48 Chicago Women Entrepreneurs Who’ve Raised Over $1 Million

Sitter City, WellSpring, and more--peruse this list of four dozen active companies co-founded by Chicago women entrepreneurs who have raised over a million dollars.

You’ve heard of companies like Sitter City and Wellspring–but did you know they were co-founded by women? This latest data from Crunchbase, compiled by Atlanta venture capital firm Valor Ventures, shows the dozens of Chicago women entrepreneurs raising significant capital today.

Company NameHeadquarters LocationDescription
AlltuitionCarthage, Illinois, United StatesAlltuition is an online search engine that enables collage students to find sources for financial aid.
Analyte HealthChicago, Illinois, United StatesAnalyte Health uses technology to help people gain greater access to patient care and expert medical information.
BabbaCo (acquired by Barefoot Books in 2014)Chicago, Illinois, United StatesBabbaCo is an e-commerce subscription company sending age-appropriate activity boxes to kids and parents. A parenting lifestyle brand.
BlitsyChicago, Illinois, United StatesBlitsy is the most modern and comprehensive site for crafters looking to buy the supplies they need to turn ideas into finished projects.
BrickfishChicago, Illinois, United StatesBrickfish provide social media software that enables brands to build, manage and monitor viral marketing campaigns.
BridesideChicago, Illinois, United StatesBrideside marries technology and human connection to create the first online marketplace for life's most meaningful events.
Built InChicago, Illinois, United StatesBuilt In is the largest network of online communities for tech companies and startups.
CancerIQChicago, Illinois, United StatesCancerIQ harnesses big data to accelerate personalized cancer care.
CelergoDeerfield, Illinois, United StatesCelergo offers global payroll services and provides companies with solutions to meet their global payroll requirements.
ChromatinChicago, Illinois, United StatesChromatin develops sorghum for traditional agriculture and applications in the renewable energy sector.
DabbleChicago, Illinois, United StatesDabble is a marketplace for people to discover, teach and host in-person classes, events & experiences in the community.
doggylootChicago, Illinois, United StatesDoggyloot, a sales site for dog owners, offers discounts on dog-related products to members nationwide.
Dose (Formerly Spartz)Chicago, Illinois, United StatesSpartz is an online platform that makes it easy to create and share content with others to make them learn, laugh, and feel inspired.
EvedChicago, Illinois, United StatesEved is an event commerce company built by event experts for event experts.
EVENTupChicago, Illinois, United StatesEVENTup is the #1 destination to find and book venues.
EverpurseChicago, Illinois, United StatesEverpurse offers a special charging pocket that enables users to charge their smartphones when they are outside.
EverspringEvanston, Illinois, United StatesEverspring helps universities design and deliver the future of education, online
ExplORer SurgicalChicago, Illinois, United StatesExplORer is an interactive surgical playbook that promotes optimal teamwork in the operating room.
FitnessCubedChicago, Illinois, United StatesFitness Cubed offers Cubii, an under-desk elliptical trainer, which integrates wirelessly with mobile devices and fitness trackers.
Future SimpleChicago, Illinois, United StatesFuture Simple offers Base, a CRM and sales tracking software application for small businesses.
GiftbarChicago, Illinois, United StatesGiftbar is an online marketplace that allows its users to purchase and personalize gift cards from high end, independent retailers.
GiveForwardChicago, Illinois, United StatesGiveForward is one of America‰Ûªs leading online platforms for helping friends and families in times of challenges.
HealthJoyChicago, Illinois, United StatesHealthJoy is a healthcare decision platform that helps consumers protect out-of-pocket expenses through better decisions.
KnowledgeHoundChicago, Illinois, United StatesKnowledgeHound is the data organization and visualization tool for companies buried in piles of market research.
Luxury Garage SaleChicago, Illinois, United StatesLuxury Garage Sale ("LGS") is an upscale consignment service and boutique based in Chicago.
Monica+AndyChicago, Illinois, United StatesWe make clothing for your little adventurers, discoverers, artists, scientists, chefs and explorers.
Moxie JeanArlington Heights, Illinois, United StatesUpscale resale: Hand-picked, high quality kids clothing ONLINE
NeohapsisChicago, Illinois, United StatesNeohapsis provides governance, risk, and compliance products and security services to enterprises and government agencies.
NowSecureOak Park, Illinois, United StatesNowSecure is a mobile security platform for mobile devices, mobile applications and end users.
OfficeLuvChicago, Illinois, United StatesA Modern Approach to Office Cleaning and Management.
OneSpaceSwansea, Illinois, United StatesOneSpace is an agile talent management platform that brings companies together with flexible talent solutions.
Options AwayChicago, Illinois, United StatesOptions Away lets you lock-in the price of your flight while you finalize your travel plans.
PackbackChicago, Illinois, United StatesPay per view digital textbooks for $5 or less. Students pay per use and save hundreds while publishers reclaim millions in lost revenue.
PartySlateChicago, Illinois, United StatesInspiration, beautiful spaces and event pros ‰ÛÒ all in one place. PartySlate helps party hosts find new ideas and local event pros.
PearachuteChicago, Illinois, United StatesPearachute is the new way to help your child discover and explore activities that best fit your family‰Ûªs schedule.
Pinpoint MDChicago, Illinois, United StatesPinpoint MD provides web and mobile solutions that enable physicians to order, interpret and communicate health information to patients.
QCoefficientChicago, Illinois, United StatesQCoefficient is a smart grid engine to integrate HVAC operations in commercial buildings with electric grid operations and markets.
Regroup TherapyWinnetka, Illinois, United StatesRegroup Therapy provides video support groups that enable women to overcome maternal depression and anxiety.
RevenewChicago, Illinois, United StatesRevenew is a through-channel marketing automation (TCMA) platform that brings control, transparency and a holistic view to local marketing.
Rise InteractiveChicago, Illinois, United StatesRise Interactive is a digital marketing agency offering traffic generation and web analytics to Fortune 1000 companies.
SaveUpLake Forest, Illinois, United StatesSaveUp is an online rewards program encouraging users to save money and pay their debt while earning credits to play for prizes.
Sentic Technologies IncChicago, Illinois, United StatesSentic is a Chicago-based startup that programmatically incorporates trends, inventory levels, and social activities into digital marketing.
Simple MillsChicago, Illinois, United StatesDelicious and nutrient-rich baking mixes made of simple ingredients you‰Ûªll fall in love with!
SittercityChicago, Illinois, United StatesSittercity is a platform that connects parents with baby sitters, and provides detailed profiles, background checks, references and reviews.
ThinkCERCAChicago, Illinois, United StatesTo ensure equitable access to 21st opportunities for all learners.
Unitas GlobalChicago, Illinois, United StatesEnterprise Cloud Solutions and Services
WellspringChicago, Illinois, United StatesWellspring provides software to manage tech scouting, licensing, investing (CVC), and university tech transfer.
WomensforumChicago, Illinois, United StatesWomensforum is a web-based media platform that operates as an online community for women, baby boomers, teens, and girls.

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