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ShopRunner Selected by Chicago Timmy Awards as Best Tech Startup Finalist

Sep 5, 2017

CHICAGO (September 5, 2017) - Online shopping service ShopRunner was recently named as a finalist in the “Best Technology Startup” category for the Third Annual Timmy Awards, a program that recognizes top workplaces for tech professionals. Nine other notable finalists were nominated to the program from a field of more than 130 nominees. The final winner will be announced on September 21 with voting open to the public until September 8.

“We are thrilled and honored to be nominated as a Timmy Awards Finalist in the Best Tech Startup category,” Chris Milone, CMO of ShopRunner, said. “We are incredibly proud of our team here at ShopRunner and our commitment to deliver a world-class online shopping experience for our members. We’re the only company crazy enough to compete with Amazon Prime and we love that. We’re building the best places to work in Philadelphia and Chicago with some of the most creative, talented and bright people out there to do the best work of their lives.”
ShopRunner is an online shopping service that gives its members free two-day shipping and free returns on purchases from more than 140 online stores.
“The Timmy Awards aim to celebrate the companies and managers that make that technological innovation possible,” says Mandy Walker, Director of Marketing at Tech in Motion and Motion Recruitment Partners. “Since the Timmy Awards were created in 2015, over 400 finalists have been celebrated for creating work environments that enable growth in the technology of various industries.”
The local community can vote online through September 8 to help choose who represents the best of Chicago tech. The winners will be chosen through a panel of expert judges and community votes. A complete list of 2017 Chicago finalists for the Timmys can be found here for all four award categories, highlighting tech work culture, workplace diversity and management as well as startups.
Award winners will be announced live at Chicago’s Timmy Awards on September 21 at 1871 in The Loop district, where members of the Chicago tech community can attend for free and meet the finalists. Previous winners have included innovators such as LearnVest, Venmo, Trip Advisor and many more. For details on the event, past winners, or the Timmy Awards in all 10 cities they take place in, click here.

About ShopRunner
ShopRunner is an online shopping service that helps its members save both time and money, with free two-day shipping and free returns on every purchase made via ShopRunner at more than 140 online stores including clothing, shoes, beauty, electronics, home and gifts. Notable retailers include Bloomingdale’s, Neiman Marcus, Lord & Taylor, Tory Burch, Calvin Klein, Kate Spade and more.

About Tech in Motion Events & The Timmy Awards
Tech in Motion is a North American events series that brings local tech community professionals together to connect, learn, and innovate. What started as a collaborative project between IT recruiting firms Jobspring Partners and Workbridge Associates in 2011, grew into an organization of over 85,000 members across 11 chapters in North America including Boston, Dallas, New York, Philadelphia, DC, Chicago, San Francisco, Silicon Valley, LA, Orange County, and Toronto. Please visit www.techinmotionevents.com for more information about our notable speakers, sponsors and events.