Tech Company CollectionsTop Chicago Startups to Watch 2022

Company NameDescriptionYear FoundedTotal Amount Raised
ActiveCampaign Inc operates as a software company. The Company develops email marketing, sales automation, and customer relationship management tools. ActiveCampaign serves customers worldwide.
2003
$360,000,000
Amount is a digital technology company that accelerates digital transformation for financial institutions. Amount partners can optimize performance across product categories by tapping into various service offerings including customer acquisition, funnel a
2019
$283,000,000
Unique, fully interoperable and decentralized network designed by & for healthcare
2020
$50,000,000
Avant, Inc. provides financial services. The Company offers online personal loans to near-prime customers at lowest possible interest rates. Avant serves customers in the United States.
2012
Unknown
BigTime Software delivers time-tracking, billing and project management software for more than 2,500 professional firms, tracking over $2 billion (USD) of billable time each year. Their flagship product is a SaaS-based system that is custom-built for the p
2002
$117,113,168
Blockware Mining is a diversified Bitcoin mining infrastructure and colocation service provider headquartered in Chicago, IL. Blockware Mining offers clients one of the most competitive hardware and hosting packages to get miners up and hashing using the l
2019
$59,000,000
Boro is a leading consumer financing platform for college students. With its proprietary underwriting system, Boro is revolutionizing the existing consumer financing industry by providing convenient and affordable financial solutions to college students, w
2015
$114,600,000
Braviant Holdings, LLC operates as a holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, provides analytics and proprietary technology to improve lending decisions. Braviant Holdings serves customers in the State of Illinois.
2014
$95,000,000
Cameo is an American video-sharing website headquartered in Chicago. Cameo was created in 2016 by Steven Galanis, Martin Blencowe, and Devon Spinnler Townsend. The site allows celebrities to send personalized video messages to fans. , more than 30,000 cele
2018
$165,710,000
Catch Co. creates amazing products, content, and shopping experiences for the modern angler.
2012
$112,571,352
Clearcover, Inc. operates as a software development company. The Company provides an online platform for insurance users with different products and services. Clearcover serves customers in the United States.
2016
$304,500,000
Cooler Screens is a developer of interactive digital displays to replace glass doors in store aisles. The platform enables consumers to enjoy simplified access to relevant information to make decisions that best fit their budgets, taste, and health prefere
2017
$80,700,864
Equal parts brokerage, education, and media company, dough is what investing should be: unlimited commission-free stock trading, zero account minimums, and iOS and Android apps filled with smart ideas. Our mission is to inspire the world to embrace risk, t
2018
$49,000,000
dscout, Inc. operates as a platform as a service company. The Company provides a web and mobile application platform that enables users to engage audiences in sharing real world experiences, in-the-moment ideas, and real-time feedback. dscout serves client
2011
$81,049,992
FourKites, Inc. provides software solutions. The Company offers solutions such as mobile, cloud, and analytics software products. FourKites serves logistics industry in the State of Illinois.
2014
$231,500,000
Foxtrot is your new favorite corner store and delivery market. With a curated selection of local goods, some-selected wines, and everyday necessities, there’s a little something for everyone. Come see us in the shop for a cup of coffee or get all your fave
2013
$166,750,000
Fyllo is leveling the playing field for cannabis companies with the Fyllo Compliance Cloud, a suite of enterprise-grade software and services powered by RegsTechnology, the largest database of cannabis laws and regulations at the federal, state and local l
2019
$98,000,000
G2.com (formerly G2 Crowd) is a peer-to-peer review site headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. It was known as G2 Labs, Inc. until 2013. The company was launched in May 2012 by former BigMachines employees, with a focus on aggregating user reviews for busine
2012
$257,572,384
Halo Investing is a financial technology startup that provides an independent multi-issuer platform focused on an investment product known as Structured Notes. Structured Notes are a pre-defined outcome investment product offering downside protection, prev
2015
$115,136,608
Hazel Technologies, Inc. operates as a agricultural technology company. The Company develops new solutions to reduce food waste to improve fresh produce supply chain, as well as offers horticultural consulting services to growers and shippers. Hazel Techno
2015
Unknown
High Definition Vehicle Insurance offers next-generation truck insurance- real solutions for motor carriers in a rapidly changing world. High Definition Vehicle Insurance is an experienced team of insurance, technology, and trucking industry experts who de
2017
$48,500,000
HighTower is a advisor-owned financial services company. HighTower Advisors are free of those conflicts typically found in traditional brokerage firms. They are totally independent, yet fully supported in both viewing the financial lives of our clients mor
2008
$645,000,000
Hireology Inc. develops selection management systems. The Company offers an online platform that allows companies to identify and organize their hiring process and leverage data to make better hiring decisions. Hireology offers its products to banks, finan
2010
$59,541,776
Hologram is a cellular platform designed for the Internet of Things. Thousands of connectivity teams rely on Hologram to keep their fleets connected around the world — from Burbank to Brisbane. Hologram was founded in 2014 by Benjamin Forgan and Patrick Wi
2014
$82,353,000
Interior Define is revolutionizing the way people shop for the most important pieces of furniture for their home. Our approach reduces the cost and complexity associated with conventional custom furniture - enabling I/D to serve customers highly customizab
2013
$57,160,000
LogicGate, Inc. develops an application software. The Company offers platform that helps businesses automate risk, incident, enterprise risk, audit, policy and case management, and compliance operations.
