50 BEST SMALL COMPANIES TO WORK FOR IN Chicago 2021

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.
40
Local Employees
Founded
Chicago
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Partners with Nonprofits
Online course subscriptions available
Mental Health Benefits
Dental Benefits
Paid Volunteer Time
Unconscious bias training
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."

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.
85
Local Employees
Founded
Chicago
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Paid Holidays
Intracompany committees
Dental Benefits
Open office floor plan
Eat lunch together
401(K) Matching
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."

Pangea Money Transfer

Fintech + Mobile
About us
Founded in 2012, Pangea Money Transfer started with the mission of giving everyone the power to move money effortlessly, starting with those who need it the most. Receivers in our 15 active countries across Asia and Latin America can collect the money at available cash pickup locations or directly into any bank account in minutes.
24
Local Employees
Founded
Chicago
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Friends outside of work
Paid Volunteer Time
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Promote from within
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Adoption Assistance

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
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Paid Holidays
Casual Dress
Eat lunch together
Tuition Reimbursement
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."

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
Team owned deliverables
Paid industry certifications
Company Outings
Paid Sick Days
Continuing Education stipend
Dental Benefits
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."

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
Life Insurance
Game Room
Eat lunch together
Generous PTO
Flexible Work Schedule
Group brainstorming sessions
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!"

M1 Finance

Consumer Web + Fintech
About us
M1 is a rapidly growing Fintech company based in Chicago. We started by building a beautiful, one-of-a-kind automated investing platform. People can easily customize and automate their investments, borrow against a portfolio line of credit, and soon, use M1 as their bank – creating the next generation personal finance account.
75
Local Employees
Founded
Chicago
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Flexible Work Schedule
Lunch and learns
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Sick Days
Stocked Kitchen
Paid industry certifications
What people are saying
"M1 is a place where I can be myself, and be part of a diverse team of excellent people."

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
401(K)
Remote Work Program
Child Care Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Commuter Benefits
Friends outside of work
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 for the that have the potential to impact all citizens across the US - and that is **bleeping** cool!"

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.
34
Local Employees
Founded
Chicago
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Lunch and learns
Continuing Education stipend
Team owned deliverables
Mental Health Benefits
Company Equity
Paid Sick Days
What people are saying
"Our leadership really believes in building and strengthening our community here at Ascent. We've had a day-long company outing to a baseball game. We have monthly team lunches, which are a good way to connect with colleagues over food. We also have movie outings and happy hours that we all enjoy together!"

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
Intracompany committees
Life Insurance
Cross functional training encouraged
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
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."

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
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Life Insurance
Commuter Benefits
Remote Work Program
Some Meals Provided
Continuing Education stipend

Apervita

Healthtech
About us
Soon to be utilized by more than 50% of all US hospitals, Apervita is the leading healthcare cloud-based application development platform. Apervita exists to make it easy for healthcare enterprises to connect with the people, systems and organizations they need to, in order to save lives, improve outcomes and cut costs.
58
Local Employees
Founded
Chicago
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Job Training & Conferences
Promote from within
Game Room
Team owned deliverables
Company sponsored family events
Disability Insurance

Narrative Science

Artificial Intelligence + Machine Learning
About us
We live at the intersection of technology and humanity. We believe in the power of data and the power of stories. When the two come together, they empower everyone to understand and use data in a way that has never been possible before. We are innovators. We are data storytellers. And we are redefining the future of data + analytics.
65
Local Employees
Founded
Chicago
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Volunteer in local community
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Customized development tracks
Partners with Nonprofits
Stocked Kitchen
Onsite Gym
What people are saying
"Narrative Science is a place that fosters an incredible level of intelligence. However, even more than that, NS operates with the same level of teamwork and collaboration."
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 Spending Account (FSA)
Highly diverse management team
Eat lunch together
Game Room
Performance Bonus
Open door policy
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)."

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.
25
Local Employees
Founded
Chicago
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Dental Benefits
Promote from within
Job Training & Conferences
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Some Meals Provided
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."

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
Team workouts
Some Meals Provided
Paid Volunteer Time
Life Insurance
Performance Bonus
Lunch and learns
What people are saying
"Long running inside jokes meets heavy GIF usage meets a variety of nerdy hobbies."

Buildout, Inc.

