50 BEST SMALL COMPANIES TO WORK FOR IN CHICAGO 2022

Pangea Money Transfer

Fintech + Mobile
About us
Pangea offers a smarter way for people to move money around the world to friends and family. Founded in 2012, Pangea started with a mission to revolutionize the remittance industry by providing customers a powerful, easy-to-use mobile application to send money internationally. Since then, we have grown to offer additional products and services to
24
Local Employees
Founded
Chicago
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Family Medical Leave
Paid industry certifications
Continuing Education stipend
Online course subscriptions available
Team owned deliverables
Team workouts
About us
Braviant Holdings is a digital lending platform that combines breakthrough technology and cutting-edge machine learning to empower consumers with better credit solutions. This next-generation approach to lending is reducing credit barriers and creating a Path to Prime to help millions of underbanked consumers.
68
Local Employees
Founded
Chicago
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Stocked Kitchen
Eat lunch together
Customized development tracks
401(K) Matching
Beer on Tap
Commuter Benefits
What people are saying
"Every person makes a difference at Braviant. I feel rewarded seeing the impact of my work for our customers every day."

Carrum Health

Healthtech
About us
Healthcare is unreasonably complex and costly. At Carrum Health, we’re applying a common sense approach to simplify the payment model and produce greater value for employers and their employees. We do so by directly connecting progressive self-insured employers to top-quality regional healthcare providers through the industry’s first comprehensive
18
Local Employees
Founded
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Disability Insurance
Performance Bonus
Remote Work Program
Team owned deliverables
Customized development tracks
Return-to-work program post parental leave

Pareto Intelligence

Big Data + Healthtech
About us
Pareto Intelligence is a leading healthcare solutions company modernizing the way health plans and providers succeed in value-based care. We deliver analytics, technology and advisory solutions, supported by predictive models and advanced data science, that demystify complex healthcare data and deliver actionable predictions that improve outcomes.
100
Local Employees
Founded
Chicago
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Paid Sick Days
Online course subscriptions available
Daily sync
Family Medical Leave
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Cross functional training encouraged
What people are saying
"What excites me about Pareto is that I get to work with some of the best talent to build and evolve an innovative data and analytics platform that solves some of the most complex healthcare issues in the industry."

Ascent

Artificial Intelligence + Enterprise Web
About us
We’re leading the world of regulatory compliance forward by offering greater efficiencies, greater cost savings, and greater accuracy. Using market-leading RegulationAI, Ascent helps customers in financial services automate their compliance programs, significantly reducing their risk while saving time and money.
30
Local Employees
Founded
Chicago
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Company Outings
Diversity manifesto
Open office floor plan
What people are saying
"It’s rare to find a company that strives for excellence while fostering a well-balanced workplace. At Ascent, I work alongside coworkers who excel in their fields and operate in an environment of trust and respect. This allows me to do my best work."

Camelot Illinois

Consumer Web + eCommerce
About us
Camelot Illinois operates the Illinois Lottery, a modern enterprise that truly benefits the people of Illinois. We place consumers and social responsibility at our core, providing funding for schools, capital projects, and special causes.
98
Local Employees
Founded
Chicago
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Company sponsored family events
Promote from within
Recreational Clubs
Intracompany committees
Onsite Gym
What people are saying
"Camelot Illinois is the place for builders. A rare opportunity for you to quickly make an impact and chart the course of a company in growth mode. A vibrant culture, great people and a downtown location are a bonus."

Stride Consulting

Agency + Information Technology
About us
We build custom software for companies like Spotify, Codecademy, and Casper! Stride Consulting is the missing piece of the puzzle that combines deep technical expertise with the ability to feel deeply and passionately about human experience. We continually learn and implement best practices to put people first, and in turn, help other
10
Local Employees
Founded
Chicago
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Remote Work Program
Life Insurance
Paid Holidays
Lunch and learns
Casual Dress
Continuing Education stipend

Black Spectacles

eCommerce + Edtech
About us
Black Spectacles helps educate and inspire architects around the world to thrive in their career. We are an online learning platform, offering ARE® prep, software curriculum and career insight from the best and brightest in the biz. We are the industry leader as the first NCARB-approved test prep provider for all six divisions of the ARE 5.0.
15
Local Employees
Founded
Chicago
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Remote Work Program
Wellness Programs
Company Outings
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Happy Hours
What people are saying
"Long running inside jokes meets heavy GIF usage meets a variety of nerdy hobbies."

