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62 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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+23
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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+14
18
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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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+6
30
Local Employees
Chicago
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PlayTracking
Kids + Family • Mobile
1
Local Employees
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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Urban Cottage
Food • Kids + Family
awsome
10
Local Employees
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
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Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
+17
20
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Chicago
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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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1300
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Chicago
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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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+4
40
Local Employees
Chicago
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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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50
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Chicago
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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.
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.
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.
Runchkins
Fashion • Kids + Family
Personal shopping service for busy parents and fashionable kids (0-6yr). We send a box of adorable kids clothes + accessories to your doorstep. Keep only what you love, and shipping is always free, both ways. But what makes us SPECIAL? We guarantee to buy back every piece of clothing when your little one outgrows them.
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sitterworks
Consumer Web • Kids + Family

Sitterworks.com is a new online service dedicated to connecting families with sitters and nannies in their area. It is focused on closing the gap between finding childcare and finding the perfect childcare. With an in-depth sitter questionnaire and multiple background check options, Sitterworks is the place to go to find trusted childcare...

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Chicago
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Afterskoolz
Edtech • Kids + Family
Afterskoolz is dedicated to helping parents search, schedule, and enroll in after school activities and camps for their kids.
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SafetyBook
Consumer Web • Kids + Family

Safetybook helps protect you and your family from dangerous recalled products. It allows you to register products on their website and notifies you if they have been recalled. 

Aidhen's Corner
Consumer Web • Kids + Family

Aidhen's Corner is an on-line concierge service for all things Kids!  We give our member's ability to quickly, easily and seemlessly search, find, and book, amazing "what to do's"  with their kids the instant they need it.

As a parent you want to make every day, every experience and every moment count with your kids. But finding that creative, new...

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Chicago
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Little Nugget
Kids + Family • Mobile
Little Nugget is a baby photo app made by parents, for parents. Use Little Nugget to capture pregnancy and baby milestones by adding custom artwork and personalized text to your baby photos in seconds. Safely save your photos in a private feed or share them on social media!
3
Local Employees
Stork Stack
eCommerce • Kids + Family

We like to think of Stork Stack as Serendipity on your Doorstep.  Each month our members receive a "Stack" filled with five of our favorite products, each selected with love for our members and the most important little person in their lives. Our Stacks evolve with the child's age, from the third trimester to the child's third birthday, so Stork...

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Kids + Family Jobs in Chicago

Staff Accountant

Sittercity
Chicago
1 week 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.

Sr Software Engineer

ThinkCERCA
Chicago
2 weeks ago
We’re looking for a Senior Software Engineer: We’re looking for someone is who passionate about building a user-centered product that helps kids build critical thinking in a growing education technology start-up. The Senior will have overall ownership of the technology roadmap and the performance of multiple engineering teams. He/she will focus on growing team and individual performance through an agile development process and effective

Embedded Software Engineer

Jiobit
Chicago
2 weeks ago
+15
As the embedded software engineer you will be directly impacting our end user experience. You will have tremendous opportunity for growth as you work cross-functionally with the product and customer experience teams to deliver best-in-class support to our users. Every day brings new challenges along with new opportunities to to contribute to our company’s success.

Backend Developer

Jiobit
Chicago
2 weeks ago
+15
- Development and support of the backend solution for Jiobit products. - Design, documentation, and implementation of backend features from scratch to production-ready state. - Collaboration with different teams (product, firmware, mobile, e-commerce, customer care) to define requirements for backend features. - Constantly improving existing codebase quality and delivering new high-quality code.

Customer Experience Associate (Contract to Hire)

Jiobit
Chicago
2 weeks ago
+15
Customer Experience: handling calls and messaging from our beloved customers. Process Creation & Optimization: logistics, freight forwarding, certifications, billing. Business Development: competitive intelligence, surveys, analytics. Product Development: field failure root-cause, alpha/beta testing, feature vetting. Program Management: assist in developing and executing against integrated schedules. Miscellaneous: hands-on testing, packaging, prototyping, shipping, debugging, sales booth support, office maintenance, you name it (and we all do it too!).
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