Cloud + Marketing Tech
About us
Buildout is the only commercial real estate (CRE) software developed for the entire brokerage. Since launching in 2010, Buildout has pioneered the leading marketing solution for CRE—now, Buildout Elite is applying that power to the rest of the brokerage with Database, Marketing Projects, and Back Office tools. Developed in direct conversation with
85
Local Employees
Founded
Chicago
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Eat lunch together
Promote from within
Volunteer in local community
Disability Insurance
Cross functional training encouraged
Lunch and learns
What people are saying
"I’ve never felt like I am going to work. I feel like I’m coming to Buildout, where I get to do something really cool with people that I genuinely care about. "

Inspirant Group

Healthtech + Information Technology
About us
Founded on two basic ideas--people matter and delivering value is the highest priority--Inspirant Group is a digital transformation "consulting" (we prefer Unconsulting) firm intent on changing the way consulting is done.
10
Local Employees
Founded
Naperville
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Partners with Nonprofits
Dental Benefits
Company Outings
Highly diverse management team
Remote Work Program
Daily stand up
What people are saying
"Having a management team whose vision starts with people makes all the difference. It's amazing to have co-workers who are willing to help and share knowledge for the greater good. We have a really great team at Inspirant Group!
"

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.
30
Local Employees
Founded
Chicago
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Mentorship program
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Family Medical Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Open office floor plan

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
Mental Health Benefits
Beer on Tap
Group brainstorming sessions
Job Training & Conferences
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Sabbatical
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 "

ReviewTrackers

Enterprise Web + Marketing Tech
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.
96
Local Employees
Founded
Chicago
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Generous Parental Leave
Stocked Kitchen
Health Insurance Benefits
Company Outings
Remote Work Program
Daily stand up
What people are saying
"Working at ReviewTrackers has given me the opportunity to truly grow as a sales professional. I've learned new methodologies and approaches to selling, and our managers have given me the support and positive reinforcement I need to be successful!"

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.
18
Local Employees
Founded
Chicago
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Stocked Kitchen
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Company Equity
Lunch and learns
What people are saying
"We’re very willing to take a hard look at our process and adjust if we need to. In the last few months, we changed our communication and collaboration patterns to fit our needs. Whatever problems come up, we’re agile enough to solve them!"

dscout

Enterprise Web + Mobile
About us
dscout helps companies better understand the experiences people have with their products and brands in everyday life. Our SaaS video research platform helps our customers gather, manage, share and analyze millions of in-context moments submitted by people around the world.
95
Local Employees
Founded
Chicago
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Health Insurance Benefits
Pet Insurance
Fitness Subsidies
Paid Holidays
Paid Volunteer Time
Life Insurance
What people are saying
"dscout has some great benefits. From excellent healthcare coverage, to an office stocked with lots of snacks and Metropolis and Intelligentsia coffee, we're able to focus on building a top-notch product."

Label Insight

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)
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Eat lunch together
Group brainstorming sessions
Beer on Tap
Promote from within
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."

PerkSpot

eCommerce + HR Tech
About us
PerkSpot is on a mission to inspire employees everywhere to love where they work by delivering meaningful savings and recognition in their workplace. With 900+ clients like Walgreens and McDonald's, PerkSpot helps over 14 million employees save money by offering exclusive discounts on top brands such as Samsung, Target, and AMC Theaters.
89
Local Employees
Founded
Chicago
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Remote Work Program
Time allotted for learning
Some Meals Provided
Paid industry certifications
Team based strategic planning
Daily stand up
What people are saying
"I'm able to work on a sales team that incorporates our own suggestions and experiences. We practice what we preach; we're a hard working group that has an engaging work environment. We celebrate success with recognition and the job's super rewarding"

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
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Happy Hours
Paid Sick Days
Vision Benefits
401(K)
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."

One North

Agency
About us
One North is a full-service digital agency helping businesses solve complex problems in creative ways. We’re makers, technologists and relationship builders guiding you toward what’s next. With capabilities in brand and communications, digital experience, technology and infrastructure, and optimization and insights, we can take on any challenge.
66
Local Employees
Founded
Chicago
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Beer on Tap
Commuter Benefits
Open office floor plan
Performance Bonus
Eat lunch together
What people are saying
"My colleagues at One North are incredibly bright and are always teaching me something new. I love coming into an environment every day where work doesn’t feel like work."

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.
30
Local Employees
Founded
Chicago
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Paid Sick Days
Onsite Gym
Fitness Subsidies
Company sponsored family events
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within

Analytics8

Big Data + Cloud
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.
30
Local Employees
Founded
Chicago
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Promote from within
Online course subscriptions available
Job Training & Conferences
Onsite Gym
Open door policy
Generous Parental Leave
What people are saying
"My skills and opinions are valued at Analytics8. I love that I am continually learning and growing my skill set."

