CHICAGO, March 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- DRIVIN, the auto industry's first intelligent marketplace, will join the Chicago Innovation Awards, the Chicago region's foremost annual celebration of innovation, in New York City on Monday, March 27,, 2017 to ring the Closing Bell of the Nasdaq Stock Market. The event, arranged by the Chicago Innovation Awards, will emphasize the surge of innovation that is occurring in the Chicago region, and shine a spotlight on the organizations that make up its vibrant economy.
"This annual event is an excellent example of how the Chicago Innovation Awards celebrates the spirit of innovation in organizations across all industries, sizes and sectors," said Tom Kuczmarski, co-founder of the Chicago Innovation Awards.
"We congratulate DRIVIN for winning the Chicago Innovation Awards, and applaud their commitment to innovation," said Dan Miller, fellow co-founder.
"DRIVIN is proud to be honored among the top minds, problem-solvers and innovators in Chicago," said Justin Mahlik, co-founder and COO of DRIVIN. "DRIVIN has been committed to reinventing the wholesale process for used car dealers across the country. We look forward to continuing our momentum and making the dealership more efficient and profitable."
From inception, DRIVIN has delivered several cutting-edge innovations, all rooted in data and analytics, to save dealers time and money. Earlier this year, the company launched DRIVIN Marketplace, the auto industry's first intelligent marketplace for used car dealers to sell, buy, and search used car inventory for their lot.
Joining DRIVIN will be other winners of the 2016 Chicago Innovation Awards, including: alligatortek, Baxter, Blue1647, CancerIQ, ContextMedia, Danco, Edovo, Federal Signal, ForeverCar, FourKites, Girls in the Game, HubTran, Infiniscene, Leap Innovations, Livingston Products, Modobag, One Million Degrees, Page Vault, Proxfinity, Radio Flyer, Real Food Blends, Shoe Drop and The Mom Project.
To learn more about the Chicago Innovation Award winners, watch their video testimonials.
DRIVIN is redefining the used vehicle industry by bringing data and technology together in a first-of-its-kind, high-touch fashion to help automotive dealers sell and acquire the right used cars, at the right price, right now. Combining highly personalized service with cutting edge technology and local market analytics, DRIVIN casts a nationwide net to find and vet quality, whole-sale priced vehicles, and connect them with dealers all across the country. Launched in 2015, DRIVIN is powered by CarCo Technologies.
About the Chicago Innovation Awards
The Chicago Innovation Awards, established in 2002, have grown from a single awards ceremony to a year-long series of events and activities designed to celebrate innovation in the Chicago region, educate people and organizations about the principles of innovation, and connect the corners of the economy by building relationships that strengthen companies, grow the economy and create jobs. For more information, visit www.chicagoinnovationawards.com.
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