Sunbit Announces $26M in Funding Round Led by Zeev Ventures
Machine learning-based point-of-sale fintech will accelerate growth and extend financing
technology to additional critical in-store markets
LOS ANGELES – June 12, 2019 - Sunbit, a leading financial technology company that
effectively transforms the process of financing in-store purchases for consumers across the
Advice from a VC intern: Chicago Ventures’ Adit Damodaran
Adit is a third-year undergraduate at the University of Chicago from Chattanooga, TN. He’s an Economics major, with a specialization in Data Science, and a background in Computer Science.
Adit interned at Chicago Ventures through the spring of 2019,
Help Wanted: Chicago Ventures is hiring an Analyst and Associate
Chicago Ventures invests in early-stage enterprise and consumer software companies in the middle of the country. We believe innovation is unbounded by geography. Structural conditions like higher concentrations of talent and customers are accelerating the rise of non-coastal markets.
We’re hiring a Platform intern!
Chicago Ventures is hiring an intern to join its Platform team — the team that owns firm brand and marketing and also works operationally with the firm’s portfolio companies. (You can read more about the CV Platform strategy here.) This internship will focus mostly on the firm’s brand and marketing efforts.
HealthJoy raises $12.5M Series B to help employees make the most of their healthcare benefits
Read the full post at TechCrunch.
Viacom Has Acquired Pluto TV Streaming Service for $340 Million
Read the full post at Variety.
Gladson Acquires ItemMaster to Expand its Product Database and Retailer Reach
The latest in a series of acquisitions further enhances Gladson’s omni-channel
product content and quality audit capabilities
CHICAGO, Illinois — January 9,
2019 — Gladson, a Chicago-based portfolio company of The Jordan Company (“TJC”)
and Wicks Capital Partners (“Wicks”),
G2 Crowd builds the world’s largest business commerce platform fueled by $100M in funding
Series C round shows startup becoming ‘next Amazon for business’
CHICAGO, Oct. 11, 2018 — G2 Crowd, the marketplace revolutionizing how businesses discover, buy and manage software and services,
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?