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
Some Meals Provided
Life Insurance
Company Outings
Paid Holidays
Unlimited Vacation Policy
401(K) Matching
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."

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.
66
Local Employees
Founded
Chicago
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Casual Dress
401(K) Matching
Flexible Work Schedule
401(K)
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."

Sittercity

Kids + Family + Software
About us
Sittercity’s mission is to make child care finally work. We've connected millions of families and sitters. Today we’re reinventing the category we created, with technology that radically simplifies the way families and sitters connect. Everyday we strive to build a platform that helps our users find freedom in crafting a life that works for them.
38
Local Employees
Founded
Chicago
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Team based strategic planning
Flexible Work Schedule
Health Insurance Benefits
Pet Friendly
Diversity Program
Life Insurance
What people are saying
"I joined Sittercity because it has a mission that I believe in. It’s not just about the bottom line, but about improving people’s lives and society as a whole. I’m proud and excited that each day my work impacts the lives of families and sitters!"

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.
25
Local Employees
Founded
Chicago
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Highly diverse management team
Casual Dress
Team owned deliverables
Open door policy
Wellness Programs
Unconscious bias training
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."

Arrive

Consumer Web + Mobile
About us
Arrive brings drivers, parking operators, and enterprise partners together through the power of mobility technology, offering amazing savings on bookable parking. We’re modernizing our industry by instantly connecting thousands of drivers with our massive network of spaces and investing heavily in the future of connected cars and cities.
67
Local Employees
Founded
Chicago
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Wellness Programs
Mental Health Benefits
Commuter Benefits
Parking
Volunteer in local community
Dental Benefits
What people are saying
"There are two unbeatable perks about working for Arrive. The autonomy & collaborative environment. It’s such a relief to know I’m trusted by my colleagues to contribute & bring meaningful feedback to any project & that they are open to doing the same"

Milyli

Enterprise Web + Information Technology
About us
We're a software development firm dedicated to making eDiscovery easier for anyone. Milyli stands for “Make It Like You Like It” and that acts as our guiding philosophy. Since 2008, we've been building custom solutions and developing innovative applications like our flagship product – Blackout.
30
Local Employees
Founded
Chicago
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Happy Hours
Team owned deliverables
Family Medical Leave
Paid industry certifications
Flexible Work Schedule
Recreational Clubs
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."

UPshow

Digital Media + Marketing Tech
About us
UPshow is the leading innovator in the space of digital signage for businesses. UPshow increases customer engagement with interactive TV and mobile software, creating a unique in-venue network to advertise to and entertain customers. We offer a three-in-one platform that provides: entertainment options, engagement solutions and a management suite
40
Local Employees
Founded
Chicago
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Commuter Benefits
Lunch and learns
Stocked Kitchen
Company Equity
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Team owned deliverables
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!"
About us
Perfect Search Media is a Chicago-based digital marketing agency. We’re experts in Paid Search and Social Media Advertising, SEO, Remarketing, Display, UX, Design, and Content. (And we like to think we're pretty cool, too). We’re a results-driven, remote company with teammates from coast to coast.
20
Local Employees
Founded
Chicago
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Team based strategic planning
Game Room
Unconscious bias training
Dental Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Happy Hours

BigTime Software, Inc.

Professional Services + Software
About us
BigTime is the engine behind the greatest consulting firms on the planet, delivering back-office time/budgeting and invoicing to over 2,000 firms worldwide and tracking over $2 billion in billable time each year. Our flagship product is a SaaS-based system that is custom-built for the professional services industry. BigTime is a PE-backed company
60
Local Employees
Founded
Chicago
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Open office floor plan
Diversity Program
Generous PTO
Stocked Kitchen
401(K) Matching
Promote from within

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
Remote Work Program
Life Insurance
Happy Hours
Company Equity
Disability Insurance
Lunch and learns

ClearCut Analytics

Big Data + eCommerce
About us
ClearCut Analytics provides actionable insights into today's complex retail marketplace to improve the quality and speed of decisions made by CPG businesses. Its seasoned advisors and brand managers further drive value by guiding and implementing data-informed strategies. With over $50B of eCommerce sales data tracked, and an emphasis on Amazon,
25
Local Employees
Founded
Chicago
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Company sponsored family events
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Open office floor plan
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!"

