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Disrupt an Established Market with the Right Blend of People, Process, and Tech

 The Hyde Park Angels “New Investment Series” profiles our most recent investments by examining the portfolio company and its future trajectory from two perspectives: the portfolio company founders and the HPA leaders who made the deal happen. This edition focuses on Truss.  Truss is a commercial real estate technology platform that allows tenants looking for…

How Branch Messenger Raised $10M to Offer Employee Self-Service for Shift Workers Everywhere

The Hyde Park Angels “New Investment Series” profiles our most recent investments by examining the portfolio company and its future trajectory from two perspectives: the portfolio company’s CEO and the HPA leader who made the deal happen. This edition focuses on Branch Messenger.  Branch Messenger is an employee self-service platform that allows hourly shifts workers…

How to Build a Team that Copes with Extraordinary Change from a Telecom Leader

People First is the Hyde Park Angels podcast dedicated to deconstructing entrepreneurial success into actionable takeaways you can use today. Hyde Park Angels is the most active early-stage investor in Chicago with a commitment to taking a “people-first approach” to investing. By matching our members’ expertise with entrepreneurs’ needs, we help develop top-performing companies that…

How IOT is Growing and Why We Need to Adapt to Its Changes

People First is the Hyde Park Angels podcast dedicated to deconstructing entrepreneurial success into actionable takeaways you can use today. Hyde Park Angels is the most active early-stage investor in Chicago with a commitment to taking a “people-first approach” to investing. By matching our members’ expertise with entrepreneurs’ needs, we help develop top-performing companies that…

The HPA 2017 Midwest Startup and Venture Capital Market Analysis

The Hyde Park Angels team conducted a deep dive analysis into the Midwest Venture Capital ecosystem by aggregating and analyzing data from Pitchbook, the U.S. Census, the Bureau of Economic Analysis, and the Illinois Venture Capital Association. We defined the Midwest, also classified as the Great Lakes Region, as Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Michigan, Minnesota, and…

How Regroup Therapy Found and Seized a Huge Telehealth Market Opportunity

The Hyde Park Angels “New Investment Series” profiles our most recent investments by examining the portfolio company and its future trajectory from two perspectives: the portfolio company’s CEO and the HPA leader who made the deal happen. This edition focuses on Regroup Therapy. Regroup Therapy provides virtual staffing of psychiatrists and mental health professionals to health…

Podcast: What it Takes to Lead Startups & Multimillion-Dollar Companies

People First is the Hyde Park Angels podcast dedicated to deconstructing entrepreneurial success into actionable takeaways you can use today. Hyde Park Angels is the most active early-stage investor in Chicago with a commitment to taking a “people-first approach” to investing. By matching our members’ expertise with entrepreneurs’ needs, we help develop top-performing companies that…