Technology is Chicago’s fastest-growing industry sector, having grown more 270 percent over the last decade, according to World Business Chicago. In 2020, Valqari was named of the “Built in Chicago” 50 Best Start-ups to watch We found 50 such companies that are growing quickly.
An annual innovation competition to address real challenges or innovation opportunities, Pier 71Smart Port Challenges named Valqari a 2021 Finalist.
Creative Destruction Lab (CDL) is a nonprofit organization that delivers an objectives-based program for massively scalable, seed-stage, science- and technology-based companies.
From peer learning and mentorship to a state-of-the-art prototyping lab in Chicago, mHUB membership provides hardware startups with dynamic programming for both early stage and growth stage startups.
The Chicago Innovation Awards was created by the Chicago Sun-Times and Kuczmarski & Associates in 2002. Each year the Awards recognize ten (10) Chicago area businesses, nonprofits, and government organizations that develop the year’s most innovative new products and services.
The Tech in Motion Timmy Awards celebrate the best tech startups, managers, and employees for creating innovative products and fostering environments where tech professionals can thrive.
Now in its 15th year, The 1871 Chicago Momentum Awards honor the top tech innovators and leaders that are disrupting their industries, building up their communities, & shaping the future. Each year, eight (8) award winners represent key areas of innovation across the entire maturity curve, from idea to Fortune 50!