Weekly Refresh: Facebook’s DeKalb Data Center, project44 Sees Growth, and More

July 6, 2020
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The Mom Project raised $25M. It’s created a family focused career services platform. The company is using its tech to try and improve the speed with which its partner companies can bring on new talent. 7GC led the Series B round. [Built In Chicago]

Facebook to build data center in DeKalb. The center, which will rely on renewable energy, will create around 100 jobs. Two of the buildings will be completed by 2022. [Chicago Tribune]

Aclaimant gained $10M. Its risk management platform lets construction companies, staffing agencies and more report on-the-job accidents. Mercury Fund led the Series A. [Built In Chicago]

project44 saw 139 percent growth. The company offers advanced visibility for shippers and logistics service providers. It saw a 139 percent increase in bookings when comparing the first half of 2019 to the first half of 2020. [Press Release]

Boro launched MyBoro. Boro offers a finance platform specifically for college students. The new tools use AI to make recommendations that help students track their spending and see how they match up to their peers. [PRWeb]

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