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40 Companies
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
40
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
Kalderos
Healthtech • Machine Learning
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.

Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
+23
21
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
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
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
Location
Otus
Big Data • Edtech
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.

Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
+44
35
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
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
30
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
Girls Who Code
Other • Social Impact
Girls Who Code is a nonprofit organization which aims to support and increase the number of women in computer science. The organization is working to close the gender employment difference in technology and change the image of what a programmer looks like.
Climate Action Team
Consumer Web • Digital Media
Global warming is perhaps the biggest crisis humanity has ever faced, yet few Americans are giving the issue the attention it deserves. Part of the problem is that humans are poor at reacting to "slow-burn" future problems and part is that scientists & activists for the past 30 years have been using ineffective language and communications messaging

Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Daily stand up
Open door policy
+4
4
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
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
Blueprint
Big Data • Healthtech
4
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
Obama Foundation
Digital Media • Events
PechaKucha, Inc
Consumer Web • Productivity
PechaKucha (http://www.pechakucha.com) is the fastest-growing storytelling platform used by millions of people across the globe. Community Builders, Businesses and Educators use its famed 20-slide x 20-second format to share ideas and connect with others visually, concisely and memorably.
2
Local Employees
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
Loop Link
Productivity • Social Impact
Loop delivers digitized scheduling solutions to the golf, ski, tennis, and pro sports industries. We offer a suite of software components (native mobile apps and cloud based backend platforms) that improve the quality of life of all our users from corporate schedulers to independent contractors.

Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
+13
2
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
BLUE1647
Edtech • Events
BLUE1647 is an award-winning network of education & technology innovation platforms that foster economic development in technology and 21st Century skills through people development (classes, workshops, and events around technology), & workforce development (through youth and adult technology programs to prepare individuals for high-demand jobs)
10
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
AMP Americas LLC
Other • Social Impact
14
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
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
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
Ezza Nails
Beauty • eCommerce
22
Local Employees
Chicago
Location