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26 Top Toy Startups in Illinois

This article showcases our top picks for the best Illinois based Toy companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Toy industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top Illinois Toy Startups

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

BayRu

BayRu

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BayRu is an e-commerce shopping and shipping specialist and is eBay.com’s exclusive drop shipping partner.

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Ty is a plush manufacturer.

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Regal Games

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Regal Games is an online store that renders toys, games and accessories.

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Toynk

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Toynk Toys has come a long way since its humble inception, operating from a small apartment in Chicago.

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Kaskey Kids

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Kaskey Kids is an online shop that offers a wide range of toys like basketball guys, soccer girls, mystery packs and kids corners.

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Revell

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Revell is a manufacturer and distributor of plastic model kits and products in the segments of remote-controlled models and toys.

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Technabob

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Technabob is an online platform features new and unusual gadgets, gizmos, video games, and other tech toys from around the globe.

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Learning Curve

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We make toys your little ones love, including Chuggington, Dinosaur Train, John Deere, Lamaze, Pajanimals, Pokemon, Battroborg, and Tomica.

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Miss Possible

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Miss Possible is a start-up toy company using dolls and apps to empower girls to dream big and achieve.

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Learning Curve International

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Learning Curve International creates, designs, manufactures, markets, and distributes developmental and educational toys.

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Minicraft Models

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Minicraft Models engages in the development and supply of aircraft, automobiles, and ship model kits.

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Pet Factory

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Pet Factory specializes in the manufacture and distribution of Beefhide chews, rawhide products, pet toys and accessories.

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ONCE KIDS

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ONCE KIDS specializes in building toys that help kids build a belief in themselves.

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PuzzleBoxWorld.com

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PuzzleBoxWorld.com offers Japanese puzzle boxes and other wooden puzzle boxes from around the world.

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Diamant Toys

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Diamant Toys is a manufacturer and supplier of arts and crafts toys for children.

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OakridgeHobbies.com

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Oakridge Hobbies Toys & Gifts is a online store/showroom, authorized.

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Brick Loot

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Brick Loot is a subscription box for LEGO and Brick fanatics.Our subscribers will receive a monthly box filled with unique, custom items.

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Oakridge Hobbies & Toys

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Oakridge is a manufactures and supplies dollhouse company.

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Bobble Factory

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Bobble Factory offers customized bobbleheads

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Athearn

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Athearn is a wholesale supplier of model railroad locomotives, rolling stock, and vehicles.

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Jigidii

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Jigidi is an online gaming platform.

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Utter Nonsense

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Utter Nonsense is a provider and retailer of card games.

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The Ertl Company

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The Ertl Company is a premier producer and marketer of collectibles and toys focused on agricultural and heavy equipment die-cast vehicle.

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Legoland Discovery Centre

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LEGOLAND is the ultimate indoor LEGO experience full of amazing play, creativity & fun designed for families with kids aged 3-10.

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Kitschzilla

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Kitschzilla is an online shop that sells fun lifestyle products, gifts, & accessories.

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Lime Tree Kids

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Lime Tree Kids is an online store of fun toys, home decor, and lifestyle essentials products.

Written by Mark Smith

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