“Director of Platform…what does that mean?”
When I joined Chicago Ventures in 2014, the title “Director of Platform” didn’t exist in the Chicago venture community. Taking a page out of the books of some coastal funds,
PreparedHealth’s Prescription for Highly-Engaging User Experiences
Founded in 2015, PreparedHealth is making it easier for people to access and experience care in their homes, something nearly 90% of American Seniors want.
Well before the company’s formal founding,
How Serial Entrepreneurs Found Product-Market Fit: A New Video Series
In partnership with Pat Ryan Jr., INCISENT Labs, and Chicago Founders’ Stories, we recently launched a new video series – The Only Thing That Matters – featuring clips from hall of fame-level entrepreneurs discussing the insights that allowed them to achieve product-market fit.
Wise Apple, a Tech Enabled Ready-to-Eat Lunch Delivery Service for Kids Raises $3.6 Million Dollars In Funding
August 29, 2017 (Chicago) – Direct-to-consumer meal delivery service, Wise Apple, announced today that it has raised $3.6 million in seed financing led by Pritzker Group Venture Capital and Levy Family Partners,
Why We Invested in Wise Apple
This past weekend, my wife and I were blessed to welcome our third child into the world. A new baby is an extraordinarily exciting and inspiring experience. It is also equal parts terrifying,
HealthJoy Secures Series A Financing Round to bring Artificial Intelligence-Driven Technology to Health Insurance Industry
CHICAGO, IL — Aug 14 2017 — Chicago, IL-based HealthJoy, Inc, an artificial intelligence-driven platform for employee benefits engagement and cost containment, announced today a $3 Million Series A round of financing.
Why We Invested in HealthJoy
By Peter Christman & Ezra Galston
While Senator McConnell and his Republican counterparts have delayed the Senate’s August recess to continue working on healthcare reform, we, like many Americans,
Kin Insurance Launches Modern Home Insurance, Announces $4.0M Financing
8/1/17 – CHICAGO – Kin Insurance, the company that has built home insurance from scratch so that customers can get the best insurance entire online, in minutes, launched today in its first state,
SpotHero Secures $30 Million to Accelerate Market Expansion, Business Partnerships and Product Innovation
With Strong Marketplace Track Records, Insight Venture Partners and Global Founders Capital Drive Series C Round
7/17/2017 — CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–SpotHero, North America’s leading parking reservation service,