Chicago Ventures Raises $40M

Chicago Ventures (formerly known as the i2A Fund II), a fund focused on early-stage technology companies based in Chicago and the Greater Midwest, raised $40m.

Investors included JB Pritzker, Pat Ryan, Jr. and The Duchossois Group as well the fund’s partners Stuart Larkins and Kevin Willer.

Led by newly named Kevin Willer and Stuart Larkins and new senior associates Ezra Galston and Jason Duboe, Chicago Ventures has a portfolio of 15 companies including Betterfly, Blitsy, FoodGenius, Healthfinch, Kapow Events, Pangea, Picturelife, Power2Switch, Retrofit, Shiftgig, SimpleRelevance, and UpCity, plus two companies which will be announced soon.
It recently exited Cartavi, a document sharing platform for real estate professionals, which was acquired by San Francisco-based DocuSign (read here).



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