2016 Moxie Awards: Breakthrough Digital Company

Sam Dewey

Built In Chicago’s Moxie Awards are back, and this year we’re celebrating Chicago’s cream-of-the-crop digital technology companies like never before. Check out the finalists for Breakthrough Digital Company, and be sure to vote for your favorite here

To see which company comes out on top, mark your calendars for June 16 at Morgan Manufacturing. We’ll meet you there. Get your tickets now— you won’t want to miss out!

Breakthrough Digital Company

Founded in 2004, Cleversafe, an IBM Company, has grown into a global object storage market leader providing flexible on-premise, public cloud and hybrid cloud solutions designed to solve petabyte-and-beyond storage challenges. Acquired by IBM in 2015, Cleversafe delivers enterprise-grade security, reliability and simplified storage management.

10 years. 2,000 Coyotes. 17 offices. A UPS company. No Excuses. Built In Chicago ranked Coyote number four on its 2015 list of Chicago’s Top 100 Digital Companies. We internally design and build our technology, from mobile apps for customers, carriers, and Coyotes to our core BAZOOKA® technology platform to an online analytics portal.

In the past year, Sprout raised $42 million in funding, launched two new products, built on 2015’s 32 percent employee growth and was featured on the Inc. 500 (No. 78 with 3,918 percent three-year revenue growth), Deloitte Technology Fast 500 (No. 21) and Chicago Tribune Top Workplaces lists.

Uptake is a predictive analytics platform provider that transforms data into measurable gains in productivity, cost savings and operational safety. Working with global industry leaders, Uptake has attracted elite talent to revolutionize the industrial sector. Founded in 2014, Uptake employs over 400 and has been reportedly valued at $1.1 billion. 

Vivid Seats is the fastest growing marketplace for sports, concert and theater tickets. We offer the perks, culture, and opportunity of an entrepreneurial start-up, supported by the scale, stability, and resources of 15 years of profitable growth.

Want to give one of these companies some loving? Vote for them here

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