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At SpotHero, we’ve been working tirelessly to improve the Chicago parking problem. When we stumbled onto the problem initially, we knew that the problem of Chicago parking couldn’t just be isolated to us. Luckily, we were right. Over the past few months, we’ve received some major media attention that goes to show that the Chicago parking problem needs fixing. We’re proud to say that SpotHero is here to help. Here’s some of the places we’ve had the honor of being featured.

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Press Contact:
Elise Fox
Public Relations Manager
Phone: 847-544-8307


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New York Post: App could save you from parking ticket

Fast Company: Looking for a Parking Spot in NYC? There’s An App for That

Crain’s New York Business: Parking app hits the spot

New York Business Journal: SpotHero wants to save NYC from a parking nightmare

NBC 5: Wrigleyville Parking Tips for Cubs Fans

Business Insider: The 25 Coolest New Business In Chicago

Business Insider: SpotHero nabs Best New Business in Chicago

Entrepreneur Magazine: Trends 2013: The Biggest Trends in Business for 2013 

Forbes: Chicago’s SpotHero Raises 2.5mm to Bring Sanity to Urban Parking

The New York Times: App Smart

Reader’s Digest: New App: Never Circle For A Parking Spot Again

NBC: City Tows 301 Parking Ban Violators

GigaOm: With The Help of $2.5M, SpotHero Aims to Fill Parking Lots

PureWow: OUR HERO: Find the cheapest parking spots in the city

Crain’s Chicago Business: Navigating the navigation apps

The Atlantic: Parking and Recreation: The Future of Not Circling for a Spot Meet the Newest Crop of Chicago Start-ups

Lincolnwood Review: Fed up with Chicago parking? Skokie native’s got the ticket

Daily Herald: Cheap parking in the city? Trio’s site can help you find it

OY! Chicago: Mark Lawrence and Jeremy Smith, entrepreneurs, parking problem solvers and all around Chicagoans 

SmartPlanet: Chicago startup takes the pain out of parking

Winnetka-GlencoePatch: New Trier Grad Simplifies Chicago Parking Nightmare

Chicago Tribune: Excelerate Labs Demo Day: Class of 2012

Fox News Chicago: City Contest-Winning App Spot Hero Helps Chicagoans Find Parking 

nibletz: $3000 In Parking Tickets Leads To Award Winning Chicago Startup: SpotHero

Windy City Live: Chicago-made Apps for the iPhone and iPad

TechCrunch: Chicago’s Excelerate Labs Graduates Ten Startups 

Crain’s Chicago Business: SpotHero, already parked at Excelerate, snares 500 Startups investment

Chicago RedEye: Think you have parking ticket woes?

The Wall Street Journal: New Turf for Sharing Services: the Driveway

Tech Crunch: Hub Ventures, Excelerate Labs, MuckerLab & DreamIt Announce New Startups

Chicago Tribune: Chicago apps contest winner SpotHero fills spaces in tough-to-park neighborhoods 

Examiner: SpotHero: Available parking in Chicago is just an app download away

Crain’s Chicago Business: Parking startup SpotHero launching new partnership

WGN TV: WATCH: SpotHero allows Chicagoans to reserve parking spaces in advance

Tech Cocktail: SpotHero wins APP contest in its quest to make finding a parking spot easy

CBS Chicago: City Announces Winners Of Local-Interest Smartphone App Contest

Northwestern Medill: Winners of Chicago app contest win a spot in the parking business

The Atlantic: A Visit to 1871 Chicago, the Cities Shiny new Start-Up Showcase

Built in Chicago: Moxie Awards 2013 – Best Consumer Web Startup

The Next Web: Guerrilla trend: Make an ad so terrible that it will stand out, and drive clicks

Elevate DC: Transportation in the City: Changing the way DC residents move

Digital Media Wire: SpotHero Launches Online, Mobile Parking Service in DC

Local ‘heroes’ ease Chicago parking problems

Local ‘heroes’ ease Chicago parking problems from Kaitlin Meehan on Vimeo.

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