingerprintJS Chicago fingerprintjs.com 2019 $44,000,000.00 Stop fraud, spam, and account takeovers with our 99.5% accurate browser fingerprinting as a service.
Paro Inc Chicago paro.io 2015 $43,500,000.00 Through our sophisticated matchmaking algorithm, Paro matches businesses of all sizes and industries with the highest caliber, vetted financial analysts, CFOs, CPAs, and bookkeepers who have the domain expertise to tackle company-specific challenges on an on-demand basis.
Capital Markets Gateway Inc Chicago cmgx.io 2015 $39,050,000.00 CMG's solution is the first ECM platform in the U.S. to provide digital connectivity between the buy-side and sell-side.
Kalderos Chicago kalderos.com 2016 $35,000,000.00 Redefining how the business of healthcare performs
Arturo Chicago arturo.ai 2018 $33,000,000.00 courageously insightful.
Balena Chicago balena.io 2013 $31,400,000.00 Business providing container-based infrastructure for IoT applications
Ascent Chicago ascentregtech.com 2015 $29,415,000.00 The AI-driven platform that generates your obligations and keeps them updated as rules change.
Aclaimant Chicago aclaimant.com 2013 $27,956,180.00 Aclaimant is the insight-driven workflow solution for safety and risk management.
Geofeedia Inc Chicago geofeedia.com 2011 $23,790,000.00 Geofeedia, Inc. operates a platform that enables journalists to perform location-based searches to monitor social media. The Company enables users to find, monitor, connect, and share social media collections.
Leaf Trade Chicago leaf.trade 2016 $23,000,000.00 A better way to buy and sell wholesale cannabis & hemp.
Journera Chicago journera.com 2016 $20,600,000.00 Journera, Inc. designs and develops software. The Company develops a software platform for travel-related companies to create more seamless travel journeys. Journera serves customers in the United States.
GeoWealth Chicago geowealth.com 2010 $19,000,000.00 GeoWealth is a leading investment advisory firm that provides a comprehensive and fully integrated wealth management technology platform in addition to its institutional-caliber portfolio management solutions. Headquartered in Chicago, GeoWealth was built by a seasoned team of professionals with invaluable knowledge of different stages of the wealth management industry coupled with rich experience in various roles on Wall Street. Their customizable open-architecture platform and their proven spectrum of investment strategies address all essential needs of investment advisors and institutional investors by helping them grow faster and serve their clients more efficiently. GeoWealth takes pride in the way they serve their clients with the flexibility and know-how to customize a comprehensive solution according to an investment advisor’s unique requirements. By avoiding legacy systems and bolted together technologies, they have created a platform in which all aspects of the wealth management lifecycle are seamlessly addressed and accessed from a single user interface. The wealth management industry has changed and will continue to progress with innovative platforms and technologies. They look forward to helping you utilize and leverage their technology to grow your business and provide your clients with a cutting edge and sophisticated solution.
ReviewTrackers Chicago reviewtrackers.com 2012 $17,669,900.00 Use customer feedback to act today and predict tomorrow.
Belly Chicago hatchloyalty.com 2011 $12,100,000.00 Hatch Loyalty Inc provides software solutions. The Company offers loyalty and rewards platform for small and medium sized businesses. Hatch Loyalty serves customers in the State of Illinois.
Packback Chicago packback.co 2014 $10,700,000.00 Packback LLC provides service on the internet. The Company allows students to rent digital versions of their textbooks and also provides online price-comparison tools for students to find and sell books.
Basecamp Chicago basecamp.com 1999 $4.00 Basecamp is an American web software company based in Chicago, Illinois. The firm was cofounded in 1999 by Jason Fried, Carlos Segura, and Ernest Kim as a web design company called 37signals.
name HQ City website Year Founded Total Investment Amount Company Description
Avant Chicago avant.com 2012 $1,582,900,864.00 Avant, Inc. provides financial services. The Company offers online personal loans to near-prime customers at lowest possible interest rates. Avant serves customers in the United States.
Tempus Labs Chicago tempus.com 2015 $1,070,000,000.00 Tempus is advancing data-driven precision medicine with the practical application of AI in healthcare. It’s About Time.
project44 Chicago project44.com 2014 $817,500,032.00 Project44, Inc. designs and develops software. The Company offers supply chain, truckload, intermodal, air and ocean freight, less-than-truckload, and drayage application program interface. Project44 serves customers in the United States.
