SOURCE: GoHealthInsurance

GoHealthInsurance

August 08, 2012 10:53 ET

Built In Chicago Names GoHealth as One of the Top 100 Digital Companies in Chicago

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwire - Aug 8, 2012) - The remarkable increase in the number of technology companies popping up in Chicago is hard to ignore. In 2011 alone, a new digital startup launched every 48 hours in the city. These new companies undoubtedly have been attracted to the notion of calling Chicago home as the result of the proven success of those who came before.

One trailblazer in the tech space, GoHealthInsurance.com, was recently named as one of the Top 100 Digital Companies in Chicago by Built In Chicago.

"It's a privilege to be recognized alongside our friends and neighbors in the Chicago tech industry," said Brandon Cruz, President of GoHealth. "We've been proud to call this city our home for over ten years and are excited to be a part of this growing, close-knit business community."

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:

  • 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.
  • 23 of the top 100, including GoHealth, are located in the River North neighborhood.

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 www.builtinchicago.org.

About GoHealth
GoHealth and its customer-facing website GoHealthInsurance.com is a health insurance technology platform, working with over 100 health insurance carriers and more than 10,000 licensed agents across the United States. Since the company's founding in 2001, the GoHealth platform has helped nearly 30 million Americans shop and compare health insurance quotes. GoHealth, based in Chicago, Illinois, was recently named in the top 100 best workplaces in Chicago by the Chicago Tribune.

Contact Information

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    Mark Colwell
    GoHealthInsurance
    312-386-8247
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