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The Moxie Awards
Finalists for Breakthrough Digital Company of the Year
We are pleased to announce the following outstanding Chicago startups as our finalists for The Moxie Awards' Breakthrough Digital Company of the Year.
Braintree, the web’s fastest growing payments platform, powers payments for innovative and high-growth mobile and online businesses. Braintree provides an easy-to-integrate API for developers while ensuring the merchants’ end users have a frictionless and secure experience at checkout. Braintree’s full-stack payments solution includes a payment gateway, merchant account, recurring billing, and credit card storage.
Groupon features daily deals on the best stuff to do, see, eat, and buy in more than 565 cities around the world. With their highly anticipated IPO in November, 2011 and new product innovations like Groupon Goods, Groupon Reserve and Groupon Rewards, Groupon is a leading digital company in Chicago. Groupon has over 2,000 employees in the city and is a top digital employer in Chicago.
GrubHub is the country’s leading web and mobile food ordering platform that allows diners to find local restaurants available for delivery or pick up. Available in more than 300 cities across the US, GrubHub features more than 14,000 online ordering restaurants and, as the parent company of Allmenus, lists approximately 250,000 restaurant menus. GrubHub was founded in Chicago in 2004 and remains a privately held company. They have over 250 Chicago-based employees and raised $70M in two rounds of funding in 2011.
Mu Sigma is a leading provider of decision sciences and analytics services, helping companies streamline data-driven decisions. Mu Sigma works with top companies across multiple verticals, solving high impact issues in the areas of supply chain, marketing and risk analytics. With over 75 Fortune 500 clients and over 1,500 analytics professionals, Mu Sigma has disrupted the analytics industry by integrating the disciplines of business, math, and technology. The company raised over $133M in two rounds of funding in 2011.
Total Attorneys is a cloud-based service provider dedicated to assisting with every aspect of small and solo law firm management, growth and development. Total Attorneys’ goal is to help attorneys build successful law practices, better serve their clients and make more money while maintaining balance in their lives. Total Attorneys has developed a suite of apps to assist in client management, lead generation, billing and more. The company recently raised $15M in investment this May from Bain Capital Ventures.
Congratulations to our finalists and please remember to vote!