As we transform early-stage investing with a people-first approach, we provide unique value to entrepreneurs and investors by driving startup growth and investment success. Our approach has led us to become the largest and most active angel group in the Midwest.

Dollars and Deals

Stage of Portfolio

Where We Invest

Chicago, IL 80%

Ann Arbor, MI 5%

Cleveland, OH 4%

Indianapolis, IN 2%

Minneapolis, MN 2%

Madison, WI 2%

* San Francisco, CA 5%

By Sector

43

DIGITAL MEDIA & TECHNOLOGY

29

BUSINESS & FINANCIAL SERVICES

24

CONSUMER PRODUCTS & SERVICES

5

HEALTHCARE

HPA Portfolio Companies

RAISED

330M

CAPITAL

GENERATED

65M

SALES

CREATED

1000+

JOBS

We analyzed the midwest startup and VC market 

Here is what we learned: 

  • ​The Midwest is the biggest Venture Capital presence outside of California
  • The Great Lakes economy is the largest in the Midwest 
  • Chicago leads the midwest venture capital ecosystem

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