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Hyde Park Venture Partners.

Catalyzing Startup Growth

Hyde Park Venture Partners is an early stage venture capital firm focused on high-growth technology startups in the Midwest. With offices in Chicago and Indianapolis – and a network of advisors throughout the region – we invest in proven startups who have incredible founding teams and fast growth. Our sweetspot is investing in B2B software and consumer marketplace startups raising their first or second round of capital. We also have one of the most robust seed programs in the US.

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Core Values for Success

We respect and celebrate entrepreneurs and their ideas. We are responsive and tenacious, and we do what we say. We communicate openly and honestly about fact and emotion. We make data driven decisions. We believe that rewards should accrue to those who create value.

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Deep Bench of Proven Experts

Our team includes experienced C-suite operators, strategists, and seasoned investors with a vast network of commercial and capital connections. Our partners, Ira Weiss, Guy Turner, Tim Kopp, and Greg Barnes, take active roles in mentoring and guiding portfolio companies across business strategy, sales and marketing, and fundraising activities.

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