About Uptake

Uptake is a predictive analytics SaaS platform provider that empowers companies in major industries to optimize performance, reduce asset failures and enhance safety. Leveraging unique partnerships with industry leaders, Uptake integrates cross-industry expertise, data science and workflow connectivity to provide high-value solutions using massive data sets. Uptake’s technology products identify problems before they happen and deliver workflow-centric insights to drive improvements in efficiency and productivity.

Uptake in the News

May 2016
10 Chicago Internet of Things Startups to Watch Chicago Inno

April 2016
Uptake Raises Its Game in Cybersecurity Crain's Chicago Business
Microsoft’s Nadella Taps Potential of Industrial Internet of Things Financial Times (subscription required)
Industrial Internet of Things Starts to Grab Some Attention Financial Times (subscription required)
Here Are 75 Midwestern Companies Developing the Internet Of Things Forbes
How Context-Aware Technology Will Help You See the Future Plant Services

March 2016
Construction Startup Katerra Raises $75M in First Funding Round Construction Dive
VIDEO: Creating Power Partnerships The Economist
Thinking Big about the Industrial Internet of Things Forbes

February 2016
A Workday with Sonny Garg Chicago Booth Magazine
Big Data in the Construction Industry Is a Billion Dollar Business DA Industry
Striving for an Architecture "Revolution” Construction Dive
Do Philosophy Classes Help a Company Prosper? Fortune

January 2016
How This Company Is Saving Industrial Giants from Disruption Fortune
Is Attaining Unicorn Status a Distraction for Companies? Fortune
Uptake CEO Brad Keywell: “We are disrupting the blind spots” Bloomberg Businessweek
The Unicorn List Fortune
2015 Chicago Startup Report: $1.7B in Funding, $8.2B in Exits—Chicago Just Had Its Best Year Yet Built in Chicago
Glassdoor's Best-Jobs List Full of Health, Tech—and Some Surprises Chicago Tribune
Venture Capitalists Invested $1.12 Billion in Illinois Tech in 2015 Chicago Inno
“Above the Trend Line”–Your Industry Rumor Central Inside Big Data
A Star(tup) Is Born: Why Construction Startups Are Capturing Major Industry, Investor Interest Construction Dive
State of the Unicorn Address: Who’s Growing and Who’s Shrinking (Based on Employee Numbers) The Next Web
The 50 Unicorns Hiring The Fastest–and the 50 Losing the Most Employees TechCrunch
VIDEO: Top 5 Construction Startups Construct-Ed
The Industrial IoT: 56 Startups Transforming Factory Floors, Oil Fields and Supply Chains CBInsights
Corporate Culture and Innovation: Changing the Game Inside and Out Illinois Science & Technology Coalition
The 2015 Chicago Tech Hires That Will Shape 2016 Chicago Inno
Launch Your Tech Career in Chicago 500 Miles
VIDEO: Turning Data Into Action Squawk Box, CNBC

December 2015
The Hottest Startups of 2015 Forbes
The Role of the CIO in the Era of Big Data: Equal Parts Innovator and Gatekeeper CIO Review
Who Won 2015? A Month-by-Month Breakdown of Chicago Tech’s Top Stories Chicago Inno
ChiTech Food Drive Smashes Charity Goal in 2nd Year Chicago Tribune
Uptake Hires Morningstar CTO Crain's Chicago
These 15 Startups Didn't Exist 5 Years Ago—Now They're Worth Billions Business Insider
6 Chicago Startups That Made News in 2016 Northside Innovation Insider
Here Are 5 of the Biggest Launches We Saw in 2015 Built in Chicago
Industrial Analytics Firm, Caterpillar Partner Uptake Named “Hottest Startup of 2015” by Forbes Equipment World
10 Biggest Chicago Tech Fundings in 2015 Chicago Inno
Forbes: Caterpillar-backed Uptake Is Hottest Startup of 2015 Construction Dive
36 Tech Companies That Could Go Public in 2016 Venture Beat
This Chicago Startup Just Beat Out Uber and Slack as Forbes' Hottest Startup of 2015 Built in Chicago
How Uptake Beat Slack, Uber To Become 2015's Hottest Startup Forbes

November 2015
The Billion Dollar Startup Club The Wall Street Journal
Big Yellow Goes Big Data Fortune Magazine
Understand the Differences Between Data Science and Analytics All Analytics
12 Steps to Better Analytics Teams International Institute for Analytics
A Look at the Chicago Unicorns Chicago Inno
How Can We Keep Industrial Internet Systems Secure? Tripwire

October 2015
Midwest Startup Achieves Rare $1 Billion Valuation The New York Times
How Smart, Connected Products Are Transforming Companies Harvard Business Review
A New Go-to-Market Model for the Industrial Internet Industry Week
Culture Dash: Inside Caterpillar and Uptake’s Data-driven Race to Solve Heavy Equipment’s Tech Dilemma Equipment World
Funding Daily: Today’s Tech Funding News, in One Place Venture Beat
The Friday Exit: Chicago Tech Scene's Unicorns and Sharks Chicago Tribune
Uptake Ropes in $45M New Round to Become Chicago’s Newest Unicorn Built in Chicago
With $45M Raise, Uptake Is the Third Unicorn in Illinois Chicago Inno
Tech Startup Uptake, Backed by Caterpillar, Reaches $1B Valuation Construction Dive
Lightbank-backed Sensor Analytics Platform Uptake Closes Major $45 Million Financing Round Random Research
Caterpillar and the Internet of Big Things Caterpillar
The 2015 Top 100 Digital Companies in Chicago Built in Chicago
You’re Not in the Valley Anymore TechCrunch
One of Chicago's Fastest-growing Startups Just Collected Another $45 Million Crain's Chicago Business
Chicago-based Uptake Raises $45 Million, Reportedly Hits Unicorn Status Chicago Tribune

September 2015
2015 Who’s Who in Chicago Crain’s Chicago
These 5 Companies Are Making Chicago a Global Leader in Internet of Things Built in Chicago

July 2015
Tech 50 Crain’s Chicago
Why Caterpillar Is Letting Its Geek Flag Fly Crain’s Chicago
Exelon CIO to Join Data-analytics Startup Crain's Chicago Business

June 2015
Big Data Gives Manufacturers a New Revenue Source The Wall Street Journal

May 2015
2015 Moxie Awards: Best Startup Founder Or Co-Founders Built in Chicago
2015 Moxie Awards: Startup of the Year Built in Chicago

March 2015
The Race to the Internet of Things Fortune
Caterpillar Digs into Data Analytics—Investing in Hot Startup Uptake Fortune
Caterpillar, Keywell Take on the Internet of Things with Uptake Chicago Tribune
Caterpillar Partners with Chicago Startup Uptake to Build Data Tools Biz Journal
11 Chicago Companies You Want to Intern With Built in Chicago
Keywell, Lefkofsky Team with Cat on Internet of Things Startup Crain's Chicago Business


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