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We’re a new company with exciting plans for the future. Stay up to date!
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May 7, 2018
Jiobit Launches First of Its Kind Child Location Tracker in Time for Mother's Day, Summer Break

Tech startup Jiobit has built the world’s smallest and longest lasting location tracker for kids, giving modern parents much needed peace of mind when it comes to their child’s safety. After two years of R&D and field trials with thousands of parents, the Chicago-based business has officially launched the location tracker in time for Mother’s Day and summer vacation.

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April 1, 2018
Introducing Jiobit for Bunnies

After months of beta testing and customer feedback, we've worked quickly to develop a new product that meets a need our users have identified. Introducing Jiobit for Bunnies. "I'm hopping with excitement to announce our latest product," said CEO John Renaldi. "Rabbit owners have a problem to solve, and we've decided to burrow it."

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January 26, 2018
Jiobit on Gimlet Media's The Pitch

Jiobit was featured on Gimlet Media's The Pitch. Take a listen!

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October 12, 2017
Jiobit featured on Red Tricycle

Red Tricycle is my favorite parenting site (honestly I check it before I check Facebook in the mornings). They talk about family events, vacations, back to school guides and more. Trust me, they're worth a read. I was extra thrilled when I saw Red Tricycle write about Jiobit.

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July 14, 2017
Please Call My Baby Ugly: Eight Tips To Ensure Intellectual Honesty

For entrepreneurs ideas equal livelihood, so it can be hard to face criticism, no matter how constructive. Harder still is to take-in feedback and objectively assess it for its value. Intellectual honesty and self-editing is never easy and can even be a little soul crushing. Here are a few ways to maintain passion while acknowledging weak spots and hurdles while staying open to smart pivots.

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June 27, 2017
Why We’re Not on Kickstarter

“Have you thought of doing a Kickstarter?” Of course, but we've decided to launch without the help of a crowdfunding site for three main reasons: We aren't dependent on the funds to manufacture, we want to build trust, and we want you to visit our site.

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January 26, 2017
Jiobit Raises $3 Million to Launch the World's Smallest Location Monitor, Starting with Kids

Jiobit, a company creating the world's smallest and longest lasting location tracking solution, has raised an additional $3 million in capital. The new funding will fuel the production and marketing of their first product, Jiobit, a smart tag for kids - targeted for pre-sale later this year.

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January 26, 2017
Jiobit in the News

We announced a $3 Million fundraising round which was reported in TechCrunch, The Chicago Tribune, ChicagoInno and more.