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These Chicago Startups Are Hiring Right Now


Unemployment is about to shoot through the roof in Chicago.

But I have good news.

I’ve been reaching out to Chicago startups to see who is hiring – not just to see who has a careers page up, but to learn who is actively looking for candidates right now.

It's a growing list, so I'll keep adding to it here and on Twitter – PLEASE SHARE to get the word out!

ALSO

  • Lost your job due to Covid-19? Add your name to this list and you'll be put in front of prospective employers (Thank you to our friends at Re-Factor for putting this together.)
  • Looking for amazing talent that is just now available? Email Matt at Re-Factor for read-access to the growing list. 

(Last updated 2:38PM on 03/25/2020)

You can have a blast at one of TIME Magazine’s 50 Most Genius Companies. Cameo is now hiring in Chicago. https://careers.cameo.com/

You can help lead the digital transformation of some of world’s top companies. Saggezza is now hiring in Chicago. https://www.saggezza.com/current-openings/

Want to be helpful? Change lives by helping workers make better decisions about their healthcare and financial futures. Jellyvision is now hiring in Chicago. https://www.jellyvision.com/about-us/careers/

Want to do something about cybersecurity? You can protect us from ourselves. Keeper Security is now hiring in Chicago. https://www.keepersecurity.com/jobs.html

Make sure the righteous overcome the wrongeous (?). Relativity is now hiring in Chicago. www.relativity.com/careers

Help people do more with their money at the top-ranked automated money management app. M1 Finance is now hiring in Chicago. https://www.m1finance.com/about/careers/

It's tough to grow internationally. But you can crack to code. Cleverbridge is now hiring in Chicago. https://www.cleverbridge.com/corporate/cleverbridge-chicago/

Kill the powercord and kickstart the wireless-charging revolution. NuCurrent is now hiring in Chicago. https://www.nucurrent.com/about/careers/

The markets are moving faster than ever. Help investors make better decisions. YCharts is now hiring in Chicago. https://get.ycharts.com/careers/

Scooters are a blast and Chicago is poised to be a leader (ZOOM ZOOM!). Veoride is now hiring in Chicago. https://www.veoride.com/careers/

Create transformation customer experiences. Avionos is now hiring in Chicago. https://www.avionos.com/join-us-2/

Get money to those who need it the most when they need it the most – with a firm that does it the right way. Opploans is now hiring in Chicago. https://www.opploans.com/careers/

Startups don't have to only make digital things. Inventables is now hiring in Chicago. https://www.inventables.com/careers

A world where landlords and renters actually love each other. Avail is now hiring in Chicago. https://www.avail.co/jobs

High-performance people need high performance meals – get your career fit. Factor75 is now hiring in Chicago. https://www.factor75.com/r/careers

Change the way we shop – you know, by making it enjoyable. Syndigo is now hiring in Chicago. https://www.syndigo.com/about-us/careers/

Make awesome meals available to anyone. Home Chef is now hiring in Chicago. https://jobs.lever.co/homechef

Peace at last – bring silence and privacy to phone calls. Pillar is now hiring in Chicago. https://pillarbooth.com/

Help people do more – better and faster – with video. Screencastify is now hiring in Chicago. https://www.screencastify.com/careers

Help more people find more home. Interfirst is now hiring in Chicago. https://www.interfirst.com/careers

Stick it to Wall Street and help people protect their investment portfolios. Halo is now hiring in Chicago. https://haloinvesting.com/careers/

Save democracy. BallotReady is now hiring in Chicago. https://about.ballotready.org/job-opportunities

Create the next great futures and forex trading firm. TopstepTrader is now hiring in Chicago. https://www.topsteptrader.com/careers/

Moving doesn't have to suck. Move Matcher is now hiring in Chicago. https://www.indeed.com/cmp/Move-Matcher/jobs

Help companies stay on the straight and narrow. LogicGate is now hiring in Chicago. https://www.logicgate.com/about-us/join-the-team/

If AI’s the future, you can be there today. C3.ai is now hiring in Chicago. https://c3.ai/careers/

Fresh food right out of a vending machine? Like in a hospital? You can help lead the fresh food convenience revolution and maybe feed first responders. Farmer's Fridge is now hiring in Chicago. https://www.farmersfridge.com/careers/

Get on the forefront of digital marketing. ActiveCampaign is now hiring in Chicago. https://www.activecampaign.com/about/careers

We’re going to need to get the economy up and going, and moving stuff across North America is critical. Be part of the solution. Forager is now hiring in Chicago. https://foragerscs.com/careers/

Employers need to step up for employees more than ever. Lead the way. Healthjoy is now hiring in Chicago. https://healthjoy.com/careers/

Blockchain, baby. Now’s the time to make it happen. Bloq is now hiring in Chicago. https://www.bloq.com/about/careers/

Keep people and businesses afloat using AI and satellite imagery to protect property. Arturo.ai is now hiring in Chicago. https://arturo.ai/

