"The 193 companies founded in 2011 bucks the trend; there were only 170 companies founded in the prior two years, indicating very positive growth. 193 startups in a year amounts to a new company founded every two days. While we might not have the raw numbers that the Valley has, we have the growth."
Although CyberWalkAbout.com is not mentioned, the companies were selected by number of employees, I am sure we will be mentioned in the future article about "Most Innovative Technology Companies in Chicago"
PS: Congratulations MSDSonline.com making top 50 -- Uki was one of the first employee in that company.