Aptitive

Analytics + Big Data
About us
Aptitive is a Chicago-based IT consulting firm with solutions focusing on the management, design, and development of data-centric projects. Our high-aptitude consultants bring innovative technology solutions to your business problems.
45
Local Employees
Founded
Chicago
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Job Training & Conferences
Wellness Programs
Open door policy
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Open office floor plan
Continuing Education stipend
What people are saying
"Work/life balance is simple at Aptitive. Do what it takes to get the job done and do what you need to keep yourself happy and healthy. Work schedules allow the team the flexibility to do their work without sacrificing friends, family, or the things they love."

Supernova Technology

Cloud + Fintech
About us
Supernova is the technology leader in securities-based lending ("SBL") solutions that connect and empower the entire financial ecosystem. We offer the world’s first and only cloud-based, fully-customizable, end-to-end software solution to automate securities-based lending from origination through the life of the loan.
65
Local Employees
Founded
Chicago
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Family Medical Leave
Promote from within
Company Outings
Eat lunch together
Generous Parental Leave
What people are saying
"I really enjoy working at Supernova and love our team! We are a small team, but we are so effective and productive in many ways. It feels super good to ‘grow up’ with the company together – and to see how different it is day by day. "

YCharts

Fintech + Software
About us
YCharts, the fastest growing online financial platform, helps investors make smarter decisions. YCharts customers gain access to comprehensive data, visualization, and advanced analytics at an affordable cost. Industry professionals use YCharts for idea generation, analysis, alerts, and updates from real-time news feeds to monitor the markets.
63
Local Employees
Founded
Chicago
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
401(K) Matching
Customized development tracks
Health Insurance Benefits
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Diversity Program
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives

ClearCut Analytics

Big Data + Business Intelligence
About us
For 20+ years, SPINS’ mission has been to increase the presence and accessibility of natural and organic products to encourage healthier and more vibrant living. By leveraging SPINS’ industry-leading proprietary data and analytics, our technology enables deeper, more engaged relationships between Retailers, Brands and Consumers through our platform
30
Local Employees
Founded
Chicago
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Onsite Gym
401(K) Matching
Sabbatical
Recreational Clubs
Match charitable contributions
Time allotted for learning
What people are saying
"We work hard for our clients and for each other and that keeps me waking up every day excited to go to work!"

Atomic Object

Cloud + Consulting
About us
Atomic Object is a consultancy that creates custom software products. We work across web, mobile, desktop, and embedded product development—helping our clients innovate and grow by building software to help them do what they do better.
7
Local Employees
Founded
Chicago
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Friends outside of work
Happy Hours
Pair programming
Intracompany committees
401(K)
Daily sync
What people are saying
"I love Atomic's commitment to our growth. We host educational events, Atoms are constantly sharing interesting tech articles—I'm always learning new things."

Kalderos

Healthtech + Machine Learning
About us
Kalderos delivers technology that solves the challenges around drug discounts in the US healthcare system. We work with healthcare providers, drug manufacturers, payers, and government agencies alike to increase transparency and restore trust — lowering the cost of healthcare and enabling everyone to focus on improving the health of all people.
50
Local Employees
Founded
Chicago
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Lunch and learns
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Disability Insurance
Friends outside of work
Unconscious bias training
Company Outings
What people are saying
"A typical day here is full of interesting challenges, fun filled conversations, and growth opportunities. Everyone is friendly and eager to come together to help you succeed and this motivates me to push my limits and deliver beyond expectations."

