2016 Nominees

Congratulations to all 643 Chicago Innovation Award nominees!




2112, Ecosystem
#2020Beyond, #2020Beyond Millennial program
The #ChicagonistaLIVE Show, The #ChicagonistaLIVE Show
100+ Who Care Chicago, 100+ Who Care Chicago
20spokes, Technical Partnership for Startups
220, Youth Leadership 220 Youth Leadership- Youth Leadership through Achievement Programs
4C, 4C’s TV Synced Ads
4D Healthware, 4D Healthware; Virtual Chronic Care Management
5thColumn, StackBOSS
826CHI, The Young Authors’ Book Project
88, East Beverage Company Gingerhead
8th Light, Journeyman Apprenticeship

A

A Safe Haven Foundation, A Safe Haven Foundation
ABCD Capital, Uniflo Technology
Accion Chicago, Accion Edge
Acentive, Acentive
ADAR Inc., Stream IT
Adjunct Professor Link, Adjunct Professor Link
Aginity, Aginity Amp
Agua Piedra Mezcal & Co., Energy for future by Agua Piedra Mezcal
AKHAN Semiconductor, Inc., Miraj NCD Diamond™ on Glass
Akouba, Akouba, Inc
alligatortek, Menu Profit Builder
Almslete, Almslete
Aloha Poke Co, Aloha Poke Company
The Alumni Society, The Alumni Society & The Alumni Society Membership Portal
Alyssa Vermell Apparel, Tall Women’s Apparel Company
AMBC Inc, Smart Phish (Product/Service)
Amour de la Terre, Amour de la Terre
AngleWare Inc , NeverTilt Safety Cooler
Anguleris Technologies, BIMsmith
Aparecio Foundation, Aparecio Foundation
Apollo Education Group, Innovator’s Accelerator
Applied Systems, IVANS Market Appetite
Aptitive, IT (Data) Consulting
Argo Translation, Inc., Argo Operations system
Argonne National Laboratory, NanoFab Lab..’ in a Box, CONVERGE Version 2.3: Computational Fluid Dynamics Software, Versatile Hard Carbon Microspheres Made from Plastic Waste, Highly Sensitive Sensor for Distributed Methane Leak Detection, High-Efficiency Modular Phase- Change Thermal Battery, Magnetic Nanomaterials for Microwave Devices
Ascent Technologies, Regulatory Technology Platform
Aspire, Life on My Own
Austin Chamber of Commerce, Certified Austin Good Business Initiative
Automotive Internet Media, English-Spanish Auto Dealership Website
Aviation Safety Technologies, SafeLand Runway Condition Reporting System
Avion Technology,inc, QA tool

B

B-Raja Media Group, Bridging the media gap between the East and West
BAD Testing, Software Testing Consulting Services
BadgeCert, Digital Badging Solution
BallotReady, BallotReady
BAMM!, BAMM! Before and After Meeting Manger
Band of Bohemia, Culinary brewhouse
Bangle Stacker, Bangle Stacker
bankmybiz.com, Small Business Advantage
BareItAll Petfoods, goBARE Dog Treats
Baxter International, AMIA Automated Peritoneal Dialysis System with the SHARESOURCE Remote Patient Management Platform
Bear Naked Custom Granola, Bear Naked Custom Granola
Beckatt Solutions, Company supplying unique 3D printing technologies and services
Beet Strong, Beet Strong
belmontcentral.com, Local neighborhood website
Beltone, Beltone myPAL and myPAL Micro
Bennett Day School, Bennett Day School
Big Ideas Generator at the University of Chicago, Big Ideas Generator at the University of Chicago
Bigstep, Inc., Bigstep Metal Cloud
Bilderhoos Architectural Play Sets, Bilderhoos Architectural Play Sets
Birch Road Cellar, Birch Road Cellar
BizStrat Technology Corporation, Platform-Independent Systems and Methods
Blitsy, E-commerce site for arts and crafts supplies
Block Six Analytics, Revenue Above Replacement
Blue Nova Technology, LLC, Light-Life Platfrom
Blue Star Technology, NPO IT and MFG IT (Non-Profit Organization IT and Manufacturing IT)
blue1647, BLUE1647 Impact Innovation Centers
BODY DIVINE, Health & Wellness emphasis on Nutrition
BookedOut, Technology
Brandless Group, Brandless Group
Bransys, EZtoTrack
Breakthrough Technologies, Illinois Science Assessment
Brick Loot, LEGO Subscription Box
Bright Cellars, Bright Cellars
Bright Endeavors, part of New Moms, Inc., Bright Endeavors Candle Rental
BuddyBoss, BuddyBoss
Buildout, Buildout
Bulldog Solution Inc., Bulldog Solution SEL Toolkit

