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Techstars Announces 10 New Startups for Chicago Summer 2014 Session

Meghan Spork

Techstars recently announced the 10 startups that will comprise its Chicago Summer 2014 class. Walker Sands would like to congratulate these companies on their acceptance into the world’s top accelerator program.

This year, more than half of the companies are Chicago-based. That’s twice the local participation of last year and a true testament to the fact that Chicago is becoming a place for tech startups to develop and grow, and we’re excited to be a part of that.

Last year, the Walker Sands team was involved with helping Techstars’ inaugural Chicago class with PR guidance and resources, an initiative that we are continuing with this year’s class. Members of our team will be on-site at 1871 to help these companies develop impactful messaging and take their story to market prior to Demo Day on Aug. 27.

Again, congratulations to the following companies – we’re excited to see what the next three months will bring!

Clutch Prep – Clutch’s expert tutors simplify your studying with in-depth, textbook-specific videos and practice materials that improve grades for college students.

Data Everywhere is a solution that connects your company’s data, making it safe to run your business on the spreadsheets you build.

GameWisp is a platform for gamers to discover and monetize gaming video content.

inRentive Listings provides real estate professionals a streamlined way to manage their content, analyze listing performance and market apartment units, condos and single-family rentals across multiple listing services and social media platforms.

MartMobi is a platform for brands to seamlessly create beautiful mobile sites and apps for e-commerce stores.

NexLP’s next-generation analytics and visualization technology dramatically reduce enterprise costs related to eDiscovery, fraud investigations and compliance.

Package Zen makes managing deliveries and packages simple for front desk staff, doormen and mailrooms.

Telnyx is a platform-as-a-service company that delivers data-driven, highly scalable telephony services at a fraction of the cost of incumbents.

WeDeliver helps local businesses increase sales by offering a fast, reliable, same-day delivery experience.

yRuler enables e-commerce brands and retailers to personalize product images, allowing users to visually try on merchandise before purchase.