We are a Chicago-based venture capital fund leading investments in the midwest with a focus on early-stage companies.
We focus on both ends of the investment spectrum to provide a unique and enriched ecosystem. Investors can be confident in the vetting process and startups can be assured they are in the best possible hands as they grow.
We take a deliberate approach to investing centered on being active, collaborative and insightful.
Here are some of our more recent investments:
Guard Llama is a Chicago-based company that allows customers to signal local authorities with the simple push of a button. No more scrambling to find your phone or dial 911 during an emergency. The result? A quicker, easier way to get the support you need, when you need it. Learn more.
Tribe is the easiest way to track tasks in email. It requires no installation, password, or learning curve. Tribe is like a personal assistant who never forgets to keep you on task! Founded in Chicago, Tribe is proud member of the Techstars Chicago 2015 class. Learn more.
Player’s Health creates a mobile, web-based athletic health record (AHR) for youth athletes. Each HIPAA-compliant AHR is created by, managed by, and accessible to the youth athlete’s caregiver, coach, and healthcare provider. Player’s Health reduces liability for youth athletic programs, sports leagues, and coaches by entrusting “return-to-play” decisionmaking to the athlete's caregiver. Learn more.
Here are some of our more recent updates
Forbes features Ann Marie in “The Women Of TechStars Chicago,” discussing ways to involve women more and more within the tech startup scene. Read more...
Ann Marie speaks about leading with respect, negotiating contracts and creating a positive ecosystem for future business leaders in "Women In Tech: Vue Ventures" at Chicago's WGN Plus. Read more...