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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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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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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
Local Employees
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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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.
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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PlayTracking
Kids + Family • Mobile
1
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.

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20
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Chicago
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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.
Urban Cottage
Food • Kids + Family
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10
Local Employees
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.
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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Eat lunch together
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40
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Chicago
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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.
2
Local Employees
Chicago
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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
Chicago
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MightyNest
eCommerce • Kids + Family

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

20
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Skokie
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Bluelight
Kids + Family • Mobile

 

Bluelight is an iPhone app that notifies your friends and family when you don’t arrive at your destination as planned, maintaining both privacy and safety.

Monica+Andy
Kids + Family
If we don't think it's healthy for our little ones, then we don't think it's healthy for yours either. For that reason, we ensure that all of our fabrics are free of lead, phthalates, and flame-retardants. And beyond safety, we recognize that feel is just as important as fashion. We take great pride in sourcing only the softest cotton and muslin...
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TeeMapping
Gaming • Kids + Family

TeeMapping.com has put today's tee times on the map. We have consolidated the manual search for tee times and with one click of the map flag the golfer will see tee times based on their location. No more wasting time selecting and clicking on criteria boxes just to narrow your search. No more multiple website searches or calling multiple courses...

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Naperville
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Readeo
eCommerce • Kids + Family

Readeo's combination of video chat and quality children's books makes it possible to share story time whether you're in the same room or thousands of miles away. 

Based in Chicago, Illinois, Readeo.com is a unique way of connecting with the people you love—whether they live near or far away. 

Publishers include Simon & Schuster, Candlewick...

4
Local Employees
Chicago
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