Chicago Ventures

Chicago Ventures invests in well-managed seed-stage technology companies in Chicago and the Greater Midwest that have demonstrated a value proposition in a given market for their product or services. We invest in tech-enabled businesses with each initial investment, generally into a seed round, ranging from $750K – $1M. We invest in both enterprise and consumer businesses — with investments in analytics, B2B2C, sales and marketing SaaS, payments/loyalty, healthcare IT, and marketplace/on-demand services.

We understand that entrepreneurs need varying levels of guidance from their investors. While we can’t speak for ourselves, the companies we invest in tell us that our ability to resonate with them as entrepreneurs — and connect with them as people — is an added bonus to our operator backgrounds and network of investors and advisors, customers, talent, and later-stage investors.

HQChicago, IL, US
Cybersecurity ratingAMore
Chicago Ventures was founded in 2012 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL, US

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Key People/Management at Chicago Ventures

Stuart Larkins

Stuart Larkins

Rob Chesney

Rob Chesney

Kevin Willer

Kevin Willer

Lindsay Knight

Lindsay Knight

Director of Platform
Jason Duboe

Jason Duboe

Founding Member & Advisor
Peter Christman

Peter Christman

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Chicago Ventures Office Locations

Chicago Ventures has an office in Chicago
Chicago, IL, US (HQ)
222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza
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Chicago Ventures Online and Social Media Presence

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Chicago Ventures Blogs

OneRail Completes $6.7 Million Late Seed Financing Led by Chicago Ventures and Bullpen Capital

Company to Scale Business Development, Sales, and Marketing Operations ORLANDO, FL (January 13, 2021) – OneRail, an Orlando-based delivery orchestration and fulfillment platform, announced today that it has completed a $6.7 Million Late Seed financing. Read more… The post OneRail Completes $6.7 Mill…

Dina Successfully Raises $7 Million in Financing to Accelerate National Expansion of Digital Care-at-Home Platform and Network

CHICAGO, January 11, 2021 — Dina, an AI-powered care-at-home platform and network, announced that it has successfully closed a $7 million Series A funding round led by Philadelphia-based Osage Venture Partners. Read more… The post Dina Successfully Raises $7 Million in Financing to Accelerate Nation…

Millions of People Battling OCD Garner Big Win as NOCD Raises $12 Million

Health Technology Company’s Series A Round Led by Health Enterprise Partners with Previous Investors Returning CHICAGO – October 8, 2020 – NOCD,a burgeoning telehealth company that specializes in obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) identification and treatment, Read more… The post Millions of People…

CoPilot Unveils Assisted Commerce Platform

Hits $500 Million in Annualized Gross Merchandise Value Enabled Prior to Public Launch Company Announces $10 Million Series A Round, Bringing Total Outside Funding to $17 Million  Read more… The post CoPilot Unveils Assisted Commerce Platform appeared first on Chicago Ventures.

Health Catalyst Announces Agreement to Acquire healthfinch, a Healthcare IT Company that has Helped Define the Clinical Workflow Optimization Space with its Award-Winning Software

SALT LAKE CITY, July 09, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Health Catalyst, Inc. (“Health Catalyst,” Nasdaq: HCAT), a leading provider of data and analytics technology and services to healthcare organizations, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire healthfinch, Read more… T…

Rising to the Challenge: Lessons from the Frontlines of Today’s Startups | Volume 2

Over the past few months, companies both small and large have had to quickly adapt to COVID-19. From moving from offices to remote work, to helping employees navigate the mental strain of a global pandemic, Read more… The post Rising to the Challenge: Lessons from the Frontlines of Today’s Startups …
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Chicago Ventures Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Chicago Ventures founded?

    Chicago Ventures was founded in 2012.

  • Who are Chicago Ventures key executives?

    Chicago Ventures's key executives are Stuart Larkins, Rob Chesney and Kevin Willer.

  • Where is Chicago Ventures headquarters?

    Chicago Ventures headquarters is located at 222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza, Chicago.

  • Where are Chicago Ventures offices?

    Chicago Ventures has an office in Chicago.

  • How many offices does Chicago Ventures have?

    Chicago Ventures has 1 office.