Hyde Park Venture Partners

Hyde Park Venture Partners is an early stage venture capital firm focused on high-growth technology startups in the Midwest. With offices in Chicago and Indianapolis – and a network of advisors throughout the region – we invest in proven startups who have incredible founding teams and fast growth. Our sweetspot is investing in B2B software and consumer marketplace startups raising their first or second round of capital. We also have one of the most robust seed programs in the US.

We focus our investments on technology companies with B2B SaaS (Sotfware-as-a-Service) and consumer marketplace business models. We invest in strong go-to market teams who are visionary and tenacious. Beyond our capital investment, we equip entrepreneurs through our expertise in sales and marketing and talent development. We take pride as a team in being responsive and impactful to all of our stakeholders: entrepreneurs, co-investors, and limited partners alike.

HQChicago, US
Hyde Park Venture Partners was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in Chicago, US

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Key People/Management at Hyde Park Venture Partners

Guy Turner

Guy Turner

Ira Weiss

Ira Weiss

Greg Barnes

Greg Barnes

Tim Kopp

Tim Kopp

Venture Partner
Jacquelyn DiMonte

Jacquelyn DiMonte

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Hyde Park Venture Partners Office Locations

Hyde Park Venture Partners has an office in Chicago
Chicago, US (HQ)
440 N Wells St #420
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Hyde Park Venture Partners News and Updates

VNDLY Raises $11 Million in Series A Funding Led by Battery Ventures and Hyde Park Venture Partners

CINCINNATI, Feb. 28, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- VNDLY, Inc., a cloud-based Work Management System (WMS) powering the new gig economy, today announced that it has closed $11 million in Series A funding, bringing the company's total funding to $14 million. The financing was led by Battery...

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So… White Claw is a really good tech company

Now that we’re squarely in fall, let’s take a moment to reflect how White Claw absolutely TOOK OVER this summer. In July, more White Claw was sold than Budweiser 🍺 In Sept, there was a NATIONWIDE 🌎 shortage of White Claw White Claw owns 60% of a market growing 300% YoY 📈 Is it a leap to think tha…

Inside the Inside Round

I’ve had two conversations about inside rounds in as many days — one with a portfolio company and another with a company outside of our portfolio. Both are entrepreneurs that I admire, have known for years and with whom I can be honest. These conversations made me realize that entrepreneurs have lit…

Why our cities are soft tomatoes

🛴1/ Scooters are taking over Chicago and the city is not taking it lightly!But don’t take my word for it, jump on your favorite social media platform to follow the backlash.Instagram accounts dedicated to documenting scooter mishaps in Chicago🛴2/ If you also reside in a city with scooters, you kno…

Startup CEOs, your board meetings are probably lackluster. Here’s what to do about it.

One of the most interesting parts of being a VC is the role we play as board members. After wrapping an active ‘board season’ it hit me just how much disparity exists in meetings across companies. The more board meetings I sit through, the more I notice key factors that differentiate between good an…

Okay, so what’s the number?

I often have conversations with founders that go as follows:Me: That sounds like terrific progress with customers and revenue, how does churn look?Founder CEO: A number of our customers are upselling very quickly and they all love the product.Me: Excellent, and how does that net out in churn?Founder…

Seed, speed, and we’re still here: my first decade in venture

December will mark a decade for me in venture. I didn’t start full-time, but it was nearly ten years ago that I landed an internship with a small fund in Chicago and “screened” my first startup story. I was a first-year business school student with a flip phone. A year later when I graduated, only o…
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Hyde Park Venture Partners Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Hyde Park Venture Partners founded?

    Hyde Park Venture Partners was founded in 2011.

  • Who are Hyde Park Venture Partners key executives?

    Hyde Park Venture Partners's key executives are Guy Turner, Ira Weiss and Greg Barnes.

  • Where is Hyde Park Venture Partners headquarters?

    Hyde Park Venture Partners headquarters is located at 440 N Wells St #420, Chicago.

  • Where are Hyde Park Venture Partners offices?

    Hyde Park Venture Partners has an office in Chicago.

  • How many offices does Hyde Park Venture Partners have?

    Hyde Park Venture Partners has 1 office.