Venture Capital Investors

Chicago Ventures

Chicago Ventures is a VC investing group that backs technology-based companies.

Venture Investor Overview

Venture Investor
Chicago Ventures
Status
Active
Activity Level
Industry Focus
ECommerce
Enterprise IT
FinTech
Healthcare Services
Internet & IoT
Storage
Transportation

Contact Information

Contact
Stuart Larkins
Title
Partner
Mailing Address
222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza 1212
Chicago, IL 60654
USA
Email Address

Background Information

Overview
Chicago Ventures is a seed stage venture fund focused on catalyzing and partnering with the next wave of innovative technology ventures in Chicago and the Greater Midwest. Chicago Ventures partners with startups to provide them with their first round of institutional financing and works with them to achieve success.
Profile
Chicago Ventures LinkedIn Company Profile
Social Media
Chicago Ventures Company Twitter Account
Company News
Chicago Ventures News
Facebook
Chicago Ventures on Facebook
YouTube
Chicago Ventures on YouTube
Last Transaction
8/19/2022

Transaction History

Our records indicate that Chicago Ventures invested in the VC transactions listed below. Dollar amounts are for the entire raise, which may include other investors.

Company
Date
Amount
8/19/2022
$55,000,000
1/12/2022
$240,000,000
10/13/2021
$3,500,000
10/2/2021
$38,000,000
9/22/2021
$33,000,000
9/1/2021
$9,000,000
5/12/2021
$11,000,000
3/9/2021
$5,000,000
1/18/2021
$6,700,000
10/15/2020
$45,000,000
8/21/2020
$10,000,000
6/17/2020
$3,000,000
4/21/2020
$8,600,000
3/27/2020
$10,000,000
2/27/2020
$5,800,000
2/25/2020
$30,000,000
9/16/2019
$3,250,000
8/20/2019
$4,000,000
6/13/2019
$26,000,000
3/11/2019
$12,500,000
10/2/2018
$45,000,000
8/30/2018
$10,300,000
7/16/2018
$5,800,000
4/18/2018
$35,000,000
3/15/2018
$4,400,000
2/22/2018
$6,800,000
1/25/2018
$12,500,000
12/20/2017
$2,400,000
8/30/2017
$3,600,000
8/16/2017
$3,000,000
7/19/2017
$1,050,000
7/19/2017
$30,000,000
6/12/2017
$4,000,000
5/9/2017
$5,100,000
5/3/2017
$4,000,000
2/22/2017
$18,700,000
2/2/2017
$9,000,000
1/13/2017
$3,000,000
11/24/2016
$7,500,000
11/15/2016
$1,906,030
10/14/2016
$30,000,000
10/6/2016
$7,500,000
9/22/2016
$6,500,000
9/13/2016
$10,500,000
7/28/2016
$3,250,000
7/12/2016
$14,000,000
6/1/2016
$5,000,000
5/5/2016
$2,600,000
4/1/2016
$4,500,000
3/29/2016
$5,800,000
2/18/2016
$6,000,000
1/25/2016
$6,200,000
12/16/2015
$11,200,000
11/24/2015
$22,000,000
9/2/2015
$6,292,795
8/24/2015
$3,500,000
8/19/2015
$5,000,000
8/19/2015
$20,000,000
7/29/2015
$7,000,000
5/6/2015
$3,600,000
2/18/2015
$1,500,000
1/22/2015
$1,800,000
11/26/2014
$2,000,000
11/19/2014
$1,800,000
11/17/2014
$10,000,000
11/13/2014
$6,000,000
10/8/2014
$800,000
10/7/2014
$5,500,000
10/6/2014
$9,500,000
9/4/2014
$2,500,000
6/30/2014
$1,300,000
6/11/2014
$4,500,000
5/19/2014
Unknown
5/16/2014
$2,300,000
4/28/2014
$3,000,000
4/11/2014
$2,025,000
4/4/2014
$3,000,000
2/25/2014
$1,000,000
1/29/2014
$6,500,000
11/20/2013
$2,025,000
11/14/2013
$1,250,000
10/25/2013
$1,650,000
9/16/2013
$2,250,000
9/11/2013
$1,010,000
5/23/2013
$1,000,000
1/16/2013
$2,000,000
12/31/2012
$900,000
11/13/2012
$8,000,000
10/31/2012
Unknown
9/12/2012
$1,200,000
6/26/2012
$700,000
4/25/2012
$15,000,000
3/13/2012
$3,200,000
12/6/2011
$1,300,000
11/17/2011
$3,250,000
8/11/2011
$5,000,000
4/27/2011
$22,600,000

 


Investor Contacts

Title
Name
Email & Social
Partner
Robert Chesney
  Robert Chesney LinkedIn Profile  Robert Chesney Twitter Account  Robert Chesney News  Robert Chesney on Facebook
Partner
Melissa Kaufman
  Melissa Kaufman LinkedIn Profile  Melissa Kaufman Twitter Account  Melissa Kaufman News  Melissa Kaufman on Facebook
Partner
Stuart Larkins
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Partner
Kevin Willer
  Kevin Willer LinkedIn Profile  Kevin Willer Twitter Account  Kevin Willer News  Kevin Willer on Facebook

 


Funds

Our database includes the following fund closing(s) for Chicago Ventures. If we are missing funds, please contact us.

Fund Description
Vintage Date
Fund Amount
Chicago Ventures Fund II
10/31/2016
$66,000,000
Chicago Ventures Fund
6/17/2013
$40,000,000
I2A Fund II
3/23/2012
$12,050,000

 


Portfolio Companies

Chicago Ventures has invested in the companies below, according to our database records. If we are missing a portfolio company, please let us know.

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