We have taken great pride in being a part of the resurgence of technology entrepreneurship in Chicago.
Chicago, IL (PRWEB) August 27, 2012
Rightpoint, a leading digital agency and technology consulting company based in Chicago, was recently named one of Chicago’s Top 100 Digital Companies by Built in Chicago.
Built in Chicago, an online community which promotes digital technology in Chicago, named 100 companies to this list based on employment data collected from the Built in Chicago member survey and company directory. At number 70, Rightpoint was in the company of other local tech leaders like Google, Motorola, Groupon and CareerBuilder.
“We are honored to be recognized by Built in Chicago among other tech leaders in Chicago as one of the top tech companies in Chicago,” said Ross Freedman, co-founder of Rightpoint. “Since our launch five years ago, we have taken great pride in being a part of the resurgence of technology entrepreneurship in Chicago. We look forward to building on the momentum in the years to come.”
The Built In Chicago announcement was accompanied by an info-graphic that laid out the following information about just how much the digital community is growing:
- A new digital startup launched every 48 hours in Chicago in 2011
- 33,000 people work for digital technology companies in Chicago
- 71 of the top 100 digital companies are located within a one-mile radius of the Merchandise Mart.
- 18 of the top 100, including Rightpoint, are located in the West Loop neighborhood.
For more information about Rightpoint please visit: http://www.rightpoint.com.
Rightpoint is an award winning digital agency and technology consulting firm. The company brings industry-focused business strategy and technology expertise together with user experience design and creative services to help organizations transform the way they do business. Rightpoint's digital marketing solutions create brand advocacy and enhance the customer experience through digital channels to accelerate business growth. Rightpoint's enterprise solutions improve operational performance and increase employee productivity within an organization to drive increased profitability. Rightpoint delivers world class business solutions in areas such as collaboration, social business, CRM, web, digital strategy, mobile, business intelligence and cloud. The company is deeply rooted in an “intrapreneurial”, collaborative culture with a passion to “WOW” clients. Rightpoint serves global leaders such as Abbott Labs, New Balance, Whirlpool, General Mills, BP, Redbox and Kraft.
About Built In Chicago
Launched in 2010 by serial entrepreneur Matt Moog, Built In Chicago is an online community for digital entrepreneurs and innovators. In less than two years, the social-minded company has positioned Chicago as a leading center for digital technology innovation. With founding sponsors J.B. Pritzker (New World Ventures, The Pritzker Group), Joe Mansueto (Morningstar), Eric Lefkofsky (Groupon, Lightbank) and Bob Fealy (The Duchossois Group), Built In Chicago has nearly 10,000 members composed of leading digital entrepreneurs, engineers, designers, investors, academic leaders, students, corporate digital innovators and other leaders in Chicago's business community. To learn more, visit http://www.builtinchicago.org.