Gregslist Chicago by the Numbers – August 2020

Chicago software companies added to Gregslist this month

Twenty five (25) software companies in Chicago were added to Gregslist last month: Blue Marble Payroll, BrokerX, BuddyBoss, Carloudy by Cognitive AI Technologies, cohesion, Comindwork, Computer Information Systems, Concur (SAP), Connamara, eContext, Eventric, JuvodHR, MCP Plant by CMMS Data Group, Motus, Nexant, NulliTax, Parchment,, RoboSig, Sertifi, ShedWool, Step Solutions, StoneEagle F&I, Supply Vision, Workiva

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Gregslist Chicago Totals

398 Total Active Software Companies
25 New Companies Added in the last month
398 New Companies Added in the last 12 months
363 Illinois-based Software Companies
35 Remote Offices for Software Companies based Outside of IL
51,600 Estimated software company employment in IL
22 Software companies led by women

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Chicago Software Company Jobs

2 Experienced software professionals on the Talent page
124 Job openings in the last 60 days at Chicago software companies
218 Software companies with active jobs or careers pages

Chicago Software Companies by Size

105 Startup (1-10 employees)
167 Small (11-50 employees)
91 Medium (51-500 employees)
35 Large (501+ employees)

Includes employees at IL based companies as well as Remote Offices

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Chicago Software Companies by Funding Type

150 Self Funded 38%
84 VC Funded 21%
69 Angel or Seed Funded 17%
54 Acquired 14%
14 Public 4%

Top Cities for Illinois Software Companies

340 Chicago 86%
14 Schaumburg 4%
8 Lisle 2%
8 Rolling Meadows 2%
6 Hoffman Estates 2%

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Chicago SaaS Companies by Type of Software

354 B2B SaaS
34 Consumer
5 Fintech
5 B2Government SaaS

The Chicago software list launched in March 2020, so we feel like we’re just getting started.

Please let us know if there are any Chicago software companies we should add to Gregslist.