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Kids + Family Startups in Chicago

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65 Companies
Sittercity
Kids + Family • On-Demand
Sittercity’s mission is to make child care finally work. As the company that pioneered tech-enabled child care, we've come a long way since 2001. We've connected millions of families and sitters, and now we’re reinventing the category we created, with technology that radically simplifies the way families and sitters connect.

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Chicago
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Jiobit
Internet of Things • Kids + Family
Jiobit is a patented location tracking platform, enabling the longest lasting and smallest real-time location products. With a host of encryption technologies, Jiobit is trusted by federal gov't customers and thousands of families across the US. Jiobit has won PC Mag's Editor's Choice Award and has been featured on CNBC, Buzzfeed and Techcrunch.

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Chicago
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Mac & Mia
Fashion • Kids + Family
Mac & Mia is a curated children’s clothing service that delivers handpicked apparel and accessories to parents for kids sizes newborn to 10Y. Our personal stylists create unique looks for kids, shipped free and on-demand (no subscription necessary). Mac & Mia was founded by Marie Tillman.

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Chicago
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PediaSource
Healthtech • Kids + Family
PediaSource is a first of its kind technology platform that provides parents with easy access to experts in child & teen behavior, learning and development via the phone.
PlayTracking
Kids + Family • Mobile
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Urban Cottage
Food • Kids + Family
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10
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Amerigo Education
Edtech • Kids + Family
Amerigo supports international students at premier U.S. high schools with a focus on excellent academic outcomes. We combine a nurturing boarding environment along with academic and English learning support to prepare students for success in high school, university and beyond.

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Chicago
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Pearachute
Edtech • Events
Pearachute is a new way to help your child discover and explore activities that best fit your family’s schedule. From ballet to baseball, Pearachute gives you flexibility and variety — all in one monthly membership.
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Chicago
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Kitchen Possible
Food • Kids + Family
Kitchen Possible is a non-profit organization building empowered mindsets in underserved Chicago kids through cooking. Research shows, kids in underserved communities are less likely to believe they have control over what happens in their lives. We use cooking to build confidence and a sense of control that will set them up for success as they grow
iCook After School
Food • Kids + Family
iCook is an after school program that allows children to explore their culinary imagination in a fun, hands on manner
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MakeXchange
Hardware • Kids + Family
Makexchange has developed a portable electronic invention lab for kids. It is ideal for teaching beginners how to write code that controls machines.
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MightyNest
eCommerce • Kids + Family
MightyNest makes healthy, green living simple + sustainable. We help you replace plastic and transform your life. Each month we send every subscriber one purposeful item that’s healthier for people + the planet. Our online store also includes over 1,000 handpicked products that meet our rigorous standards for quality, safety, & effectiveness.

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25
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Skokie
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Noble Network of Charter Schools
Edtech • Kids + Family
Noble is Chicago’s highest-performing and largest network of public charter high schools. Our 18 campuses currently serve over 12,000 students, of whom 98% are minority, 87% are low-income, and 82% are first-generation college goers. We believe our people are the most valuable asset in preparing our students for success in college. For that reason,...

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ThinkCERCA
Edtech • Kids + Family
ThinkCERCA is on a mission to set every student up for real-world success. The ability to synthesize information and communicate ideas effectively is key to college and career readiness. We help educators teach these critical thinking skills through argumentative writing across subjects. See our results: http://ThinkCERCA.com/results

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30
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Chicago
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Nurture Life
eCommerce • Food
Nurture Life, headquartered in the River North area of Chicago, is a subscription service that prepares wholesome, nutritious, ready-to-eat meals for babies, toddlers and kids and delivers them weekly, straight to customers’ doors. Our passion is to impact the healthy development of children and revolutionize mealtime for families.

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Chicago
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Tobogo
Healthtech • Kids + Family
Tobogo Therapies is an online marketplace connecting families with pediatric speech therapists in their neighborhood for home based assessments and therapy.
Dabble
Consumer Web • Edtech
Founded in 2011, Dabble is building technology to power the world's largest in-person skill sharing collective. We foster social experiences that fulfill people's desires to learn new things without over-committing themselves. Dabble makes it easy for event partners of all types to list events and provides a market of curious lifelong learners.
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WebCurfew
Kids + Family

The unlimited free-to-use version of WebCurfew provides the powerful feature of an Internet Off / On switch. WebCurfew shows you every device in your home that is sharing your internet connection and allows you to manually turn internet access off and on for each individually, simply by logging in to your personalized and secure WebCurfew Control...

Bughouse
Gaming • Kids + Family

We believe in a day when every child grows up knowing they can realize their dreams through their creations. Our mission is to inspire creative play and learning in children and provide the tools for parents to help raise amazing people.

We're Bughouse: a super fun group of musicians, engineers, artists and writers who believe that they too, can use...
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Head Case Company
Kids + Family • Mobile

Head Case Company has created an affordable three-part concussion management system for youth athletics that measures and records head impacts, provides diagnostic tools to detect potential concussions, and recommends the best treatment facilities in an athlete’s current location. The Head Case Concussion Management System is comprised of the Head...

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