Matt Strauss of Solve was interviewed on Bootstrapping in America

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Solve is a one-stop-software to help people overcome all the barriers to employment by connecting residents from underserved communities to jobs & resources. They believe that everyone has a powerful story – Solve’s software works to make those stories come to life by increasing the job candidate’s social capital overnight to unlock their fullest potential.

Connecting Non-profit Organizations with Solve

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Harrison Horan is the founder of ReWork Training, a nonprofit that teaches people how to sell software, and then gets them jobs selling it. ReWork Training is one of more than 3,500 nonprofits in Chicago. Harrison is delighted that there is now a platform, Solve, where all of these nonprofits can communicate with each other,

Tracking features on Solve: a step-by-step guide

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When using Solve, there are many time-saving benefits built right into our software via our tracking features. We’ve done our research to understand the difficult, and often cumbersome, aspects of tracking clients and measuring impact for organizations and case managers alike. Consequently, our software conveniently places tracking tools throughout the process from intake to goal-attainment

Beyond Job Training

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The path to securing employment can be difficult to navigate. Job training services can be instrumental in helping people qualify for open positions and learn interview skills to land job offers. Metropolitan Family Services, a Chicago-based nonprofit that provides services to strengthen families and communities, offers clients a variety of job readiness programs to help

Solve Is a Connecter

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How Solve helps bridge the gap between people and the resources they need Meet Akia: Akia landed her dream job in the technology field and found housing by working with Solve’s partners, i.c.stars and the Chester David Group. Akia was working as a call center representative when she first heard of i.c.stars. The program, a

How One Chicago Nonprofit is Connecting Diverse Talent with Meaningful Work

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A stable job can empower individuals in many ways. Full-time employment opportunities help close the economic inequality gap and enable individuals to remain financially independent. The problem is that job opportunities can be exclusive – companies can ignore applicants simply because they lack a college education. But one Chicago-based job training program is working to

Introducing Client Filters

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Continuous self-improvement is important to us. We are always open to criticism and feedback, without it we can’t make the best possible product. We’ve heard it is hard to sort through your contact list. We’re responding to your feedback with some brand new features: 1. Client Filters – easily adjust your client list by filtering

Who’s behind all this technology?

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    Reid Compton has been building the Solve Smart Cities web application. Reid is committed to advancing STEM education and sets aside a couple hours each week to volunteer with a robotics club in Southwest Chicago to train a team to build robots. Reid also helped build DonorPath, a technology used to connect a