C

c.h.i.c.a.g.o, breakfast pizza
c.h.i.c.a.g.o, ice athletics
Cancer IQ, Inc CancerIQ Risk
Capital One, Retail Mobile Credit Application Experience
Capsim Management Simulations, CapsimCore
Career Podium, Career Podium
Caregiverlist, Inc., Nursing Home Daily Costs Trademarked for Digital Care Plan with all Senior Care Options and Costs
Caremerge, Community Engagement
CareXtend, LLC, FitBoomBah
carlease.com, Service
carlease.com, Automotive Leasing Lead Generation
Carter-Hoffmann, LLC, A Division of Middleby Corporation Gridless Heated Food Transport Cart
Cast Aluminum Solutions, PUR-X 1000 and 2000 Circulation Heater
Celergo, Celergo Global Connect
CG Cookie, Inc, The Blender Market
Charqs Jerky, Charqs Grilled Pork Jerky
Chasing Hope Foundation, Chasing Hope Foundation
Chef Driven Food Tours, Chef Driven Food Tours
CheSa’s Gluten Tootin Free Food Truck, Farmed Good, Good Food Project
Chicago Advocate Legal, NFP, Reformed Pricing
Chicago Art Department, Chicago Art Department
Chicago Athletic Association hotel, Chicago Athletic Association hotel
Chicago Beer Experience Beer Tours, Educational Walking Beer Tour
Chicago Charity Challenge, Chicago Charity Challenge
Chicago Community ToolBank, Tool Lending Program
Chicago Danztheatre Ensemble, Chicago Danztheatre Ensemble
Chicago Danztheatre Ensemble, Chicago Danztheatre Ensemble
Chicago Elite Volleyball, Workstudy program
Chicago Food Planet Food Tours, Lincoln Park Food Tour
Chicago Peace Hub, Social Service, Anti-Violence
Chicagoland Radio & Media, Chicagoland Radio & Media
CHOP CHOP, Mobile Salon & Barber Mobile Salon & Barbershop
Chore Relief, Chore Relief
CirrusPoint Solutions, Enterprise Software Solution – Business Dashboard and Reporting
City Incite, Inc, Opportunity Youth Career Training Program
Civis Analytics, Civis Media Optimizer
Clandestine Development, Personal Safety App
Clarity Partners, LLC, Chicago Police Strategic Subject List Dashboard
Clean Slate Messenger, Clean Slate Messenger
CleanMyCRM, CleanMyCRM
Cloud Gate Consulting, Direct Marketing Efforts
CloudHelm, CloudHelm
Coconut, Coconut Paddle
Code Platoon, Nonprofit Coding Bootcamp for Veterans
Codifyd, Codifyd Bridge Channel Management Software
ComEd, Smart LED Streetlights
ComEd, Microgrid Robust Economic Viability Assessment with Lasting Uncertainty Enclosure
Communities United, Bikes N’ Roses
Community Startups, Community Startups Summer Launch Program
Compass Automation, Agile Machine Development
Compass(x) Strategy, Strategy Jetpack
ConceptDrop, ConceptDrop
ContextMedia, ContextMedia Digital Exam Room Wallboard
Cosmic Bikes, Family Bike Tours
The Cove School, Cove Kids Can!
Coverware Essentials, Drink Tops
Crafty, Happy Hours
Crane USA, smartAIR PURIFIER
Cresco Labs, Medical Cannabis Cultivation
Crowdfind, Crowdfind, a lost & found software and services company
Cuddlist, Professional Cuddling and Training Service
Culinary Complete Works as part of Shakespeare 400 Chicago, Culinary Complete Works as part of Shakespeare 400 Chicago
Culturetainment, Culturetainment
Cupid’s Cronies, Matchmaking Service
Curiosity, Curiosity
CUSP Magazine, Creative Entrepreneur Magazine