CityBase

Information Technology + Other
About us
Our technology helps people find, apply, and pay for public services — and helps staff manage those interactions. The CityBase platform equally serves people who want to complete a task from their phones, those who are underbanked and must pay a bill in cash, and the public servants who keep government and utilities running smoothly.
60
Local Employees
Founded
Chicago
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Pair programming
Child Care Benefits
Team workouts
401(K)
Remote Work Program
Stocked Kitchen
What people are saying
"Everyone is extremely approachable and open / willing to help however they can, even up to CEO Mike Duffy. We are making products that have the potential to impact all citizens across the US - and that is **bleeping** cool!"

ReviewTrackers

Business Intelligence + Enterprise Web
About us
ReviewTrackers is the award-winning customer feedback software that helps businesses measure and transform the customer experience. The platform collects review data from 100+ review sites to surface customer insights that enable brands to listen, comprehend and make data-driven decisions about what their customers truly need or want.
80
Local Employees
Founded
Chicago
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Fitness Subsidies
Health Insurance Benefits
Continuing Education stipend
Sabbatical
Open door policy
401(K) Matching
What people are saying
"When I joined the team, I was blown away at how friendly and genuine everyone is. Members of the team never miss an opportunity to show their interest in you or do thoughtful things. I also love the feeling that my ideas are heard and supported."

Otus

Big Data + Edtech
About us
Otus brings the entire school community together on a common technology platform reducing the number of disconnected solutions educators use while providing actionable insight to school leaders.
43
Local Employees
Founded
Chicago
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Open office floor plan
Friends outside of work
Promote from within
Volunteer in local community
Paid industry certifications
Onsite Gym
What people are saying
"The goal is to have a reasonable balance between work and life: our flex-time and work from home policies help!"

Purchasing Platform

eCommerce + Real Estate
About us
Purchasing Platform is an innovative spend management, analytics, and B2B online marketplace that connects property management companies with vendors by revolutionizing and simplifying their buying process. By centralizing procurement, our software brings stronger corporate controls and greater spend visibility to portfolio operators of all sizes.
38
Local Employees
Founded
Chicago
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Commuter Benefits
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Remote Work Program
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Paid Holidays

UPshow

Digital Media + Marketing Tech
About us
UPshow, the leading in-venue entertainment and marketing platform, is the first and only provider of white-labeled, digital interactive networks for retail and hospitality brands to engage customers and employees directly from their mobile devices. UPshow’s technology makes it simple for large brands to build and launch engaging and promotional
50
Local Employees
Founded
Chicago
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Team owned deliverables
Life Insurance
Pet Friendly
Promote from within
Company Outings
Performance Bonus
What people are saying
"Working here has exceeded all expectations! UPshow has created a dynamic and motivating environment that always keeps me challenged. Being a part of this organization right now is already amazing, but the opportunity ahead is what excites me most!"

BenchPrep

Edtech + Enterprise Web
About us
BenchPrep helps the world's leading education, training, and assessment companies build and deliver best-in-class online learning programs. Customers include ACT, Becker Professional Education, AAMC, CFA Institute, CompTIA, ProLiteracy, HR Certification Institute, Hobsons, McGraw Hill Education, OnCourse Learning, and GMAC. We deliver the most
90
Local Employees
Founded
Chicago
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Stocked Kitchen
Lunch and learns
Performance Bonus
Online course subscriptions available
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Pet Insurance
What people are saying
"Because there aren't many companies that do what we do, there are lots of opportunities to create tools and processes that are entirely your own. "

