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.
Targeted Online Financial Media Company
Mitre Media Corp. operates a suite of targeted online financial media properties - including ETFdb.com, Dividend.com and CommodityHQ.com. The company’s mission is to deliver world-class, targeted financial content and tools for highly engaged users seeking actionable ...
Get paid for your content. Do good.
A one-click micropayment that lets fans give small donations towards specific pieces of online content. The Kicker: Every contribution is split evenly between the author, and the donor’s favorite charity. It’s the 1-for-1 model, for content.
Academic Journal Peer Review and Publishing Platform
Scholastica (http://www.scholasticahq.com) is an end-to-end solution for academic journals improving the process of accepting manuscripts, managing peer review, and publishing content electronically.
The Vanity Fair of queer arts and entertainment review
Go Over the Rainbow is national online arts & entertainment periodical for the review of LGBTQIA and queer-themed works of art by artists of all sexual orientations. As LGBTQIA images, characters, themes, and artists achieve more visibility in the media and performing ...
Uncommonly profitable art book publisher
PSG isn't looking to create the next killer app. We have no desire to mine anyone's personal data. PSG makes exceptional museum quality photography books in print form that customers truly cherish. PSG is profitable with exceptional margins and we anticipate 2015 ...
Gozamos, a spotlight on Latino community and culture
The mission of Gozamos.com is to be the definitive guide to living as a young, culturally savvy Latino in Chicago.
iBeacon and Augmented Reality for Retail
cThru.us allows any retail business to deliver promotions, merchandise, offers and customer service using iBeacons and Augmented Reality (AR) without any programming knowledge. Our out-of-the-box platform lets small business owners and their bigger counterparts ...
Invite-only mailing list.
We search the best weekend and long-haul flight deals so you can book before everyone else.
Digital content marketplace (e-textbooks)
Virdocs provides content creators with a method (HTML5, cloud e-reader) of securely distributing academic material (textbooks, custom content, etc.) to students. The Virdocs e-reader provides a secure environment with annotation tools, interactivity, and collaboration.
Singles for books
SlimBooks, Inc. (SlimBooks) is an online platform for people to read, create, discover, and contribute to brilliant, original, and digital books that are 100 pages or less. After only 8 months of operation, SlimBooks has been featured in major news outlets as a ...
Largest vertical automotive website - focusing on BMW, MINI and Rolls Royce
BMWBLOG is one of the largest online automotive magazines with nearly 1 million readers/month and 3 million pageviews. BMWBLOG content is syndicated by Motor Trend, Automobile Magazine, Jalopnik, Autoblog, Wall Street Journal or New York Times. The Facebook ...
Share data securely between spreadsheets
Data Everywhere lets you share data between spreadsheets, no matter where the spreadsheets are located. You will never see another broken spreadsheet link. The source workbook can be renamed, moved, or even have the internal layout be completely reorganized, and ...
The referral community
Invitation App is a social network where people post their referral codes and collect rewards on autopilot.
Risk-free capital financing
We finance website owners by purchasing the future advertising revenue streams. Our capital provides clients with the working capital they need to re-invest in their website and make more money from advertisers. OAREX is a portfolio company of Bizdom start-up accelerator ...
"Give Your Legal Writing a Voice"
The Law Review Publisher (LRP) affords each student and professional the ability to communicate his or her exhaustively researched and carefully drafted legal analysis, thoughts and critiques to the legal community. The Law Review Publisher (LRP) administers ...
legal news, media redistribution, looking to expand
Due to the expense of services like Lexis, Westlaw and Bloomberg there is a high demand for vetted, free, easy to find and use legal news and analysis for attorneys, entrepreneurs and business professionals. The National Law Review has the reputation of an ...