D

The Daily 411 Media LLC., The Daily 411
Danco (NCH), Perfect Seal
Design Womb, Branding, Packaging & Web Design
DesignHouse, DesignHouse process
Digsite, Digsite
Dinosaurs Trees Religion and Galaxies 5 Star System, 20000 Chemical Elements, Solar System Force, Galaxy Force, Galaxy Cluster Force, Hawaiian Imaginary Bridge,13 Inventions Popup Zoo, Struckwheel, Superhigh Ladder, Non Spherical Non Ovoid Planet, Triangle Based Cone, Space Animals of Elements, World’s Tallest Horizontal Building, Band of Jupiter Bank, Triangle String Communication System, Quarkium Elements, Twirlable Bridge and Struck Code, A French American Museum of Chicago, Astronomical Object Strings or Ropes-Manual Space Travel travelling Across the Strings or Ropes
divvyDOSE, The divvyDOSE Pharmacy
DLS Internet Services , Hosted PBX VoIP
Doc & I, Doc & I Prescription Transparency
Dolly, Dolly
DreamHighr, DreamHighr
DRIVIN, DRIVIN
Dudek & Bock Spring Manufacturing Company, Development of a custom fabrication machine

E

Earlybird Software, Earlybird
Earshot, Earshot
Easy Way to Health, Renato Romani
eazyScripts, electronic prescribing
Edgewater Reads, Edgewater Reads Little Free Libraries
Edgewater Workbench, Edgewater Workbench
Edovo, Edovo
eleMENT- equipping learning entrepreneurs (through) MENTorship, Service
Embodied Labs, We Are Alfred
Emmi, Emmi Personalized Health Engagement
empiriSense, Senteme
enFocus, enFocus, Inc.
Enodo Score, Enodo Score
Ensono, Ensono
ENSPIREA LLC, Picture Manual
Envestnet, Holistic wealth management
EPIC, EPIC, Engaging Philanthropy, Inspiring Creatives
Escape Artistry, The Railcar – a live room escape
Esquify, Esquify’s Virtually Supervised Legal Document Review
Eved, EvedPay
ExoWear, ExoWear
ezbibs, bib overall

F

Farmer’s Fridge, Farmer’s Fridge – automated fridges serving fresh meals.
Federal Signal , Vactor HXX ParaDIGm
FetchFind, The world’s first and only pet-centric online content marketplace
Figo, Figo Pet Cloud
Find Your Influence, Find Your Influence Influencer Marketing Technology Platform
First Stop Health, First Stop Health telemedicine and advocacy services
Fitness Cubed Inc, Cubii
Fizz, Fizz
Flowers for Dreams, Flowers for Dreams
Fofx Solutions Inc., NoCode Test Automation
Follett, Lightbox
ForeverCar, Online Asset Protection Marketplace
ForGoods, Community Engagement and Corporate Social Responsibility
Forsythe Technology, Forsythe Data Centers
FourKites, FourKites Real-Time Tracking Platform
Framework Communications, Carefree IT/ Cloud Service Line
Freenters, Freenters
Fresh Design Studio, Millennial Marketing
The Frock Shop, Designer Dress Rental Service
Fulcrum Education Solutions, Fulcrum Education Solutions
Future Founders, Future Founders