Tandem

Agency + Information Technology
About us
Tandem is a trusted strategy, design, and technology partner. We deliver custom software that inspires people and drives business forward. Our unique process brings every voice to the table. We engage with customers, researchers, engineers, and designers in order to approach every problem with a broad set of perspectives.
Founded
Chicago
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Daily sync
Generous Parental Leave
Job Training & Conferences
Open door policy
401(K)
Sabbatical

cohesion

Internet of Things + Real Estate
About us
Cohesion is a leading Intelligent Buildings software solution that is disrupting how buildings operate and how people engage with buildings. Our cutting-edge converged IoT-enabled platform equips owners and operators with actionable intelligence through connected operations and connected communities.
40
Local Employees
Founded
Chicago
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Game Room
Mental Health Benefits
Promote from within
Eat lunch together
Vision Benefits
Company Outings
What people are saying
"I loved that I had the possibility of working with small teams with different expertises. I had the opportunity to solve complex problems and see them come to life."

lulafit

Events + Fitness
About us
Lulafit is a national leader in modern wellness technology and services. Today, lulafit works with top organizations and real estate companies to create a culture that supports people’s physical, social, and mental well-being. The result is increased retention, higher engagement, and healthier and happier people.
40
Local Employees
Founded
Chicago
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Company Outings
Generous PTO
Team based strategic planning
401(K)
Casual Dress
Diversity Program
What people are saying
"I love getting to work with an awesome team to build an app that helps guide people to health and wellness. Seeing so many moving parts across all our teams come together makes every day exciting to see what can be accomplished."

NexLP

Artificial Intelligence + Big Data
About us
Founded by a team of data scientists, programmers, and eDiscovery experts, NexLP uses Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning to derive actionable insight from unstructured and structure data. Powered by a proprietary cognitive computing engine, NexLP uses next generation text analytics to help corporations uncover answers in their data.
21
Local Employees
Founded
Chicago
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Online course subscriptions available
Unconscious bias training
Casual Dress
Company Equity
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
401(K)

Catch Co.

Digital Media + eCommerce
About us
At Catch Co, our purpose is to rescue people from the indoors by connecting them with America’s top outdoor sport: fishing. More than 50 million Americans fish every year and Catch Co is the industry leader in creating products, content, and experiences that modern anglers love. Most importantly, we aim to have the most loyal customers in the
50
Local Employees
Founded
Chicago
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Dental Benefits
Stocked Kitchen
Paid Sick Days
Diversity Program
401(K)
What people are saying
"Our company has my definition of the ideal work-life balance. People are encouraged to take time off when needed, but we all still work hard."

CarrierDirect

Information Technology + Logistics
About us
We are a band of strategy consultants, technologists and industry veterans who focus on the hard problems facing transportation and logistics companies. Our portfolio includes everything from management consulting to custom software products to integrated service design.
16
Local Employees
Founded
Chicago
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Paid Sick Days
Family Medical Leave
Daily sync
Paid Holidays
Beer on Tap
Team based strategic planning
What people are saying
"Anyone who has worked with us or knows someone who has, says good things about us. For people in the industry we have a reputation for doing good work and I’m proud of that."

Brad's Deals

Consumer Web + eCommerce
About us
Brad’s Deals is a team of real people committed to saving shoppers time and money by connecting them with validated online deals and discounts. Since 2001 the company’s mission, "create the consumer advantage" provides users with an honest and transparent shopping experience, helping them to make the best choices and saving them $200M+ annually.
75
Local Employees
Founded
Chicago
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Lunch and learns
Paid Holidays
Vision Benefits
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
What people are saying
""Brads Deals was built on an entrepreneurial spirit. When people ask me why I love my job so much, my only answer is that it's like working with my family. Every employee is valued. Every idea is important and that is paramount to our success. It "

PatientIQ

Healthtech + Software
About us
PatientIQ is a fast growing health tech company empowering healthcare providers, industry, researchers, and others to collaborate on the mission to improve patient outcomes. PatientIQ is headquartered in Chicago and backed by top-tier west coast venture capital, major hospital investors, and others.
20
Local Employees
Founded
Chicago
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Some Meals Provided
Open office floor plan
Cross functional training encouraged
Remote Work Program
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Vision Benefits
What people are saying
"Working at PatientIQ has been everything I could ask for and more. Everyone on the team is incredibly intelligent, unique, and full of personality. Every day we are solving problems through collaboration, bright ideas, and a strong work ethic. "

