June 2014 | Civis Analytics

Month June 2014

Civis Wins the Moxie Awards’ Best New Startup

Civis Wins the Moxie Awards’ Best New Startup

by Civis Analytics

This past June, we were thrilled to be awarded Best New Startup at the third annual Moxie Awards. Our data scientists and software developers were honored to take home the statue. The Moxies celebrate Chicago’s most innovative digital entrepreneurs and are presented each year by Built in Chicago. According to Built in Chicago founder Matt Moog, an incredible 175 new...

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Celebrating our First Anniversary with a Science Fair

Celebrating our First Anniversary with a Science Fair

by Miriam C.

This May Civis Analytics celebrated its first birthday! In honor of our raison d’etre—data science—we celebrated by having a grand science fair. Clad in Civis lab coats, staffers led various booths showcasing their analytic prowess in relatable terms. Senior Data Scientist, Derrick Higgins, asked participants to compete against a computer in predicting words from politicians’ speeches. Here Data Scientist Paul...

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