G

G.A.I.A.U. PRODUCT DESIGN & DEVELOPMENT LTD, 2-3 PART SWAPOUT HOODIE ATHLEISURE WEAR
GAINSystems, GAINS
Gallery Guichard and The Guichard Project, Fine Art, Art Rental, Art Management Services, Art Curation, Commissioned Art, Local, national and international art exhibitions
Galvanize Labs, Taken Charge
Geofeedia, Geofeedia
Georama, Georama – Live Virtual Tours
Get20, Unlimited on-demand consultations with attorneys
GiftAMeal, GiftAMeal
Girls in the Game, Flagship After School Program
givenly.com, www.givenly.com
Glance Displays, Inc., Smart mirror
GliaLab, Breast Cancer AI
Global MusicInitiative, self-less-ness
Golchi LLC, Golchi – World’s Most Versatile and Customizable Bottle
Goodman Theatre, The Alice Rapoport Center for Education and Engagement
Gordon Salon, Earth Month Trashion Show
Gould R Ratner, legal services
GPS Campus, GPS Campus
The Graide Network, The Graide Network
The Gray Matter Experience, The Gray Matter Experience
Gray Sole Media, Remote Media Agency
Great Ideas, Inc., Epitome Solution ComfortSeat
The Greater Chatham Initiative, Greater Chatham Initiative
Greater Englewood Development Corporation, Service – Englewood Business Accelerator
GreaterThanDigital Inc., Betskee
Green Diaper Babies, a cloth diaper service
GrowIt! , GrowIt!
Guaranteed Rate, Intuitive Loan Finder
Guard Llama, Guard Llama
GX Ventures, GX Ventures

H

HAAS Alert, HAAS Alert
Handi Ramp, People and Puppy Treads
HangarA, HangarA
The Hatchery, The Hatchery- Food Business Incubator
Haus Financial Services, LLC, Chicago’s Property Management Alternative – Big Support for Small Condominiums
Havas Chicago, The Annex
Health Education Group, Healthy Music Project
Healthy Soil Compost, LLC, Bicycle Powered Organic Recycling
Hearken, Hearken
High Bridge, L3C, Green Infrastructure landscaping service
HighGround, HighGround Employee Engagement Platform
Hireology, Hireology Platform
Hirewell, Hirewell – Digital/Marketing Practice
Hive Chicago Learning Network at the Mozilla Foundation, Service
Home Partners of America, Lease with a Right to Purchase
Honey-Can-Do International, Perch Wall-Mounted Storage 3-Piece Kit
The Honey Bee Company LLC (Holding company of Paige & Paxton), Paige & Paxton
Hopleaf Bar, Community Involvement/Local School Funding
Horse Thief Hollow, Brewpub
HubTran, Inc, HubTran back office automation
Hunt Club, Hunt Club
Hustlemore, Hustlemore
Hybrent, Supply chain intelligence

I

I Heart Keenwah, Chocolate Puffs
Idea Kitchen, Furious Spoon
Idea Kitchen, FireFin Poké Shop
The Ideal Candidate NFP, Etiquette & Leadership Academy
iKONVERSE, LLC., Product
Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy
Illinois Science & Technology Institute, Mentor Matching Engine (MME)
iLoveCoding, iLoveCoding
ImagineMD, Direct Primary Care
Imagiroo, LLC, Kangaroo Cup
iMentor, iMentor: We mentor for college success.
Imerman Angels, Imerman Angels one-on-one cancer support
iMoneza, Paywalls: Micropayments + Subscription Technology
Impact Networking, Innovative Partnership
Impacting Veterans Lives, Inc., Midwest Veterans Closet
improve it! LLC, improve it! LLC
In-telligent, In-telligent
Indian As Apple Pie, Indian Condiments and Spices
Indigenous Artworks, Fair Trade clothing & jewelry
Indigo Design Co., DYNO Mapper
Infiniscene, Infiniscene
Intelligent Editing, American Legal Style
IPaintMyMind, Shared Walls™ by IPaintMyMind | Loaned Art Program
Ipsento Coffee , Nitro Conditioned Coffee
Ironbit Digital Experiences, PyMobile, Flexible Solutions
iVisume, iVisume

J

Jackson Chance Foundation, NICU Transportation Program
Jackson Corporate Law Offices, Jackson Corporate Law Offices; The Excel Project
Jammber, Jammber BackOffice Software and Mobile App
Jazvin, Jazvin Mattress
JCC Chicago, Inclusion Programming at JCC Chicago
Jeffrey Sumber, LCPC, Process
Jennifer Lynn Snyder Teen Heart Foundation, Outdoor AED Program
JetWebinar, JetWebinar
Joshua Lance, CPA LLC, Accounting and Tax Services
Jovian Technologies Inc, Adaptive Product Lifecycle Management System
JumpForward, LLC, Unified College Athletic Department Platform
Junior Economic Club , Junior Economic Club of Chicago
The Junto Institute, Leadership institute

