Hyde Park Venture Partners is an early stage venture capital firm focused on software startups in the Midwest. With offices in Chicago and Indianapolis--and a network of advisors throughout the region--they invest in proven startups who have talented management teams and fast growth. Their sweet spot is investing in B2B software and consumer marketplace startups. 

M25 Group is an early stage micro-VC fund based in Chicago, investing solely in companies headquartered in the Midwest. Their unique approach to venture investing aims to reduce the risk, while maintaining the high returns typically associated with this stage of investing.

Sigstr is a cloud platform for employee email personalization. Stigstr allows companies to tailor their content delivery on a human-to-human level with a clickable call-to-action that highlights their latest content. Sigstr customers include notable brands, such as Angie’s List, California Closets, Terminus, and United Way, that use Sigstr to unlock their employee email as a new owned marketing channel.

Interactive Metronome® (IM) is an evidence-based assessment and training tool that measures & improves Neurotiming, or the synchronization of neural impulses within key brain networks for cognitive, communicative, sensory & motor performance. As the individual activates a trigger in time with a steady auditory beat, IM technology provides real-time auditory and visual feedback for millisecond timing. To date it has served over one million patients.

Realync is the enterprise real time video platform that instantly connects real estate professionals with prospects to tour a space. Their cloud-based service allows for easily sharable live and pre-recorded videos that can be seamlessly viewed on desktop and mobile.

Emplify cares deeply about forging stronger relationships between employers and employees. As the world’s leading employee engagement insights solution, Emplify provides companies with a new way to invest in their culture with confidence.

DemandJump’s Artificial Intelligence Marketing (AIM) Platform makes sense of digital data so marketers can discover the largest opportunities specific to their brands, see a single version of truth, eliminate data silos and blind spots, optimize budget allocation and drive revenue growth across all digital marketing channels to grow share of voice, mind and wallet.

Bolstra is a software solution (SaaS) provider for Business to Business companies looking to increase their recurring revenue by reducing churn and identifying upsell opportunities. Their solution, with built-in best practices, helps companies drive the desired outcomes that their customers demand.

Avail created a solution that automates, organizes, and simplifies the process of navigating the rental cycle for landlords and property managers. 

Sentic Technologies harnesses the power of audience intelligence and machine learning to transform marketing campaigns. Sentic increases brand value and improves ROI while expanding audience reach.

Clear Software consolidates entire Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) processes into a single screen to manage SAP, Salesforce, and Oracle from your browser with ClearUI® to simplify the way you do business. They make business software easier to use and guarantee teams will complete tasks at least 5X faster.

Olympia Media Group is a revolutionary content and marketing company for millennials. Through Olympia’s proprietary technology, community thought leaders develop, refine, and share content for print, web, tablet, and mobile to their community with the best content reaching audiences across the US.

WorkHere is a free mobile and web app that lets job seekers find hourly jobs where you want to work and get notified when jobs open – all from your favorite phone, tablet, or computer. It also provides access to millions of jobs at hundreds of thousands of employers in the United States.

Opendoor is an online home-selling service aimed at streamlining and simplifying the sales process.

Costello is a real-time sales playbook platform that helps sales professionals consistently have great conversations with buyers through interactive, adapted prospect engagement.

Homecourt is an app developed by engineers from Facebook, Apple and Microsoft for tracking activity on the basketball court or soccer field. Investors include ownership groups of NBA teams and other industry leaders.