2015
$156,000,000
M1 Finance LLC operates as a brokerage firm. The Company buys and sells securities such as stocks, bonds, mutual funds, and other investment products. M1 Finance serves customers in the United States.
2015
$323,224,896
Madison Capital Partners acquires and develops industrial manufacturing and service companies. It provides strategic resources and management support by offering management direct equity investment opportunities. Some of the equity investors of the company
1994
$56,968,000
Mediafly, Inc. provides software solutions. The Company offers solutions to empower and transform salespeople and marketers. Mediafly serves customers in the State of Illinois.
2006
$59,690,000
Nature’s Fynd is a food company producing a protein from a microbe discovered in the geothermal springs. The company's mission is to create foods that both nourish people and the planet. Its revolutionary fermentation technology grows protein using a fract
2012
$509,559,552
NOCD is an online OCD therapy platform that helps people with OCD get better and then stay better. With NOCD, users can have face-to-face video therapy sessions with licensed therapists that specialize in OCD, as well as get 24/7 support between sessions f
2017
$50,000,000
Ocient is a startup building a near-real-time database and data analytics platform for petabyte- to exabyte-scale data sets. Ocient was founded by the talent behind the largest software startup exit in Chicago’s history. Ocient is a well-funded company, wi
2016
$65,132,000
Project44, Inc. designs and develops software. The Company offers supply chain, truckload, intermodal, air and ocean freight, less-than-truckload, and drayage application program interface. Project44 serves customers in the United States.
2014
$817,500,032
Provi is the fastest growing B2B ecommerce marketplace for the beverage alcohol industry. Active in 35 states, Provi’s robust, online marketplace improves communication and efficiency for retailers, distributors and suppliers. As of 2022, 10 percent of lic
2016
$149,850,000
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2013
$147,200,000
At Relativity, we make software to help users organize data, discover the truth, and act on it. Our platform is used by more than 13,000 organizations around the world to manage large volumes of data and quickly identify key issues during litigation, inter
2001
$125,000,000
Renovo Financial LLC operates as a mortgage lender. The Company offers loans for home rehabilitation, construction, residential, investment property, landloard, and mixed use commercial loans. Renovo Financial serves customers in the United States.
2011
$75,000,000
Revenova TMS is a 100% cloud CRM based transportation management system for shippers, brokers and third-party logistics (3PL) companies. Plan, price, optimize, tender, schedule, track and manage freight, settle invoices and manage claims across modes and c
2014
$63,000,000
Shiftgig, Inc. operates as a local technology company. The Company provides an online job search community for job seekers and companies in the restaurant, hotel, and nightclub industries. Shiftgig conducts business in Countryside, Illinois.
2012
$56,000,000
ShipBob, Inc. provides shipping services. The Company offers pick up, package, and shipping services. ShipBob serves customers in the State of Illinois.
2014
$330,500,000
SMS Assist, L.L.C. develops software. The Company offers multisite property management using the SMS proprietary technology platform. SMS Assist serves commercial and residential sectors in the United States.
1999
$255,000,000
SpotHero is a digital parking marketplace that connects drivers looking to reserve and pay for parking spaces with parking lots, parking garages and valet services. The company, which operates a mobile app and website as well as a parking developer platfor
2011
$117,610,000
Tegus facilitates calls between experts and investors and provides those conversations to users via their platform with the ability to search, navigate, annotate, and analyze. Their platform helps their clients get direct perspective from former executives
2016
$91,500,000
Tempus Labs, Inc. operates as a clinical laboratory. The Company provides genomic sequencing services and analyze molecular and therapeutic data to help physicians to make real-time and data-driven decisions. Tempus Labs serves customers in the State of Il
2015
$1,070,000,000
The Mom Project is a digital talent marketplace that helps women remain active in the workforce. With a community of over 500,000 talented professionals and more than 5,000 companies, The Mom Project is committed to building a better workplace for mothers
2015
$115,600,000
ThreeKit.com, Inc. provides software solutions. The Company designs and develops third dimension product configuration and visualization platform. ThreeKit.com serves customers in the United States and Canada.
2005
$65,000,000
Tovala designs and develops cooking software. The Company offers an application that allows users to control cooking method, time, and temperature. Tovala serves customers in the United Kingdom.
2015
$68,639,784
Uptake is an industrial artificial intelligence (AI) software company. Built around a foundation of data science and machine learning, Uptake’s core products include an Asset Performance Management application and a fully managed platform.
2014
$218,000,000
RECSOLU, Inc., doing business as Yello, develops software. The Company offers mobile recruitment software, which includes talent relationship management, interview scheduling, campus recruiting, and video interviewing. Yello operates in the State of Illino
2008
$89,354,760
Zero Hash is a B2B embedded infrastructure platform that allows any platform to integrate digital assets natively into their own customer experience quickly and easily (a matter of API endpoints). Zero Hash’s turnkey solution handles the entire back-end co
2015
$169,850,000
Zing Health Choice IL (HMO) is a Medicare Advantage plan serving Medicare eligible beneficiaries. Zing Health Choice IL takes the time to get to know you and partners with you to develop a plan to help meet your health needs and goals.
2019
$190,000,000