HighTower Chicago hightoweradvisors.com 2008 $645,000,000.00 HighTower is a advisor-owned financial services company. HighTower Advisors are free of those conflicts typically found in traditional brokerage firms. They are totally independent, yet fully supported in both viewing the financial lives of our clients more completely and working with them more effectively.
Nature's Fynd Chicago naturesfynd.com 2012 $509,394,720.00 We believe human ingenuity and scientific curiosity will reveal nature’s solutions to our planet’s challenges.
ActiveCampaign Chicago activecampaign.com 2003 $360,000,000.00 ActiveCampaign Inc operates as a software company. The Company develops email marketing, sales automation, and customer relationship management tools. ActiveCampaign serves customers worldwide.
ShipBob Chicago https://www.shipbob.com/ 2014 $330,500,000.00 ShipBob, Inc. provides shipping services. The Company offers pick up, package, and shipping services. ShipBob serves customers in the State of Illinois.
M1 Finance Chicago m1finance.com 2015 $323,224,896.00 M1 Finance LLC operates as a brokerage firm. The Company buys and sells securities such as stocks, bonds, mutual funds, and other investment products. M1 Finance serves customers in the United States.
Clearcover Chicago clearcover.com 2016 $304,500,000.00 Clearcover, Inc. operates as a software development company. The Company provides an online platform for insurance users with different products and services. Clearcover serves customers in the United States.
Amount Chicago amount.com 2019 $283,000,000.00 Accelerating the world's transition to digital financial services.
G2 Chicago g2.com 2012 $257,572,384.00 G2.com (formerly G2 Crowd) is a peer-to-peer review site headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. It was known as G2 Labs, Inc. until 2013. The company was launched in May 2012 by former BigMachines employees, with a focus on aggregating user reviews for business software.
SMS Assist Chicago smsassist.com 1999 $255,000,000.00 SMS Assist, L.L.C. develops software. The Company offers multisite property management using the SMS proprietary technology platform. SMS Assist serves commercial and residential sectors in the United States.
Uptake Chicago uptake.com 2014 $218,000,000.00 Uptake is an industrial artificial intelligence (AI) software company. Built around a foundation of data science and machine learning, Uptake’s core products include an Asset Performance Management application and a fully managed platform.
FourKites Inc Chicago fourkites.com 2014 $201,500,000.00 Real-Time Transportation Visibility Platform
Zing Health Chicago myzinghealth.com 2019 $190,000,000.00 Zing Health Choice IL (HMO) is a Medicare Advantage plan serving Medicare eligible beneficiaries. Zing Health Choice IL takes the time to get to know you and partners with you to develop a plan to help meet your health needs and goals.
Zero Hash Chicago zerohash.com 2015 $169,850,000.00 Post-trade settlement, risk management, and regulatory compliance for digital assets
Foxtrot Ventures Chicago foxtrotco.com 2013 $166,750,000.00 Redefining convenience with the best of neighborhood retail & e-commerce technology.
Cameo Chicago cameo.com 2018 $165,710,000.00 Cameo is an American video-sharing website headquartered in Chicago. Cameo was created in 2016 by Steven Galanis, Martin Blencowe, and Devon Spinnler Townsend. The site allows celebrities to send personalized video messages to fans. , more than 30,000 celebrities have joined the platform.
LogicGate Chicago logicgate.com 2015 $156,000,000.00 Risk with Confidence
Provi Chicago provi.com 2016 $149,850,000.00 Simplifying the beverage industry through an open marketplace to empower your business
Raise Chicago https://www.raise.com/ 2013 $147,200,000.00 The Most Rewarding Way to Pay.
Relativity Chicago relativity.com 2001 $125,000,000.00 At Relativity, we make software to help users organize data, discover the truth, and act on it. Our platform is used by more than 13,000 organizations around the world to manage large volumes of data and quickly identify key issues during litigation, internal investigations, and compliance operations with SaaS platform RelativityOne and Relativity Trace. Relativity has users in 48+ countries from organizations, including the U.S. Department of Justice, and 199 of the Am Law 200. Relativity has been named one of Chicago's Top Workplaces by the Chicago Tribune for nine consecutive years.
SpotHero Chicago https://spothero.com/ 2011 $117,610,000.00 SpotHero is a digital parking marketplace that connects drivers looking to reserve and pay for parking spaces with parking lots, parking garages and valet services. The company, which operates a mobile app and website as well as a parking developer platform, is available in over 300 cities in the United States and Canada. The company is based in Chicago, Illinois.
