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Chicago Tech Startups - Top Ten Funding Rounds So Far in 2018

In looking at tech startups in the windy city, here are the largest technology and biotechnology related venture capital funding rounds so far in 2018, for Chicago.


  1. Luminary Media - $40,000,000. Luminary Media's mission is to disseminate media and create events that nourish and support the creative life of our region and in the world.
  2. CityBase - $14,860,087. CityBase is changing the way cities engage with their residents by making the local government and utilities more efficient and effective.
  3. Nativ Mobile/Current - $13,515,418. Current allows anyone to search and discover their favorite music and video content from a variety of major services.
  4. Booksy Group - $13,207,093. Booksy Inc. develops and provides Booksy, a scheduling software for appointment-based businesses.
  5. Purecycle Technologies - $10,850,020. PureCycle Technologies' process offers the only virgin-like polypropylene resin with equal properties to virgin.
  6. Spring Labs$10,500,000. Spring Labs is building a more transparent, efficient, and secure ecosystem to exchange credit and identity information using the blockchain.
  7. SpringCM - $10,500,000SpringCM Inc. develops and delivers cloud-based document management software.
  8. Spot Hero$9,999,917. Find, book & save on both daily & monthly parking with convenient garages, lots & valets near your destination.
  9. Logic Gate$7,521,778LogicGate empowers you to customize your GRC processes to match your business.
  10. dScout - $7,499,979dScout, Inc. provides a Web and mobile application service that enables users to engage audiences in sharing real world experiences.

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