Adage Technologies

eCommerce + Professional Services
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.
60
Local Employees
Founded
Chicago
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Pair programming
401(K)
Recreational Clubs
Stocked Kitchen
Commuter Benefits
401(K) Matching
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."

Bento for Business

Fintech + Software
About us
At Bento, our mission is to give businesses the freedom to drive their vision, empower their employees and deliver business growth. We do that with our awesome financial operating platform that makes it easy for SMBs to manage daily expenses, virtual payments and cashless workflows. We are serving thousands of (very) happy customers and growing!
12
Local Employees
Founded
Chicago
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Paid Sick Days
Highly diverse management team
Volunteer in local community
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Stocked Kitchen
Performance Bonus
What people are saying
"It’s incredibly rewarding to hear unprompted customer feedback on how features I’ve released are being used and making a difference. I work with passionate people looking to transform an industry and I get to contribute to our customer's success."

DigitalMint

Blockchain + Fintech
About us
DigitalMint is the leading Bitcoin point-of-sale provider in the nation, enabling consumers to buy cryptocurrency instantly through Bitcoin ATM and Teller locations. DigitalMint empowers underserved and underbanked populations, utilizing digital currencies as a tool for financial access and inclusion.
35
Local Employees
Founded
Chicago
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Eat lunch together
Performance Bonus
Vision Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Company Equity

Livly

Real Estate + Software
About us
Livly is modern apartment software that creates convenience and community in buildings. We offer a set of user friendly applications to improve the property management and resident experiences. From an intuitive digital move-in to simple package notifications, Livly is creating a new standard of property technology amenity.
40
Local Employees
Founded
Chicago
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Some Meals Provided
Time allotted for learning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open door policy
Dental Benefits
Casual Dress

Forager

Logistics + Software
About us
We're building an automated, freight-matching marketplace that connects cross-border shippers (customers) with their optimal carrier (trucking companies) based on region, price, and service rating.
60
Local Employees
Founded
Chicago
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Paid Holidays
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Stocked Kitchen
Health Insurance Benefits
Daily stand up
Wellness Programs
What people are saying
"All ideas are welcome, regardless of who you are, and that gives you a lot of freedom to take creative risks and continually improve. Instead of wasting time always fighting to be heard you can focus on producing your best work. "

Paro

Fintech + Software
About us
We help growing companies gain confidence in their finances. Paro matches businesses with the highest vetted bookkeepers, accountants, financial analysts, and CFOs who provide remote, on-demand, hourly support when clients need it. We only accept 2% of applicants into our highly curated network of experts, so clients know they’re working with the
62
Local Employees
Founded
Chicago
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Intracompany committees
Remote Work Program
Vision Benefits
Pet Friendly
Pair programming
Fitness Subsidies
What people are saying
"I started at Paro as an SDR, was able to develop my skillset
and find my career aspirations with the helping guidance of leadership. Today, I am excited to support the Account Management team and work with our amazing clients and freelancers! "

Entara

Cloud + Information Technology
About us
Entara (fka. YJT Solutions) is a new kind of IT Managed Services Company serving mid-sized organizations in Chicago. We’re built from the ground up to provide the strategic vision, platforms, processes and people to travel with our clients on the path to their best IT future--Today, Tomorrow, and Beyond.
50
Local Employees
Founded
Chicago
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
401(K) Matching
Team based strategic planning
Vision Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Family Medical Leave
Cross functional training encouraged

Tillable

Cloud + Other
About us
Tillable was created to help landowners receive fair rent and get the insights they need about their farm’s performance, while also helping great farmers build their reputations and expand operations. We’re using the power of data and technology to make renting farmland easier, more profitable and more efficient than ever before.
23
Local Employees
Founded
Chicago
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Group brainstorming sessions
Wellness Programs
Team owned deliverables
Stocked Kitchen
Family Medical Leave
Commuter Benefits

Sertifi

Software
About us
Sertifi offers an Agreement Platform built for businesses who need a more efficient and secure way to manage the full contract process. We simplify how businesses around the world send and collect agreements and payments by bringing it all into one secure platform.
81
Local Employees
Founded
Chicago
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
401(K) Matching
Relocation Assistance
Paid Sick Days
Paid Holidays
What people are saying
"Sertifi has a fantastic work environment, especially if you are looking to learn a lot. With ambitious company goals, I get to work on really cool projects and collaborate across teams."

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