GE Ventures aspires to be the innovation partner of choice—to empower a thriving community of entrepreneurs who want to power, cure, build, and move the world on a global scale. Their pillars of Equity Investing, New Business Creation, Licensing and Technology Transfer offer a holistic approach and platform that drive growth for their partners and for GE.
IA Ventures is an early-stage venture capital firm that invests in companies creating competitive advantage through data. They believe that using data as a core asset will drive innovation in everything from storage and processing infrastructure to analytics to data-driven products and services. With that in mind, they focus on businesses that use cutting-edge technology to manage and extract value from today’s massive, occasionally unstructured, often real-time data sets.
Jump Capital is an expansion stage venture firm with operating DNA at its core. They offer unparalleled institutional resources through Jump’s ecosystem, including access to a broad network, top research labs and academic institutions advancing the state of the art in healthcare, high-performance computing, data mining, and machine learning.
Mercury Fund is a seed and early-stage venture capital firm. With over $200 million under management, Mercury invests in compelling and novel software and science-based startup opportunities, focusing on technology innovation originating in the U.S. Midcontinent. Since inception in 2005, Mercury has become one of the most active venture firms in the middle of the U.S., becoming a “go-to” fund for entrepreneurs at the earliest stages of idea generation, company formation, and market execution.
O’Reilly AlphaTech Ventures (OATV) is in the business of funding disruptors, innovators, and hackers of the status quo. Along with their partner, O’Reilly Media, they invest in the “alpha geeks” who explore technology for the fun of it. These relationships drive their investment themes at OATV, spanning data, Makers, the new networks of things, quantified self, and the industrial internet. They are both excited and privileged to help entrepreneurs take the world from where it is today to where it should be tomorrow.
Pritzker Group is a knowledgeable, accessible team with 20 years of success in the venture business. Their approach allows them to fuel a company’s growth throughout its lifecycle – from seed stage to late-stage growth – with a wide array of resources.
Two Roads Group is a team of impassioned and proven business builders and innovators, brought together by shared aspirations to help launch and grow businesses that will improve the world. Their deep expertise includes advanced industrial technologies, industrial internet of things, digital innovation, startup business building and hands-on business operations and strategy. They have also been at the heart of launching the Digital Manufacturing Design Innovation Institute (DMDII) in Chicago, IL.