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31 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
28
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
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
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
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
+6
30
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
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
Obama Foundation
Digital Media • Events
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
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
mRelief
Social Impact
mRelief provides an easy-to-use platform online and through SMS that enables Americans to find out if they qualify and enroll in food stamps. Our mission is to restore dignity by transforming access to social services. mRelief has connected over 230,000 families to social services.
6
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
6
Local Employees
San Francisco
Location
Connect & Care
Mobile • Social Impact
By creating a free, non-profit mobile application, Connect & Care aims to simplify and strengthen the ability of mobile users to donate to international non-profits, while informing and broadening the users’ knowledge of the world around them.
Evanston
Location
Little Lion
HR Tech • Marketing Tech
Little Lion helps companies Advance investments in People and Community by quantifying Return on Goodᵀᴹ. Improve bottom line outcomes with our People Analytics Platform and Behavioral Psychology Expert-Led Workshops. The Why Mattersᵀᴹ
6
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
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
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
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
Stellation Group
Healthtech • Other

Thought Collection Publishing is an independent publisher supporting social change through publishing literary and visual artists in our nonfiction publications. Our publications are a collection of stories and art depicting expressions of our lives, a collaboration of those that want to explore the world and expand their life perspectives and w

2
Local Employees
Naperville
Location
AMP Americas LLC
Other • Social Impact
14
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
Financial Health Network
Social Impact
Chicago
Location