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.
Destination Based Ridesharing (Kickstarter for Rides)
Weelio is a closed-network ride-matching platform where users go to discover shared rides with people in their trusted communities. By targeting high-density routes, we seek to help people optimize their commute while enjoying the lower costs of a shared ride.
Advance your flight training
I am looking for investors to assist in starting a flight school. I have a background as a professional airline pilot, but find more joy in sharing flight with others. Advanced Flight would primarily be a flight school for advanced ratings, such as instrument, ...
The uber for buses
We are reinventing the urban daily commute by leveraging technology, open source data and under utilized assets to meet an unmet demand in the transportation marketplace. We transport riders via limo buses that are idle and sitting on a lot M-F during commuting ...
Tesla of Hovercraft
Mercier-Jones has brought modern design, a hybrid-electric drive train and unprecedented maneuvering abilities to the personal hovercraft. Our hovercraft are intuitive to control, have all the modern feel of a high-end sports car, and are guaranteed to make heads ...
Crowd monitoring & management solutions
Waitbot is an innovative technology company that specializes in the estimation and dissemination of crowd information most notably wait times. Waitbot’s team of experienced engineers and data scientists have developed a suite of proprietary hardware and software ...
On-Demand Parking App
SpotHero is an on-demand app for parking that allows drivers to reserve their perfect spot right from the web and their phones. We partner with garages, lots and valets to get drivers discounted parking spots all across the US. We make life easier for the daily ...
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Ultra high efficiency engine generator
Russell Energy has developed the first patented integrated high efficiency electric generator and totally unique internal combustion (IC) engine that offers significant advantages over existing IC technology, including efficiency, power, power density, size, weight ...
Google bus for your daily commute
JOLT is revolutionizing the way you commute. By leveraging technology, open source data and under utilized private buses, we transport riders safely and efficiently around town.
Click here. Park anywhere.
ParkWhiz simplifies the parking experience by facilitating the advance purchase of parking for any driving occasion. Available on any device -- PC, tablet, or smartphone -- ParkWhiz features parking options and deals at over 1,500 locations nationwide, providing ...
Sameleaf Transit is an online-auction based freight brokerage.
Sameleaf Transit is an online-auction based freight brokerage, where independent carries can directly place bids on truckloads. Our platform provides simple bidding experience, transparent payment structure, and we eliminate the cost of using brick and mortar brokerages.
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The referral community
Invitation App is a social network where people post their referral codes and collect rewards on autopilot.
Uber for Logistics
DashHaul is a neutral B2B app that seamlessly connects Full Truckload Shippers and Freight Brokers to a network of location-based truck drivers. It helps independent truck drivers connect with more jobs from the road and simplifies and automates the full truckload ...
Street Parking Application
Faspark is a street parking application which helps drivers find parking faster than ever before. The technology is predictive and uses big data, advanced analytics and machine learning to help drivers find parking. Faspark's solution is available for Android ...
Like LoJack, OnStar and FitBit for your bike.
The BikeSpike is a patent pending hardware/software solution that helps you recover your bike if it gets stolen, notifies you if someone begins to tamper with it and sends an alert to key contacts if you're in an accident. Share your bike's location and full profile ...