Help people get more from their professional networks – a lot of us could us that right now amirite? 4Degrees is now hiring in Chicago. https://www.builtinchicago.org/company/4degrees

Get Chicago's restaurants back on their feet. Chowly is now hiring in Chicago. https://www.builtinchicago.org/company/chowly

Change how people learn (you heard me right!). BenchPrep is now hiring in Chicago. https://www.builtinchicago.org/company/benchprep

Know what's cool right now? Helping non-profits thrive. NeonOne is now hiring in Chicago. https://neonone.com/careers/

Help hourly workers get paid in real-time. Perfect solution for today's issues. Klover is now hiring in Chicago. https://klover.app/careers/

The insurance industry will never go away – sounds like a good criteria when evaluation jobs at this insurtech startup. Datacubes is now hiring in Chicago. https://www.datacubes.com/careers

There isn't going to be extra budget lying around, so marketing is going to get more and more exact. This company is leading the way. Infutor is now hiring in Chicago. https://infutor.com/company/careers/

Work for a company that helps those sheltering in place eat like royalty in place. Tovala is now hiring in Chicago. https://www.tovala.com/careers

Companies need to pull out all the stops to land new customers, now more than ever. Showpad is now hiring in Chicago. https://www.showpad.com/careers/ 

Want to transform the lives of people when they need it the most? Bring real food to folks who use feeding tubes. Real Food Blends is now hiring in Chicago. https://www.realfoodblends.com/careers/

Medical or recreational, a lot of people need reliable access to cannabis right now. Be part of the solution. Cresco Labs is now hiring in Chicago. https://boards.greenhouse.io/crescolabs

Life will get back to normal one day, and that means sports and betting. LineLibrary is now hiring in Chicago. https://www.linelibraryexchange.com/

Covid may seem like the only crisis right now, but weather can change that in a minute. You can help protect people's homes with smart data. Kin is now hiring in Chicago. https://blog.propllr.com/these-chicago-startups-are-hiring-right-now

The new normal may require us to earn revenue in some pretty different ways than we used to. Be a part of that future. Popular Pays is now hiring in Chicago. https://popularpays.com/careers/

Reputations are made – or hurt – in times of crisis. Make your reputation helping people build and protect reputations. Reputation.com is now hiring in Chicago. https://jobs.lever.co/reputation?location=Chicago%2C%20IL

The world could use more music right now. Reverb.com is now hiring in Chicago. https://reverb.com/page/jobs

The markets are moving fast and the best companies in the markets have huge opportunities. Peak6 is now hiring in Chicago. https://www.peak6.com/open-positions

Shelter in place. Work in place. Interview in place. InterviewStream is now hiring in Chicago. https://interviewstream.com/company/careers/

You know how you dream one day of working for one of those companies with an amazing culture? Centro is now hiring in Chicago. https://www.centro.net/company/careers

Know who can use some money right now? College kids. Microinternships are the perfect answer. Parker Dewey is now hiring in Chicago. https://www.parkerdewey.com/

The right marketer can be the difference between success and failure for startups (sorry, founders!). MarketerHire is now hiring in Chicago. https://marketerhire.com/

Sometimes we need a fresh set of eyes on our writing. Quillbot is now hiring in Chicago. https://quillbot.com/careers

WFH means printing from home – but home printers suck. Thankfully, this startup saves the day. PrintWithMe is now hiring in Chicago. https://printwithme.com/careers/

Education, training, learning – it's all going online. Black Spectacles is now hiring in Chicago. https://blackspectacles.com/careers

More than ever, brands are turning to data science to understand every consumer. Civis Analytics is now hiring in Chicago. https://www.civisanalytics.com/careers/

No one can waste money on the wrong ads anymore. Integral Ad Science is now hiring in Chicago. https://integralads.com/careers/job-openings/

Student loans need fixin'. Ardeo Education Solutions is now hiring in Chicago. https://ardeoeducation.org/careers/

The world has an insatiable demand for amazing t-shirts. Printavo is now hiring in Chicago. https://angel.co/company/printavo/jobs

Analytics for massive datasets is slow and expensive. If only there were an entirely new kind of database.... Ocient is now hiring in Chicago. http://www.ocient.com/careers 

The future of food is different than today. Nature's Fynd is now hiring in Chicago. https://www.linkedin.com/company/natures-fynd/jobs/

Oh man, investors need help these days. Tegus is now hiring in Chicago. https://www.tegus.co/careers

AR and VR are taking over everything, even education. Enduvo is now hiring in Chicago. https://enduvo.com/careers/

The best design starts at the molecular level. NuMat is now hiring in Chicago. https://www.numat-tech.com/careers/

Energy is a commodity – providers can only differentiate by experience. Agentis is now hiring in Chicago. https://www.agentisenergy.com/about/open-positions 

Flexible contract work doesn't have to be one-sided. Moonrise is now hiring in Chicago. https://moonrise.works/careers

Do you know other startups who are hiring? Email me and I'll add them to this list and on social ASAP.

Good luck - WE GOT THIS!

Josh