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.
Share your experiences around the world on Sight.
Sight is an iOS application that allows you to share your experiences around the world. View photos from other travelers, follow their journeys, and be inspired to get back on the trail.
Your Vacation Funding Company!
Travel Later is a simple, flexible tool that helps consumers budget, plan and pay for vacation while linking their financial & social accounts online, helping consumers achieve their vacation savings goals. Travel Later will serve as a virtual wallet making it ...
Centralized Travel Planning
Travel planning app that allows users to easily save and share flight and hotel options from any of the major travel sites.
Groupon for Flights:Daily Flash Sales For Airfare
Flicker Flight connects the airline industry to millions of flight-hungry, open-minded and spontaneous vacation goers that airlines are not currently reaching at all, or at the desired extent. Flicker Flight's flash-sale format, providing daily email deals to ...
Enterprise software that connects business travelers to improve downtime productivity
Business Traveler Social is social media a news website providing business travelers with relevant news, opinions and connections
Kayak for the Sharing Economy
We've established partnerships with multiple peer-to-peer sites and with the first three now live, we currently have more N. American listings available than Airbnb! The average person searching for a vacation rental visits 4 different sites before booking, Trablr ...
Layaway for Air Travel
Airfordable is a travel platform that provides flexible payment plans for air travel with the use of our layaway payment checkout option. Users search for flights, lock in air ticket prices months in advance, spread the payment of the ticket within those months ...
Invite-only mailing list.
We search the best weekend and long-haul flight deals so you can book before everyone else.
Business travel booking tool, expense management system, and travel agency in one package
Clarcity is an integrated corporate travel self booking tool, expense management platform, and business travel agency for middle market companies. Clarcity clients say goodbye to booking fees, paper expense reports, and software packages from multiple vendors ...
AirBnB for college football fans
Rent Like a Champion provides weekend home rentals for big football games in small college towns. After starting at the University of Notre Dame our company has expanded to 20+ major football schools nationwide, including Michigan, Penn State, Ole Miss, Florida ...
A new startup for the surfing and snowboarding $10b industries
TBD, in user research phase now.
Compare Event Hotels
EventBlocks offers travelers an exciting new way to search for hotel rooms at major events around the world. Powered by the Expedia Network and the web’s largest database of private event travel specials, EventBlocks lets users easily compare nearby hotel options ...
The referral community
Invitation App is a social network where people post their referral codes and collect rewards on autopilot.
There are vacation rentals, and then there are Vaystays.
Vaystays is a full-service vacation rental marketplace comprised of upscale properties in amazing destinations across the globe.
Fueling more vacations
We enable our customers to travel more, travel better and travel further. 20M+ consumers stock away miles & points to satisfy their wanderlust. Flying around or using credit cards are the only good ways to fill the stockpile today. We've built the third way. Customers ...
Pinterest meets Kayak
Tripnary gets you hooked up with your next adventure. Collect places you want to see and compare airfares to every place on your list in one tap. Tripnary lets you keep a running bucket list of all the places in the world that you want to visit, and at any time ...
Redefining Flexibility in Travel
Options Away is the world’s company that allows consumers to hold their flights for days or even weeks while they finalize their travel plans. Options Away leverages the concepts and technologies of the financial options markets and applies them to the travel industry ...
Build Loyalty. Change their lives.
XploreU is a social network that allows college students to travel and volunteer abroad for free. Corporations sponsor these volunteer trips in exchange for massive on campus publicity, press, events, advertising, word of mouth, facebook postings and 2m+ impressions ...
Interactive Travel Discovery Platform
Georama is an interactive travel discovery platform. We provide SaaS solutions to airlines, hotel groups, tourism organizations, and more. Georama's vacation recommendations solution helps travelers find the perfect vacation based on their interests and preferences, ...
Netflix of travel
Farehelper provides highly-personalized, real-time price alerts to travelers. We are building tools to empower consumers to make the most informed travel purchasing decisions possible. Our customers are leisure travelers whose biggest concerns when purchasing ...