Chicago Businesses Ring NASDAQ Closing Bell

Winners of the 2013 Chicago Innovation Awards rang the closing bell of the NASDAQ stock market on Monday, March 31. Belly was one of 17 awards winners, which also included Anova Technologies, Chicago Public Library, Everpurse, Farmedhere, FarmLogix, iLight Technologies, Ingenuity, Life Spine, Nordic Auto Plow, Portapure, Protein Bar, Rabine Group, Sagent Pharmaceuticals, SceneTap, SimpleRelevance, and Tastytrade.

The goal of the Chicago Innovation Awards is “to make Chicago a recognized hub of innovation by igniting a new narrative for our region, strengthening its economic future and building the spirit of innovation throughout the community.”

According to the official press release, Belly and fellow awards winners represent “…a diverse range of new and innovative business activity across the Chicago region, the strongest sampling of the city's advancements across all industries and sectors, in both big and small companies, for-profit and not-for-profit, high tech, low tech and no tech.”

We were honored to be included at this event. Watch as we ring the closing bell!