K

KAKE, LLC, client-based custom digital branding
Karma Trik, Karma Trik
kCura, Wired to Learn
Kids Science Labs, Kids Science Labs
Kilter, Kilter
The Kindness Connection, The Kind Kids Club
Kingdom Academy learning center, Christy
The Kitchen Community, The Kitchen Community Learning Gardens
Kitty Hawk Air Inc., On-demand urban air transportation via electric autonomous passenger quadcopter.
KloudScript, Inc., Community led specialty pharmacy care™
KnowledgeHound, KnowledgeHound
ktMINE, Innovation Alerts

L

L2TMedia, MAP Platform
L7 Square, L7 Square
Label Insight, SmartSPEC
The Laboratory, The Laboratory
LAIT–the Laboratory for Audience Interactive Technologies LAIT mobile application system
Lakeview Pantry, The NEW Lakeview Pantry
Latent Design, Boombox
LaunchPoint Corporation/Discovery Health Partners, MSP Validation Solution
LEAP Innovations, LEAP Innovations
Leche Libre, Leche Libre Breastfeeding Apparel
Legal Services Link, Legal Services Link
Leviathan, Ghost Box
Liddell’s M.S.E. & Referral Agency, Pi Inverse
Life Creative , Life Creative
Life Spine, Long Bow Expandable Lateral Spacer
Life Spine, MIS Graft Delivery Device
Life Spine, Tarsa-Link
LifeOrganics, Inc., product collection – CurlyGirl Hair Care
Lightspan Digital, Workplace Wellness: Digital Detox Program
Liquidus Marketing, CPG & Shopper Marketing Dynamic Ad Platform
The LISA App, LLC, Open Marketplace for Service On-Demand
Little Boots Foundation, Little Boots Rodeo Festival
Little Boots Foundation, Little Boots Festival
Livingston Products, Inc., Freedom Trax
Loftus Inc., Photography services
LogicGate, LogicGate
Logistical Labs, LoadDex
Loud Interactive, SEO and Social Media Consulting
Luna Lights, Luna Lights
Lurie Garden, Lurie Garden Tour Feature
The Luster Learning Institute, Calm Classroom
Lyons Consulting Group, Lyons eCommerce Accelerator (LEA)

M

Mabbly, Literally The Most Kickass Internship Ever
Maestro Health, maestroEDGE
Marathon Pharmaceuticals, Marathon Pharmaceuticals
March Media Chicago, Inc., Rebranding restaurants in Chicago area
The Master Lock Company, Master Lock Bluetooth Padlocks
MATTER, MATTER
Mead Johnson Nutrition, Enspire by Enfamil
MeanBuy, iPrice
Medline Industries, 3 Arm Hole Isolation Gown
Medline Industries, Inc., Blue Floral Patient IV
Medline Industries, Inc., Educational DVT sleeve
Megalytics LCL, Risk Management for Commercial Real Estate
Mess, Momentum
Method Mill, Method Mill
MetriTrack Inc., MetriTrack Inc.
MHA Labs, Working Impact
Microbe Detectives, Metagenomics/Data Science Applied In Water Markets
Midtown Educational Foundation, College Orientation Program Apprenticeships for Chicago At-Risk High School Youth
Mobile Makers Academy, Mobile Makers High School Program
Modest Coffee Inc, Nationwide Coffee Delivery Service
Modobag, Modobag
MogaMind, MogaMind
Molex, GWconnect® Heavy Duty Automatic Covers
Molex LLC, Capacitive Fluid-Level Sensor
The Mom Project, The Mom Project digital talent platform
Monument Labs, Inc., Monument
Moving Boxes Now, Moving Box Now – Box Packages/Kits
Murphy Roche School of Irish Music, Teaching music
My Block, My Hood, My City, My Block, My Hood, My City Explorers Program
Mya, AI-Powered Personalized Learning Bot and Search