GeoWealth

Fintech + Software
About us
GeoWealth is provides wealth management technology; combining a comprehensive and fully-integrated platform with best-in-class portfolio solutions. Our customizable open-architecture platform and our proven spectrum of investment strategies address all the essential needs of RIAs by helping them grow faster and serve their clients more efficiently.
39
Local Employees
Founded
Chicago
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Parking
Stocked Kitchen
Paid Sick Days
Open office floor plan
Friends outside of work
Team owned deliverables
What people are saying
"Joining the GeoWealth team has been the ideal entry into the financial services industry. Since I started, I’ve had the opportunity & encouragement to work alongside every department in the company in some capacity. It’s been a rewarding experience!"

CardX

Fintech + Payments
About us
CardX provides solutions for businesses to accept credit cards at 0% cost, making payments more fair for everyone. We offer technology-enabled compliance with the card brand rules, allowing businesses to keep their payments acceptance simple while providing their customers the option to pay by card.
30
Local Employees
Founded
Chicago
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Generous Parental Leave
Team based strategic planning
401(K)
Vision Benefits
Paid Holidays
Dental Benefits
What people are saying
"I love that I am constantly being pushed to be more innovative and precise with solutions when the unexpected occurs. Being a part of a growing team in a growing industry really motivates me."
About us
Computer Projects of Illinois, Inc. (CPI), is a privately held corporation that delivers market-leading software solutions to the law enforcement industry. CPI develops & maintains many different best-in-class, mission-critical criminal justice solutions to law enforcement & public safety agencies around the world with their OpenFox® Product Suite.
80
Local Employees
Founded
Bolingbrook
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Flexible Work Schedule
Open door policy
Team workouts
Group brainstorming sessions
Casual Dress
Intracompany committees
What people are saying
"What I like working about working at CPI is the people. I laugh at least once every day (even on the "bad" days)."

Topstep

Fintech
About us
Topstep®’s vision is to be where the world goes to safely engage in and profit from financial markets. We evaluate traders’ performance in the Trading Combine® - a real-time, simulated account. When traders follow the risk criteria and meet the profit targets, they receive a Funded Account™ where they trade real capital and keep real profits.
61
Local Employees
Founded
Chicago
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Job Training & Conferences
Disability Insurance
Team based strategic planning
Paid Sick Days
Diversity Program
What people are saying
"I feel empowered. My supervisor, Robin, always says, "you're the boss of you." I've become so much more confident in my decision making and self management because our leadership team gives me a lot of freedom in my work."

Accelerated Digital Media

Agency + Digital Media
About us
Accelerated Digital Media is a bootstrapped company that has recruited some of Chicago's top talent in digital marketing. We're on a mission to create one of the country's top digital marketing firms. ADM is a a team of performance marketers specializing in paid media management for high growth eCommerce companies. We work with our clients to
17
Local Employees
Founded
Chicago
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Paid Sick Days
Open office floor plan
Mental Health Benefits
Team based strategic planning
Daily sync
Performance Bonus

Palantir.net

Agency + Consumer Web
About us
Palantir.net is a full-service digital consultancy that designs and develops solutions for healthcare, higher education, technology, and public sector clients using Drupal and other open source technologies. We are consultants for complex digital systems who specialize in working with organizations at all stages of their digital transformation.
22
Local Employees
Founded
Evanston
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Health Insurance Benefits
Friends outside of work
401(K) Matching
Dental Benefits
Sabbatical
Life Insurance

Analytics8

Analytics + Big Data
About us
We are the data and analytics consulting firm you want to work for. We help organizations make smart, data-driven decisions by translating their data into meaningful and actionable information. We believe that organizations thrive, lives are improved, and the world is a better place when organizations understand and use the data around them.
45
Local Employees
Founded
Chicago
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Casual Dress
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Game Room
Time allotted for learning
401(K)
Generous PTO
What people are saying
"My skills and opinions are valued at Analytics8. I love that I am continually learning and growing my skill set."

