Map of the local innovation industry.
Meet some of the best and newest startups based in Chicago.
Dev agency for API-driven startups.
Create flexible data endpoints, abstract the boring stuff & focus on buiding your app.
Friends sharing food
DinnDinn is a virtual fridge for all the drinks, dishes, and desserts you love or hate! Make sure to choose the tastes you like on the 'tongue' inside your profile, it will help you find TasteBuds with the same tastes as you and even dishes, drinks, or desserts ...
Social life organizing app
Mixn is an app-enabled tool that helps users organize their social life--keeping track of and organizing things they want to do. Start with a list of things you want to do, share the list with your friends, and make plans based on your mutual lists.
Remarkably Free Products & Experiences for being Social.
Freebie is a social influencer marketing platform that rewards anyone that is socially connected and willing to allow a post on their social media feeds with early access, products, and remarkable experiences for free.
Relevant daily deal aggregation; done right.
With hundreds of daily deals offered every day, it's easy to get lost searching for the perfect deal. With DealTracker, tracking your favorite online deals has never been easier! We aim to find and gather all the greatest daily deals available, and display them ...
The best hyper-local shopping marketplace.
LocalLux is the best smartphone app for hyper-local shopping! It puts quality, independent goods at your fingertips, that’s the “luxury” of it. More importantly, the app gives you the opportunity to purchase household items, clothes, and furniture from the carpenters, ...
Discover your city, share your favorites, and plan with friends
Pivoted into Rang.com. Discover your city Food, nightlife, events, deals & more – we’re on top of it all. Personalized recommendations based on social data and the users you follow. Collect your favorites Show off your favorite BBQ joints or keep track of concerts ...
an experiment in fashion
Fetchingly dressed every morning - in 5 minutes or less. Current status: working at [major department store] to learn how women shop.
Invite-only mailing list.
We search the best weekend and long-haul flight deals so you can book before everyone else.
Comprehensive and tailored event search
MVP: -We will aggregate and organize all events in major metropolitan areas by collating event listings from city specific resources with citation then tagging them with interest tags to organize when browsing. -Visitors to Strayte will be able to browse broad ...
Brand advertising using casual social gaming
Cityposh, a Y Combinator funded startup, is a new way of advertising using branded games to deliver orders of magnitude higher engagement.
Discover great local deals, places, and things
Postster is transforming the way that consumers discover, review, and share the best products and services the world has to offer.
Small Business Marketing Made Simple
Optyn makes marketing simple for small businesses by providing easy, automated tools to acquire and engage their customers. Optyn’s marketing platform helps business owners decide what message to communicate and then enables them to create, schedule and send an ...
The referral community
Invitation App is a social network where people post their referral codes and collect rewards on autopilot.
Find weekly ads, circulars and flyers from your local stores and retailers on shoplocal.com. Compare prices across local retailers by browsing through deals by category. Find printable coupons to save even more money.
Garmental is shoppable video content for local boutiques and brands.
Garmental is pleased to announce its newest partnership with Clicktivate Video Inc. Garmetal produces fun and educational style videos for fashion fanatics to WATCH + CLICK + SHOP directly from their desktop, ipad or mobile phone. We take shopping local to a whole ...