STATS scoops up another sports company
Page Vault secures $1.325 million
Bluesnap makes home above Wormhole Coffee
Global payment company BlueSnap has hired 20 e-commerce and payment industry veterans over the past four months and is opening an office in Chicago in Wicker Park. The Massachusetts-based company intends to hire another 20 employees who can support global growth and expansion.
Get a hotel in Chicago for just 4 hours from HotelsByDay
New York-based HotelsByDay launched in Chicago Tuesday, offering travelers and residents the ability to book a hotel room for just 4 to 9 hours. Their targeting business travelers who may need a place to work during the day or delayed travelers who may want a place to rest for awhile. Rates will be cheaper than overnight rates; for example you can get a room at the Congress Plaza from 1 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. for $89. [A Startup Launches In Chicago to Let You Book Hotels During the Day: Chicago Inno]
Jason Felger in as CEO of Food Genius
Food Genius has a new CEO. Jason Felger will be taking over for founder Justin Massa, who will become president and sit on the company board. Felger was an early mentor and investor of Food Genius and took the position of COO in August. [Food Genius gets a new CEO: Crain's Chicago Business]
Iris Mobile raises $2.48M Series B
Chicago-based Iris Mobile has raised a $2.48 million Series B. Investors include Origin Ventures and Hyde Park Venture Partners. The company helps retailers deliver their campaigns to targeted customers through mobile marketing.