Nextpoint

Cloud + Legal Tech
About us
Nextpoint is the industry leader in delivering cloud-based services for eLaw. Our market leading software and services help legal related organizations conquer their eDiscovery, Litigation and Admin needs. We do this by providing a powerful SaaS platform with world-class support and engagement teams that help hundreds of law firms across the
34
Local Employees
Founded
Chicago
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Generous Parental Leave
Family Medical Leave
401(K)
Fitness Subsidies
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
What people are saying
"I knew that I wanted to work at a place where there is no shortage of learning opportunities and growth, and I’ve found that in Nextpoint. I feel supported in my role as a product support specialist. Everyone here is so helpful and knowledgeable."

Logiwa

eCommerce + Information Technology
About us
Founded in 2017, Logiwa is the cloud fulfillment software leader, empowering high-volume direct-to-consumer businesses to scale and impress customers with a flawless delivery experience. The Logiwa Cloud Fulfillment Platform is an integrated WMS and fulfillment system that makes it easy to run a digital warehouse and scale your high-volume DTC
19
Local Employees
Founded
Chicago
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Performance Bonus
Team based strategic planning
Daily sync
Generous Parental Leave
Company Outings
Team owned deliverables
What people are saying
"At Logiwa, I have been given the opportunity to work in an environment that is highly supportive and collaborative, which motivates everyone to be the best at what they do and we can feel that our contribution to customers’ business is meaningful. "

Milyli

Enterprise Web + Information Technology
About us
Milyli builds secure, intuitive software that makes managing sensitive information tasks easier. Milyli has worked with Relativity and other eDiscovery technologies since 2008, building custom solutions and developing innovative applications like our flagship redaction tool, Blackout. The world’s top law firms, services providers, and government
27
Local Employees
Founded
Chicago
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Happy Hours
401(K) Matching
Team workouts
Casual Dress
Volunteer in local community
Stocked Kitchen
What people are saying
"I have always appreciated that the managers root for everyone here to win. It makes me feel more confident doing my work and has built a really supportive, savvy team across our organization that knows how to give feedback and work together well."

Adage Technologies

Consulting + eCommerce
About us
Founded in 2001, Adage Tech is a web design and development firm combines strategic thinking with a passion for technology to advance our client's purpose. We bring together a diverse team of creative and technical professionals who partner with our clients to create their digital strategy and build applications to connect with their audiences.
64
Local Employees
Founded
Chicago
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Remote Work Program
Paid Sick Days
Job Training & Conferences
Some Meals Provided
Vision Benefits
Online course subscriptions available
What people are saying
"At Adage I'm surrounded by people who are not only smart, but dedicated and passionate about what they do. Everyone here is actively trying to do their best work and help one another to do the same."

Neighborhoods.com

Real Estate + Software
About us
Neighborhoods.com is the first online real estate resource to put the neighborhood at the center of the home search. The platform invites visitors to imagine their life in a new area by providing a local’s perspective, including detailed descriptions and resident reviews of schools, amenities, and the surrounding community.
55
Local Employees
Founded
Chicago
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Health Insurance Benefits
Onsite Gym
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Documented equal pay policy
Family Medical Leave
Commuter Benefits
What people are saying
"The support & encouragement to do what I feel is right and in the best interest of the company is unlike anything I have experienced at other employers. The autonomy given to do my job is refreshing."

DAIS Technology

Fintech + Information Technology
About us
DAIS is reimagining insurance by empowering agencies and carriers with a cutting edge software platform designed to handle the complexity of insurance. We have a strong and vivid vision at DAIS: A day in which agents, carriers, and policyholders are connected in real-time through a cooperatively-owned digital network.
48
Local Employees
Founded
Chicago
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Disability Insurance
Onsite Gym
Paid Sick Days
Intracompany committees
Health Insurance Benefits
Open office floor plan
What people are saying
"Cutting edge technology being used to make better software, is not only helping the insurance industry, but is also helping DAIS employees be on par with the fast evolving technology."