N

Narrative Science, Quill Engage
The National Law Review, The National Law Review
National Pain Centers , Central Pain Reversal via Customized Complex Ketamine Infusions
NationsShares, VolDex
Nature’s Little Recyclers, Commercial Vermicoposting
Nature’s Little Recyclers, Indoor vermicomposting
Nautilus Medical, MatrixRay
NCSA Athletic Recruiting, NCSA Recruit Management System App
Neighborhoods.com, LLC, neighborhoods.com
Nelson Cash, Spackle
New Home Star, New Home Connect 3.0™
NexLP, Story Engine
NextCapital, NextCapital’s Digital Advice Platform
NextME, Digital Wait List
Nikki Nigl, Inc., Service
Nimblify, Inc., Protocol Calendar Exchange
Niwa, Niwa
Noktivo Spa + Beauty Boutique, Non-Toxic Nail Services and Product Line
NORC at the University of Chicago, AmeriSpeak
NORDIC PLOW LLC, NORDIC EDGE
Northeastern Illinois University, El Centro
Northern Illinois Food Bank, Northern Illinois Food Bank – Recycling Program
The Lotus Flower Community Resource Center, Online Government Social Service non-profit organization
NowSecure, Automated Mobile App Security Testing
Nutricio, Nutricio
NuVorce LLC, NuVorce – inventors of divorce formula

O

OB Tools & CCSIDI, True Labor Maternal Fetal Monitor
OC Imageworks, Project Liquid Sunshine
Occasion, Occasion
OfficeLuv, OfficeLuv
OlayIT Health, OlayIT Health
Olio City, Personalized City Discovery App
Oliver & Friends, Inc., Oliver the Ornament
On the Route Bicycles, Pump pedals not gas
OnDerm, OnDerm
One Million Degrees, One Million Degrees’ Scholar Development Program
OptionsCity, City API
Otus, Otus Student Performance Platform
The Ounce of Prevention Fund, Lead Learn Excel
Output Medical, Automated clinical fluid measuring system
Oval Fire Products Corporation, Oval Brand Fire Extinguisher

P

Page Vault Inc., Page Vault
Pak’d, Pak’d
Paleo Scavenger, paleo granola
Paniq Entertainment LLC, escape room
ParqEx, ParqEx a peer to peer parking platform
Patina Solutions, The Mentor Bank®
The Patternbase, Textile & surface design
PayYourSelfie, Inc., Pay Your Selfie
Peanut Butter, Student loan repayment as an employee benefit
Peapod, Peapod: Mobile App
Peeptrade, Financial information platform and social network for investors (FinTech)
Peterson Garden Project, Peterson Garden Project Fearless Food Education
PhenixP2P Inc , Phenix PCast video streaming platform
Phoenix Bean, specialty tofu products
Pillow Tower, LLC, Pillow Tower
THE PLAY CAFE, CHILDREN’S ENTERTAINMENT PROGRAM
Player’s Health, Player’s Health
PlayItLiveIt Inc., Escape room team building
Playroom Prep, Playroom Prep
Pleasant House Bakery, Royal Pies
Pop Tennis, Pop Tennis
Popular Pays, Popular Pays
Powershelf – Compass Digital, Powershelf Digital Shelf Technology
Prana Diabetes, HabitNu Diabetes Prevention/ Management program
PRE Brands, PRE Brands
PrintWithMe, PrintWithMe
Pro Financial Services, LLC (PFS), Split Contract Insurance Policy for NFL players
Pro Performance / HarpArm, HarpArm Mic Stand Harmonica Holder
Procured Health, PipelinePRO
project44, Freight and Supply Chain APIs
ProMazo, service
Proxfinity, Proxfinity’s Bullseye Smart Networking Badge and Technology Platform
Punchkick Interactive, TUX powered by Punchkick Interactive
PupJoy, Personalized PupJoy Box

Q

Qico, Qico’s Fire to Water™ System of sustainable cremation technology
Quietyme Inc, JOHN BIALK

