The CEC, in conjunction with the Sixth Annual Momentum Awards Dinner, has launched a city-wide contest to identify Chicago’s Coolest Startup! You’ve spoken and we’ve narrowed down the finalists to the final ten.
CareMerge is a communication & care coordination platform for senior living – connecting nurses, doctors and families to facilitate timely care decisions.
Conferences.io improves the way audiences interact with presenters. Attendees are able to ask questions, respond to polls, and provide feedback to presenters right from their mobile device. Our fun, easy-to-use application has proven to drastically increase audience participation, engagement, and learning outcomes for organizations across the globe.
Fundology is where investors connect, collaborate and get deals done faster. We connect professionals based on investment interests and make it easy to find relevant, quality deals. You will find private company stocks, M&A deals, funds, and debt deals. Fundology builds and strengthens your network, keeping you connected and giving you first insight of deals as they hit the market.
Georama helps travelers discover where to go on vacation based on who is going, when they want to go, their interests, and more. Our unique interactive map lets travelers explore destinations and visualize their trips. Georama eliminates the hassle of going to many different sites by allowing travelers to plan, book, and share in one place.
Lock is a mobile app that makes fantasy sports fun for everyone. By simplifying the user experience we appeal to the 190M untapped sports fans in the U.S.
Peter Field is a custom menswear company located in Chicago in the Loop. Peter Field specializes in creating affordable custom American made neckties, bow ties, and pocket squares, and has their roots in crowdfunding new products. All Peter Field pieces are currently handmade in their downtown Chicago studio. With ambitions to change the clothing men buy, Peter Field will be moving into production of additional pieces over the coming months.
PrettyQuick is the go-to marketplace for premiere salon and spa openings. PrettyQuick helps top tier salon and spa partners fill empty seats and reach new customers. PrettyQuick helps its members find their perfect beauty appointments, when and where they want them.
SceneTap is a solutions provider that installs technology to automatically collect and provide foot traffic and demographic data to business owners. Hospitality establishments, such as bars, lounges, and nightclubs, can also be featured through SceneTap’s social media platform with real-time data and other promotional information. Launched in Chicago in July 2011, SceneTap is one of the first companies to ever combine on-premise customer analytics with social media.
For Suppliers, Shotfarm provides Master Data Management functionality allowing them to manage and distribute full product information with internal and external teams as well as other third party systems and websites that require product content.
For Retailers, Shotfarm provides a single source for all product content and several formatting options to accommodate any system or workflow. In just over 36 months, Shotfarm has reduced inefficiency and time to market by up to 85% for more than 3600 retailers and 4300 suppliers of the brands they sell and continues to double its user base every year.
StyleSeek is a personalized e-commerce site for lifestyle products. It works across the style spectrum by enabling users to create, refine, and share their unique StyleDNA. StyleSeek also promotes new products via its email newsletter, 100% personalized to each user.