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Social Impact Startups in Chicago

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List of Social Impact startups in Chicago

31 Companies
GiveSmart by Community Brands
Events • Social Impact
Community Brands provides technology and engagement platforms to membership organizations, schools and nonprofits to help them better manage mission-critical operations and relationships. Our suite of connected solutions provide flexibility and choice for organizations looking for the best solution, regardless of their size.

Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
+15
115
Local Employees
Westmont
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The Mom Project
HR Tech • On-Demand
The Mom Project is rewriting the working mom narrative. We are a digital talent marketplace and community connecting professionally accomplished women with world-class companies. Our mission is to build a more diverse and inclusive workforce so women never feel forced to choose between their families and their careers.

Friends Outside of Work
Eat lunch together
Open Door Policy
Team-Owned Deliverables
+37
28
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
American Bar Association
Legal Tech • Other
The ABA's mission is to serve equally our members, the legal profession and the public by defending liberty and delivering justice as the national representative of the legal profession.
800
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
Obama Foundation
Digital Media • Events
Erikson Institute
Edtech • Social Impact
We are the premier early childhood development organization committed to ensuring that all children have equitable opportunities to realize their potential.

Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
+7
207
Local Employees
chicago
Location
Bridge
Fintech • Social Impact
Bridge is a revolutionary new way to bank. We are the first-ever mobile banking solution that is committed to providing a low-cost alternative for the millions of underbanked family members affected by incarceration in America.

Company Equity
Chicago
Location
Virgil Holdings Inc.
Edtech • HR Tech
Virgil designs and delivers transformational human capital solutions that give individuals and organizations the insight needed to make better employment decisions. Virgil operates Hcareers (the leading talent recruitment brand and platform in the hospitality industry) and Virgil Careers (a career assessment and navigation platform).

Partners With Nonprofits
Eat lunch together
Open Door Policy
Team-Based Strategic Planning
+26
17
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
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

Dental Benefits
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Health Insurance Benefits
+6
30
Local Employees
Chicago
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Edovo
Edtech • Social Impact
Edovo is a social impact company that provides fair and honest communication services, educational and vocational programming, and re-entry preparation for justice-involved people and their loved ones. Our mission is to help everyone connected to incarceration build better lives.

Volunteer in Local Community
Partners With Nonprofits
Friends Outside of Work
Daily Stand Up
+24
30
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
Packed with Purpose
eCommerce • Social Impact
Packed with Purpose blends the best of two worlds: gifting and doing good. We discover unique products made by social enterprises to curate high-quality gifts that are both memorable and meaningful. Whether sent to a client, colleague or friend Packed with Purpose gifts are sure to delight and leave a lasting impression.
Double Good Technologies
eCommerce • Mobile
Youth sports and extracurricular activities are becoming more expensive, and every day it’s pricing out more and more families from the critical benefits of participation. The technology we’re building solves this problem in an industry that has yet to be disrupted.

Partners With Nonprofits
Friends Outside of Work
Eat lunch together
Daily Stand Up
+5
10
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
Gannon Solutions
Agency • Social Impact
At Gannon Solutions, we design and develop beautifully tailored websites cunningly optimized for all devices. We are a full-service digital firm. That means we partner with you from inception thru analytics on every project to help you stay relevant to your current customers and attractive enough to attain new.
1
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
Ms.Tech
Angel or VC Firm • Events
We help business women do tech and tech women do business. Mission: Evolve the conversation of female entrepreneurism beyond the issue of ‘changing the ratio,’ and towards actively advancing the quality of their businesses, networks and resources. https://angel.co/ms-tech 
2
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
WeSolv
Big Data • Edtech
WeSolv connects companies to the largest network of diverse MBAs and identifies the best candidates through data and actual performance in real projects. Our research and data-science backed technology leverages the only data proven predictive of future performance and machine learning to reduce bias and help companies make the best hires at scale

Daily Stand Up
Open Door Policy
Team-Owned Deliverables
Team-Based Strategic Planning
+4
5
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
Flowers for Dreams
Consumer Web • eCommerce
Flowers for Dreams is the artisan flower service. Made to order and crafted locally, all bouquets start at just $35 with free hand delivery in Chicago & to Milwaukee. Every purchase benefits an amazing local charity. Named one of Business Insider's 20 Most Inspiring Companies in America.

Dental Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Generous Parental Leave
+4
35
Local Employees
Chicago
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The Climate Corporation
Big Data • Internet of Things
The Climate Corporation aims to build a digitized world where every farmer is able to optimize and execute decisions on the farm through digital tools.

Eat lunch together
Open Office Floor Plan
Unconscious Bias Training
+25
40
Local Employees
Chicago
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BlueCrew
HR Tech • Mobile
BlueCrew is an on-demand staffing platform for temporary work. We are driving to change the future of work by adding transparency and automation to the staffing of blue collar positions. We are the best platform to quickly fill temporary positions with high-quality candidates.

Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
+18
6
Local Employees
San Francisco
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LEAP Innovations
Edtech • Events
LEAP Innovations' mission is to transform learning into a holistic, tailored experience—designed to prepare, empower and inspire all learners to ignite their unlimited potential. Think of us as the R&D hub for education innovation, bringing the best learning science and technology here to pilot, research and scale.
35
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
Little Lion
HR Tech • Marketing Tech
Little Lion’s Growth Platform provides access to mentorship, peers, funding, metrics, and other expertise to help entrepreneurs succeed. Corporations, investors, and government communities use our platform to effectively reach diverse entrepreneurs to expand the social impact with measurable Return on Goodᵀᴹ results.
Chicago
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HowToFund
Edtech • Marketing Tech
HowToFund (HTF), previously known as HowDoWe, is a SaaS company that helps schools and nonprofits maximize their fundraising efforts. We build free donation pages that match the look of the organization's website, helping them to raise money for their fundraisers, track incoming donations, automatically send receipts and thank you's, and much more.

Partners With Nonprofits
Open Door Policy
Team-Based Strategic Planning
Group Brainstorming Sessions
5
Local Employees
Chicago
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