R

Radio Flyer, Tesla Model S for Kids by Radio Flyer
rainforest recycling co, inc, Rainforest Recycling
RaPID Medical Technologies, Computer Aided Detection (CADe) of Retained Surgical Items (RSI)
RE: Chiropractic + Wellness, RE: Chiropractic + Wellness
Re: Mind Recover, Product
Real Food Blends, Real Food Blends
Rebellious Magazine, Rebellious Magazine for Women
Reboot Illinois, Reboot Illinois: Sound Off
Red Cannonball, Search Engine Marketing
Red Cannonball, Red Cannonball
Red frog Events, Firefly Music fest
RedShelf, RedShelf V5 eReader
Regroup Therapy, Regroup Therapy
REM-Fit, ZEEQ – The most sophisticated and comfortable pillow
Renew Packaging, Renew Bag
Replica Chicago, Inc., Rep Chi Civic pride apparel
RepPro, RepPro
Represent-Me, By the People 2.0
Restoring the Path (dba Crushers Club), Crushers Club high-risk youth violence prevention and reduction program
Retailbound, Inc, Retail Readiness Coaching for Product Innovators
Reveel, Location Based File Retrieval and In-Person Social Connector
RevenueWell, Dental Practice Marketing and Communications Software
RIdgewood High School, Mentoring and Leadership Course
Rithmio, Rithmio Constellation, motion recognition software for wearables
RoboToaster LLC, Digital Content and Experience
Roscoe Village Bikes, Roscoe Village Bikes Community Engagement
Rule29, Inkdot Printing
Rumi Spice, Premium Afghan Saffron
Ryan Banks Academy, Ryan Banks Academy

S

S&C Electric Company, Vista® SD Underground Distribution Switchgear
Sage Corps, Sage Corps Global Entrepreneurship Program
Sailored, Sailored
Salient Fox, Salient Fox
SapientNitro, Merry Ambigumas
Sayulita Atelier, Oxcycle
Schneider Electric, Wiser Air
Schneider Electric, Community based tools
SchoolRise, LLC, T-Obs Instructional Coaching Tool (iOS app)
The Scotsman’s Kitchen, Honey Rum Butter Sauce
Scratch Digital & Data, Inc., Scratch Precise Search
Seed CX, Industrial Hemp and other emerging agricultural derivatives
Sentinel Technologies, INC, Sentinel CloudSelect
Sentinel Technologies, INC, Sentinel CloudSelect® Security as a Service (SECaaS)
The Shift, Neighborhood Coworking Space
Shiftgig, Shiftgig
ShipBob, ShipBob
Shoe Drop, Shoe Drop
Shurpa Delivery, Worry-free parcel deliveries for working professionals
SIMIX Solutions, SIMIX Multi-Surface Coating
Simple Mills, Simple Mills Baking Mixes
SIMPLE Squares, Chocolate Coconut SIMPLE Squares
Simply Baked Gluten Free, Gluten Free Ready-to-Bake Batter
SitStayRead, SitStayRead = kids + books + dogs
Sittercity Incorporated, Chime
Skill Scout, Human-Centered Hiring
SkillNet Software, SkillNet Competency & Performance Management (Product and Process)
Skills for Chicagoland’s Future, The Demand-Driven Replication Consultancy
SmartHealth Activator, SmartHealth Activator
Social Enjoyments, SOCIAL Enjoyments Sparkling Wine
SoftwareIDM inc., Identity Panel
Sokowatch, Sokowatch
Solid Interactive, Inc, Grasshopper CMS
Solstice, Solstice Internet of Things Service Line
Sorc’d, Sorc’d Solutions
Sour Fish Events, The Hard Cider Run
SpiderSense, SpiderSense
Spindle Fitness, Spindle Membership
Spindle Fitness, Personalized, technology driven fitness services
Spring Marketplace, Inc, Spring Enterprise
SpringFour, Inc., S4desktop & S4direct
Sprout Social, Bambu by Sprout Social
St. Francis Xavier School, EPIC
StarSeed Technology, Gauntlet
StellaLily, Inc., StellaLily Mobile Pop Up Shop featuring artisan wares.
Step Ahead Inc., Product
StickOutSocial LLC, True Website Maintenance
stowandgo4 patent on you-tube, stowandgo4
Stridekick, Stridekick
Strike Social, Strike Social
Strip Joker, Strip Joker
STUDIO K, INTERIOR DESIGN
Stylisted, Stylisted
Sucre Blue, Sucre Blue
Suggesthat, Inc, Suggesthat
Surfacide, Surfacide UV-C Disinfection
SurvivingMyLife, SurvivingMyLife
Swank Public Relations, Public Relations
Sweet Comb Chicago, Pollination: saving the Chicago honeybee
SwiftIQ Advanced transaction analytics and vendor collaboration portal
SymGym, SymGym Studio
Synap Software Labs, Synap
Syndio, Syndio Platform

