Tech Company Financing Transactions

Opternative Funding Round

Pritzker Group Venture Capital, Trust Ventures and Jump Capital participated in a $9 million funding round for Opternative. The financing was announced on 11/9/2018.

Transaction Overview

Company Name
Announced On
Transaction Type
Venture Equity

Pritzker Group Venture Capital (Lead Investor) (Peter Liu)

Trust Ventures (Lead Investor) (Salen Churi)

Jump Capital

Proceeds Purpose
Opternative will use the funding to double its engineering, product, sales and marketing teams. The funding will also be used to grow awareness and adoption of its online vision test with consumers, employers and eye care providers.

Company Information

Company Status
Private & Independent
Healthcare Services
Mailing Address
833 W. Jackson Blvd. 700
Chicago, IL 60607
Email Address
In an era where time, money and convenience are more important than ever, Opternative seeks to improve the process by which consumers receive eye examinations by launching the world's first online eye examination.
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Management Team

Email & Social
Chief Executive Officer
Brent Rasmussen
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Chief Scientific Officer
Steven Lee
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Chief Technical Officer
Ayo Jimoh
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VP - Finance
Paul Foley
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VP - Product Management
John Smith
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VP - Regulatory Affairs
Peter Horkan
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VP - Sales
Scott Axonovitz
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