BigTime Software Chicago bigtime.net 2002 $117,113,168.00 BigTime Software delivers time-tracking, billing and project management software for more than 2,500 professional firms, tracking over $2 billion (USD) of billable time each year. Their flagship product is a SaaS-based system that is custom-built for the professional services industry – specifically, Accounting, Architecture and Engineering, Consulting, Creative, Government Contracting, IT Services and Law firms. BigTime is a venture-funded company based in Chicago committed to helping clients run professional teams more efficiently, unlocking potential revenue and improving profitability within the knowledge economy.
The Mom Project Chicago themomproject.com 2015 $115,600,000.00 A digital talent marketplace and community that connects professionally accomplished women with world-class companies.
Halo Investing Chicago haloinvesting.com 2015 $115,136,608.00 Halo Investing is a financial technology startup that provides an independent multi-issuer platform focused on an investment product known as Structured Notes. Structured Notes are a pre-defined outcome investment product offering downside protection, previously only available to the ultra-high net worth. Halo is empowering and democratizing access to the product by building technology to analyze, purchase, and manage the full lifecycle of the product while building efficiencies for issuing banks.
Boro Chicago getboro.com 2015 $114,600,000.00 Boro is a leading consumer financing platform for college students. With its proprietary underwriting system, Boro is revolutionizing the existing consumer financing industry by providing convenient and affordable financial solutions to college students, who are underserved in the current market.
Fyllo Chicago hellofyllo.com 2019 $98,000,000.00 Fyllo is leveling the playing field for cannabis companies with the Fyllo Compliance Cloud, a suite of enterprise-grade software and services powered by RegsTechnology, the largest database of cannabis laws and regulations at the federal, state and local level. We deliver advanced data, media, and compliance solutions that are built for the complexities of the cannabis industry today. From local dispensaries to large MSOs and traditional CPG companies, ambitious cannabis brands and industry professionals choose Fyllo as their partner to go bigger and grow faster with trust and confidence in compliance.
Braviant Holdings Chicago braviantholdings.com 2014 $95,000,000.00 We combine breakthrough technology and cutting-edge machine learning to transform how people access credit online
Tegus Chicago tegus.co 2016 $91,500,000.00 The Buy Side's Leading Primary Research Platform
Yello Chicago yello.co 2008 $89,354,760.00 RECSOLU, Inc., doing business as Yello, develops software. The Company offers mobile recruitment software, which includes talent relationship management, interview scheduling, campus recruiting, and video interviewing. Yello operates in the State of Illinois.
Hazel Technologies Chicago hazeltechnologies.com 2015 $87,777,000.00 Dedicated to solving the problem of food waste in an eco-friendly and sustainable manner.
Hologram Chicago hologram.io 2014 $82,353,000.00 Hologram is a cellular platform designed for the Internet of Things. Thousands of connectivity teams rely on Hologram to keep their fleets connected around the world — from Burbank to Brisbane. Hologram was founded in 2014 by Benjamin Forgan and Patrick Wilbur. Inspired by the connectivity challenges affecting food delivery startups in Singapore, Hologram's co-founders focused their efforts on removing the red tape preventing fast-growing IoT teams from launching cellular equipped fleets around the world. What started as a Kickstarter, under Hologram's old name, Konekt, has blossomed into the de facto networks IoT teams use to launch their products. In the years since Hologram was founded, the company has been a partner to leading technology pioneers around the world. Hologram made it possible for the rapid growth of micromobility vehicles like e-scooters. Hologram kept self-driving cars connected and on the road. Hologram helped drones deliver medicine to remote communities and kept vital health devices online across six continents. The future will have billions of more devices connected to the internet. Hologram is focused on being the operating system for global connectivity.
dscout Chicago dscout.com 2011 $81,049,992.00 Do impactful user research on any timeline.
Cooler Screens Chicago coolerscreens.com 2017 $80,700,864.00 Cooler Screens is a developer of interactive digital displays to replace glass doors in store aisles. The platform enables consumers to enjoy simplified access to relevant information to make decisions that best fit their budgets, taste, and health preferences. Retailers can increase sales by offering shoppers a better, personalized experience at the advertising. For consumer product companies, Cooler Screens is providing a new platform to build brand awareness, market their products at the point-of-sale, and improve visibility with real-time analytics. Arsen Avakian, Glen Tullman, and Jamie Koval co-founded the company in Chicago, Illinois in 2017.