T

TableSavvy, TableSavvy
talent.imperative inc, talent.imperative inc
Tall Ship Red Witch, LLC, Wooden Tall Ship “Red Witch”
Tally, Tally
TapGenes, TapGenes
Tarp Buddy, LLC, Tarp Buddy
Tastemaker, Tastemaker
Telemetry Sports, Diamond Charts
Tell Tabby 1st, Tell Tabby 1st
Tend, Tend
ThinkCERCA, ThinkCERCA
Thought Collection Publishing, Thought Notebook Journal
Thriftyshirts, Thriftyshirts
TopstepTrader, Trading Combine
Tovala, Tovala
TransparentC, TransparentC
trashy, trashy
Tribe, Tribe
Tripp Lite, Charging Station Cabinets and Carts
The Trotter Project, The Trotter Project
Truepad, Truepad
Trunq, Trunq
TurboAppeal, Online Property Tax Appeals
Turf Design Inc, Designer Workplace Acoustic Products
Turtle Wax, Turtle Wax M.A.X.-Power Car Wash
Tuttle View, Social Commerce

U

uBack, uBack
UCX, UCX
UI Center on Depression & Resilience, Sunnyside for Moms
UI LABS, City Digital Underground Infrastructure Mapping project
Uncommon Ground, Greenstar Brewing
United Scrap Metal, Risk Management Recycling Program
University of Chicago, Civic Leadership Academy
University of Illinois at Chicago, Champions Network
Uprising Technology Inc., Uprising
Uproar PR, Public relations
UPshow, UPshow
Urban Apple Realty and Management Services, Property Management
UrbanBound, UrbanBound
USG Corporation, Securock® ExoAir® 430 System

V

Vamoose Tattoo Removal, Laser tattoo removal
Vaporstream, Inc., Vaporstream
vAuto: A Cox Automotive Brand, Stockwave
Vaystays, B2C Vacation Home Rentals
Verde Sustainable Solutions, Subscription Lighting
Verena Solutions, SimpleCap
Veriflow, Veriflow
Vertiport Chicago, Vertiport Chicago SKYSHARE
VG SmartGlass, VG SmartGlass
Vibes, Wallet Manager
Village of Niles, First Responder Wellness Outreach
The Virtual Foundry, llc., Filamet™, Desktop 3D Metal
VirtualKEY, VirtualKEY
VISANOW, VISANOW 2.0
VisMed-3D, VisMed-3D
Volunteers of America of Illinois, Hope Manor II
The Voices and Faces Project, ”The Ugly Truth,” an anti-trafficking campaign

W

WasteNot, Inc., WasteNot Compost
Watts of Love, Watts of Love
The Wayward Studio, LLC, ”It’s American Press” Coffee & Tea Maker
Weinberg/Newton Gallery, Weinberg/Newton Gallery
WeSolv, WeSolv
Wheels Inc., Wheels Reimbursement Program
WindyCitySDR, Packaging up a “IBM Blockchain SDR System”
Wines For Humanity, Wine Events and tastings to Help Raise Money for Charity
Workspring, Innovation Studio
World Business Chicago, Chicago Anchors for a Strong Economy

X

Xaptum, Separate Internet for IoT
Xsell Technologies Inc, Digital Engagement Technology and Services
Xtraordin Air Toys, Lumi-Niter

Y

Yello, Yello Scheduling
York Solutions, Think IT
YWCA Metropolitan Chicago, YShop

Z

Z-axis Factory, Inc., Industrial Co-Working Space
Zebra Technologies, TC8000 Touch Mobile Computer
Zen Yoga Garage, Zen Yoga Garage