The Many Flavors of Venture Partners: From the Platform Braintrust
In August, I put out a call to the Global VC Platform network with the subject line “Venture Partner Framework,” asking:
Is anyone open to sharing a framework for how their funds think about or define venture partner roles?
Meritize Raises $13.2M in Series A Funding
Skills-Based Career Development Company Uses Proprietary Merit-Based Lending Model to Expand Education Funding
FRISCO, TX, October 1, 2018 – Meritize, an education lender that uses an individual’s academic,
project44 Secures $45M in Funding to Expand its Advanced Visibility Platform
Funding Led by Sapphire Ventures
October 01, 2018 10:01 AM Eastern Daylight Time
CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–project44 (p44), the leader in advanced visibility for shippers and third-party logistics firms,
infinite io, which Provides Data Management and Performance Optimization, Raises $10.3M in Series B Funding
Funding Round led by Former Motorola CEO and Cleversafe Chairman Chris Galvin
August 29, 2018 9:00 AM Central Standard Time
AUSTIN, Texas – (BUSINESS WIRE) – infinite io,
Chicago Ventures and #MovingForward
We recently posted our policies against harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the #MovingFoward website, which highlights VCs committed to diverse, inclusive, and harassment-free workplaces.
You can read our policies here.
A Peek into the CV Portfolio [Or, How We Engage 2,200 Startup Employees]
Since 2012, Chicago Ventures has invested in over 80 startups, which means we’ve worked closely with over 80 CEOs. But across the portfolio, our companies employ thousands of people. Some are startup veterans;
Kin Insurance Raises $13M in Financing, Welcomes New Board Member
With its latest round of funding and new board member Caribou Honig, online home insurance startup Kin Insurance moves to service national markets.
CHICAGO (PRWEB) JUNE 11,
Global SAM Leader, Flexera, Acquires Meta SaaS to Offer Most Advanced SaaS Spend Management Capabilities on the Market
With 32,000 SaaS Apps in Catalog and 250+ Direct Integrations, Now Organizations Can Rein in Runaway SaaS Spend and Reduce SaaS Risk
Itasca, IL – May 2,
Mac & Mia Secures $5M in New Funding to Grow Market Leadership Position while Delivering Personalized Value to Busy Parents
CHICAGO, IL (April 19, 2018) – Mac & Mia, the premier stylist-driven, curated children’s apparel service delivering a convenient, personalized experience to busy households, today announced that it has raised $5M in its Series A funding round.