Renovo Financial Chicago renovofinancial.com 2011 $75,000,000.00 Renovo Financial LLC operates as a mortgage lender. The Company offers loans for home rehabilitation, construction, residential, investment property, landloard, and mixed use commercial loans. Renovo Financial serves customers in the United States.
Tovala Chicago https://www.tovala.com/ 2015 $68,639,784.00 Tovala designs and develops cooking software. The Company offers an application that allows users to control cooking method, time, and temperature. Tovala serves customers in the United Kingdom.
Ocient Chicago ocient.com 2016 $65,000,000.00 Rapid analysis & management of the world’s largest datasets.
ThreeKit.com Inc Chicago threekit.com 2005 $65,000,000.00 ThreeKit.com, Inc. provides software solutions. The Company designs and develops third dimension product configuration and visualization platform. ThreeKit.com serves customers in the United States and Canada.
Revenova LLC Chicago revenova.com 2014 $63,000,000.00 Revenova TMS is a 100% cloud CRM based transportation management system for shippers, brokers and third-party logistics (3PL) companies. Plan, price, optimize, tender, schedule, track and manage freight, settle invoices and manage claims across modes and carriers. Coordinating and managing truck, rail, air or ocean shipments requires effective communication and collaboration between customers, carriers and co-workers. Revenova TMS aligns all the people, processes and information required to manage shipping freight. Empower your sales, customer service, shipping teams to more efficiently and effectively your manage transportation workflow: - Plan, Price & Optimize - Tender & Schedule - Track & Trace - Settle Invoices - Manage Claims - On-Board and Monitor Carriers If you ship products by Truck (LTL, Truckload, Flatbed, Specialized), Rail (Intermodal), Air Freight or Ocean, contact us to learn more about our deployment options for shippers, brokers or third-party logisitcs (3PL) companies.
Catch Co Chicago catchco.com 2012 $61,292,000.00 Catch Co. creates amazing products, content, and shopping experiences for the modern angler.
Mediafly Chicago mediafly.com 2006 $59,690,000.00 Mediafly, Inc. provides software solutions. The Company offers solutions to empower and transform salespeople and marketers. Mediafly serves customers in the State of Illinois.
Hireology Chicago hireology.com 2010 $59,541,776.00 Hireology Inc. develops selection management systems. The Company offers an online platform that allows companies to identify and organize their hiring process and leverage data to make better hiring decisions. Hireology offers its products to banks, financial institutions, health care, dealer networks, and other multi-site operators in the United States.
Blockware Mining Chicago blockwaremining.io 2019 $59,000,000.00 Blockware Mining is a diversified Bitcoin mining infrastructure and colocation service provider headquartered in Chicago, IL. Blockware Mining offers clients one of the most competitive hardware and hosting packages to get miners up and hashing using the latest generation mining equipment.
Interior Define Chicago interiordefine.com 2013 $57,160,000.00 Interior Define is revolutionizing the way people shop for the most important pieces of furniture for their home. Our approach reduces the cost and complexity associated with conventional custom furniture - enabling I/D to serve customers highly customizable and well-crafted sofas, beds, chairs, and dining sets at an exceptional value. Interior Define has been featured in Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Chicago Tribune, Business Insider, Fast Company, TechCrunch, Architectural Digest, Apartment Therapy, among other publications.
Madison Industries Chicago madison.net 1994 $56,968,000.00 Building entrepreneurially driven market leaders, committed to making the world safer, healthier and more productive.
Shiftgig Chicago shiftgig.com 2012 $56,000,000.00 Shiftgig, Inc. operates as a local technology company. The Company provides an online job search community for job seekers and companies in the restaurant, hotel, and nightclub industries. Shiftgig conducts business in Countryside, Illinois.
Avaneer Health Chicago avaneerhealth.com 2020 $50,000,000.00 Unique, fully interoperable and decentralized network designed by & for healthcare
NOCD Chicago treatmyocd.com 2017 $50,000,000.00 NOCD helps people with OCD get better and then stay better.
dough Inc Chicago dough.com 2018 $49,000,000.00 The investing app with unlimited commission-free stock trading, zero account minimums, and tons of smart ideas.
High Definition Vehicle Insurance Chicago hdvi.com 2017 $48,500,000.00 Driving insurance innovation
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