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Kids + Family Startups in Chicago

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64 Companies
Sittercity
Kids + Family • On-Demand
Sittercity’s mission is to make child care finally work. As the company that pioneered tech-enabled child care, we've come a long way since 2001. We've connected millions of families and sitters, and now we’re reinventing the category we created, with technology that radically simplifies the way families and sitters connect.

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55
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Chicago
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Jiobit
Internet of Things • Kids + Family
Jiobit is a patented location tracking platform, enabling the longest lasting and smallest real-time location products. With a host of encryption technologies, Jiobit is trusted by federal gov't customers and thousands of families across the US. Jiobit has won PC Mag's Editor's Choice Award and has been featured on CNBC, Buzzfeed and Techcrunch.

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18
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Chicago
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Pearachute
Edtech • Events
Pearachute is a new way to help your child discover and explore activities that best fit your family’s schedule. From ballet to baseball, Pearachute gives you flexibility and variety — all in one monthly membership.
10
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Chicago
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ThinkCERCA
Edtech • Kids + Family
ThinkCERCA is on a mission to set every student up for real-world success. The ability to synthesize information and communicate ideas effectively is key to college and career readiness. We help educators teach these critical thinking skills through argumentative writing across subjects. See our results: http://ThinkCERCA.com/results

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30
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Chicago
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Urban Cottage
Food • Kids + Family
awsome
10
Local Employees
MightyNest
eCommerce • Kids + Family

MightyNest handpicks content and products to help you build a non-toxic, eco-friendly and stylish home for your family.

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Skokie
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Tobogo
Healthtech • Kids + Family
Tobogo Therapies is an online marketplace connecting families with pediatric speech therapists in their neighborhood for home based assessments and therapy.
iCook After School
Food • Kids + Family
iCook is an after school program that allows children to explore their culinary imagination in a fun, hands on manner
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PediaSource
Healthtech • Kids + Family
PediaSource is a first of its kind technology platform that provides parents with easy access to experts in child & teen behavior, learning and development via the phone.
Noble Network of Charter Schools
Edtech • Kids + Family
Noble is Chicago’s highest-performing and largest network of public charter high schools. Our 18 campuses currently serve over 12,000 students, of whom 98% are minority, 87% are low-income, and 82% are first-generation college goers. We believe our people are the most valuable asset in preparing our students for success in college. For that reason,...

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Chicago
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PlayTracking
Kids + Family • Mobile
1
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Mac & Mia
Fashion • Kids + Family
Mac & Mia is a curated children’s clothing service that delivers handpicked apparel and accessories to parents for kids sizes newborn to 10Y. Our personal stylists create unique looks for kids, shipped free and on-demand (no subscription necessary). Mac & Mia was founded by Marie Tillman.

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40
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Chicago
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Amerigo Education
Edtech • Kids + Family
Amerigo supports international students at premier U.S. high schools with a focus on excellent academic outcomes. We combine a nurturing boarding environment along with academic and English learning support to prepare students for success in high school, university and beyond.

Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
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Chicago
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MakeXchange
Hardware • Kids + Family
Makexchange has developed a portable electronic invention lab for kids. It is ideal for teaching beginners how to write code that controls machines.
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Nurture Life
eCommerce • Food
Nurture Life, headquartered in the River North area of Chicago, is a subscription service that prepares wholesome, nutritious, ready-to-eat meals for babies, toddlers and kids and delivers them weekly, straight to customers’ doors. Our passion is to impact the healthy development of children and revolutionize mealtime for families.

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Dabble
Consumer Web • Edtech
Founded in 2011, Dabble is building technology to power the world's largest in-person skill sharing collective. We foster social experiences that fulfill people's desires to learn new things without over-committing themselves. Dabble makes it easy for event partners of all types to list events and provides a market of curious lifelong learners.
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MUMZY
Kids + Family • Social Media
MUMZY is where moms like you can bring brilliant ideas and turn them into reality. We believe that moms are the greatest entrepreneurs there are, many just don’t know it yet. MUMZY is a community and site where moms can post a project to raise funds and also work with the MUMZY team to help map out next steps and resources to launch their ideas.
Bughouse
Gaming • Kids + Family

We believe in a day when every child grows up knowing they can realize their dreams through their creations. Our mission is to inspire creative play and learning in children and provide the tools for parents to help raise amazing people.

We're Bughouse: a super fun group of musicians, engineers, artists and writers who believe that they too, can use...
2
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Chore Check
Kids + Family
Assign chores. Set goals. Track allowance. Time to simplify your household chore system.
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Chicago
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sitterworks
Consumer Web • Kids + Family

Sitterworks.com is a new online site dedicated to matching families with trusted babysitters and nannies. With multiple background check options and sitter questionnaires, sitterworks hopes to close the gap between finding any sitter and finding the perfect sitter. It's easy, fast and completely free.

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Kids + Family Jobs in Chicago

Senior Staff Accountant

Sittercity
Chicago
1 day ago
+24
We’re looking for a staff accountant who’s not just about crunching numbers, but who has an entrepreneurial spirit and wants to work for a company where they can have a voice and an impact. The staff accountant will report to the Controller and will have broad exposure to other teams as well as senior management. Tech-savvy individuals who have a passion for automating and streamlining procedures are preferred.

Intern - Operations

Jiobit
Chicago
2 days ago
+15
Spend your summer working at Jiobit! ‍If you would like to experience working at a startup in downtown Chicago, and have the opportunity to develop your operations skills at a fast-paced company, then we’re glad you found Jiobit. It’s an incredibly exciting time to join us as we scale our business and deliver best in class (and award-winning) location tracking solutions for families and businesses. About us. Jiobit is the first of its kind

Embedded Software Engineer

Jiobit
Chicago
3 days ago
+15
Diagnosing and solving critical customer issues. Analyzing and understanding data trends and addressing anomalies and issues found. Implementing features leveraging TCP/IP stack and associated protocols. Developing solutions using UART, I2C, SDIO and SPI interfaces. Optimizing power consumption. Working with wireless connectivity solutions (Wi-Fi / Bluetooth / Cellular). Solving development challenges and taking on development tasks with minimal guidance - and learning new technologies to push the envelope for what’s possible. Suggesting alternative designs and providing a point of view to better the product.

Mobile Development Lead

Jiobit
Chicago
6 days ago
+15
Mobile Development LeadPalo Alto, CA or Chicago, ILWe’re looking for a Sr. Mobile Developer with proven experience in iOS app development, including architecture, coding, debugging, App Store submission process and maintenance. The ideal candidate understands how to architect the app components, prioritize and delegate development tasks, and ensure high quality and on time delivery. This person should be pumped about building something from scratch with an incredible team in a fast-paced startup environment.

Designer/Front End Developer

Pearachute
Chicago
6 days ago
Pearachute is the largest provider of family-friendly activities in the world, and we exist to help families spend more meaningful time together.   Our small team is expanding and we're bringing on a third member to our development team.  We're looking for either a Designer with a passion for UX and/or a front end developer who loves bringing beautiful designs to life.  If you're a unicorn and want to apply, that would be amazing.  But if you