Chicago Startups & Tech Companies To Know
Top Startups & Tech Companies in Chicago
We're In The Business Of What Ought To Be. The business of doing, creating, and building the world the way we see fit. We seek out the transformational opportunity, making it better, more useful, more valuable. At PEAK6, we activate what is into what ought to be through world-class technology, operational excellence and purposeful design.
Cloud • Software
Box (NYSE:BOX)is the Content Cloud, a single platform that empowers organizations to manage the entire content lifecycle, work securely from anywhere, and integrate across best-of-breed apps. Founded in 2005, Box is trusted by 69% of the Fortune 500, including AstraZeneca, General Electric, JLL, and Nationwide. Easily work with anyone when all of...
Beyond Finance is a next generation financial services company. Our goal is to provide financial peace of mind to our clients by giving them simple and transparent financial products that are customized to their individual circumstances. Our team is laser-focused on solving big problems and building a trustworthy financial brand.
AdTech • Software
Centro provides enterprise-class software for digital advertising organizations. Our technology platform, Basis, is the first of its kind SaaS advertising solution unifying programmatic and direct media buying, along with workflow automation, cross-channel campaign planning, universal reporting and business intelligence.
Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As a leading non-profit & Catholic health systems in the US, Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty & those most vulnerable.
Consumer Web • HR Tech
Built In is a home for people who see working in tech as a way of life: We help them live it with purpose. Millions of professionals rely on us to learn, network + carve out futures at companies they believe in. Headquartered in Chicago, we serve vibrant tech hubs across the U.S.
Big Data • Information Technology
Aptitive is a Chicago-based IT consulting firm with solutions focusing on the management, design, and development of data-centric projects. Our high-aptitude consultants bring innovative technology solutions to your business problems.
Digital Media • Marketing Tech
UPshow, the leading in-venue entertainment and marketing platform, is the first and only provider of white-labeled, digital interactive networks for retail and hospitality brands to engage customers and employees directly from their mobile devices. UPshow’s technology makes it simple for large brands to build and launch engaging and promotional...
AdTech • Big Data
DISQO is an audience insights platform where members, real people, have trust in sharing information that improves human experience. Our business clients fuel their growth by building trusted insights on our platform. We have the largest 100% first-party consumer panel in the U.S.; clients connect opinions and behaviors across all digital touch...
Real Estate • Software
Neighborhoods.com is the first online real estate resource to put the neighborhood at the center of the home search. The platform invites visitors to imagine their life in a new area by providing a local’s perspective, including detailed descriptions and resident reviews of schools, amenities, and the surrounding community.
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Agency • Edtech
All Campus creates value for leading universities by expanding their reach and cultivating relationships with students to advance their lives through education. All Campus is dedicated to providing an outstanding experience for students, university clients and our employees, through collaborative partnerships and innovative technology and services.
Meraki is a Greek word meaning “something done with soul, creativity, or love.” With this name as our mantra, we’re building a welcoming workplace that attracts eclectic, curious, purposeful people who unite to ignite our customers’ passions. Together, we create powerful, simple technology with the potential to change everything.
Fintech • Insurance
Kin exists to change home insurance from what it is to what it should be. Founded in 2016 by seasoned financial technology entrepreneurs, Kin is a fully-licensed home insurance technology company that provides affordable coverage to homeowners in catastrophe-prone regions like Florida and California. Our financial stability rating of “A —...
Ocient is a Chicago-based, venture-funded startup building a SQL compliant, exabyte-scale database platform that achieves better performance than Hadoop and NoSQL systems. It is a distributed system optimized for NVMe drives, RDMA networks and high core count processors and is written in C++. We are led by a management team with seven successful st
eCommerce • Music
Reverb is building a community that music makers from all walks of life turn to for income to support their families, inspiration to fuel their passions, tools to create new music, and more. Our team comes to work each day with one goal: To help music makers all over the world and sellers of all sizes connect over the perfect piece of music gear.
Edtech • Software
Screencastify is the #1 screen recorder for Chrome. In 2020, Screencastify became K-12’s most used asynchronous video tool with more than 15 million users every week (!!!) recording, editing, and sharing all sorts of amazing videos. While we already had a passionate community of millions of educators, nothing could have prepared us for the growth...
Other • Travel
Hyatt, headquartered in Chicago, is a leading global hospitality company offering 20 premier brands. As of March 31, 2021, Hyatt's portfolio included more than 1,000 hotel, all-inclusive, and wellness resort properties in 68 countries across six continents. Hyatt's purpose to care for people so they can be their best informs its business decisions...
Relativity makes software to help users organize data, discover the truth and act on it. Its SaaS platform RelativityOne manages large volumes of data and quickly identifies key issues during litigation and internal investigations. The AI-powered communication surveillance platform, Relativity Trace proactively detects regulatory misconduct like...
Agency • Pharmaceutical
closerlook is a digital marketing agency that specializes in helping pharmaceutical brands build and maintain meaningful relationships with their most valuable healthcare professionals. Our 100+ employees specialize in digital strategy, user experience, creative design and writing, data analytics, web and mobile application development.
eCommerce • Fintech
SpotOn brings together payment processing and a robust software solution, giving its merchants richer data and tools that empower them to market more effectively to their customers. The SpotOn platform offers the most comprehensive tools for SMB's including payments, marketing, reviews, analytics and loyalty.