Focused Labs

Agency + Cloud
About us
At Focused Labs we take a unique approach to developing high-quality, business focused, software. We believe that digital products can and should be built to evolve with your business. Our approach is structured around delivering products to market fast, testing with real customers, and iterating based on their feedback.
18
Local Employees
Founded
Chicago
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Flexible Work Schedule
Vision Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Life Insurance
Happy Hours
Diversity manifesto
What people are saying
"I think there's actually a deeper question. What is the balance between work, life, and time to be creative? When you spend all your time hacking away at a backlog you're not learning. At Focused, we want you to have creative time, and time with your family/friends. That's why we offer Idea Hours and have a strong culture of 8 hour days, no more!"

Redstone

Artificial Intelligence + Fintech
About us
Redstone is one of the fastest growing fintech startups in the country focused on streamlining creation of esoteric alternative asset classes. The fintech disruptor dismantled the MBS ecosystem, streamlining it with a digital platform that employs AI and machine learning tools to eliminates unnecessary steps and redundant approval processes.
40
Local Employees
Founded
Chicago
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Performance Bonus
Fitness Subsidies
Mentorship program
Promote from within
Casual Dress
Generous Parental Leave
About us
Yakkety Yak helps business find the right words to connect with their target audience. Our content marketing services encompass everything from website copy, custom blogs and newsletters, content audits, press releases, case studies, social media marketing and custom publishing. We want to figure out how to say what you want to say – so let’s YAK.
22
Local Employees
Founded
Chicago
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Performance Bonus
Paid Holidays
401(K)
Some Meals Provided
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Volunteer in local community

LaunchPad Lab

Software
About us
LaunchPad Lab is a Chicago-based software development agency that partners with businesses to transform their digital technology. We believe that great software can propel a business forward, and we have helped hundreds of organizations unlock revenue and efficiency by transforming their technology.
25
Local Employees
Founded
Chicago
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Paid Holidays
Eat lunch together
Flexible Work Schedule
Group brainstorming sessions
Casual Dress
Time allotted for learning
What people are saying
"As a Product Manager at Launchpad, I've enjoyed the hard work it takes to create excellent delivery and make clients happy with the products we build. We make time to celebrate our wins, and that part of the culture is my favorite."

Kaizen Health, Inc

Healthtech + Logistics
About us
Kaizen Health is a healthcare technology company dedicated to removing transportation as a barrier to clinical care, food access, social services, education and employment as well as delivering supplies, food and prescriptions so that everyone can live a healthy and happy life. Kaizen Health works with health systems, Federally Qualified
42
Local Employees
Founded
Chicago
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Health Insurance Benefits
Commuter Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
401(K)
Dental Benefits
Disability Insurance

Label Insight, a NielsenIQ Company

Big Data + Machine Learning
About us
Our purpose is to empower people with the knowledge to improve their lives through better product choices. We achieve this purpose by driving growth for our grocery retail and consumer packaged goods customers through unparalleled product transparency.
33
Local Employees
Founded
Chicago
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Pet Friendly
Remote Work Program
Volunteer in local community
Generous PTO
Team based strategic planning
What people are saying
"Work-life balance is really important at LI - and it's been even more apparent with working from home due to Covid. We’re given the autotomy to get work done on our terms. Taking time off is encouraged whether it’s planned or a last minute personal issue. There's a real sense of community, my coworkers are always willing to pitch in and help out."

Wyzant

Edtech
About us
We believe 1-1 instruction is the most powerful way to unlock “I get it” moments—when eyes light up and confidence is born. With an extensive selection of tutors listed, Wyzant helps more students, in more places, than anyone else. We work hard to make personalized learning accessible and affordable, and we're looking for great minds to join us.
70
Local Employees
Founded
Chicago
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Pet Friendly
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Team based strategic planning
Generous Parental Leave

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