The Hyde Park Angels Partner Network is a comprehensive network of businesses, venture capitalists and community partners that collaborate with Hyde Park Angels to provide entrepreneurs the relationships and resources they need to be successful. So what does that mean for you? In a nutshell, you have access to business expertise, services, resources, and relationships all through Hyde Park Angels. What’s more, every partner in our network has been fully vetted, used, and recommended by our members, portfolio companies, or other trusted partners.
Our network consists of several different programs including Industry Partners, Corporate Sponsors, Community Partners, Cornerstone Partners, and Venture Capital Supporters. Read on to see what each program can do to support you.
Industry Partners Program
The business leaders that participate in this program are focused on building strategic partnerships with entrepreneurs to develop new innovative approaches to their own business and/or pursue corporate venturing opportunities.
In other words, they’re institutional investors with a vested interest in engaging with the up-and-coming technology generation. These partners are looking for avenues to share their industry expertise, drive innovation, and help you build your business through financial and human capital
Corporate Sponsors Program
This collection of 17 partners focuses on providing entrepreneurs with the tools and resources they need to grow their companies and achieve success in the market. How do they do it? They offer everything from recruiting, insurance, and legal services to cloud architecture and data center solutions. The partners in this program are: Accounting: Baker Tilly; Banking: The PrivateBank, Silicon Valley Bank, Wintrust Ventures; Insurance: Assurance, Lang Financial; IT Services: Steadfast Networks, Legal: Horwood, Marcus and Berk, Polsinelli, Quarles and Brady; Real Estate: CBRE, Cushman and Wakefield, Newmark Grubb Knight Frank; Recruiting Services: Marengo Hampshire, Reiff Search Solutions; Technology: Illinois Technology Association, and Microsoft.
Community Partners Program
Community Partners do just about everything imaginable to support entrepreneurs, including offering additional funding opportunities, incubator and accelerator programs, co-working spaces, educational content and events, and individual mentoring.
Hyde Park Angels has over 30 community partners, but among them are 1871, ChicagoNEXT, ImpactEngine, Matter, TechNexus, and Techstars. Hyde Park Angels also has partners across the Midwest, including Cintrifuse in Cincinnati and TechPoint in Indianapolis.
Cornerstone Partners provide educational resources and tools to entrepreneurs like mentoring, connections, accelerator programs, and customized, entrepreneurially focused events. Our partners are Hyde Park Ventures Partners and University of Chicago Booth Polsky Center. Hyde Park Venture Partners is also the first participant in our Venture Capital Supporters group, which brings together venture capitalists around investment activity.
To learn more about Hyde Park Angels and its partners, please visit: hydeparkangels.com.
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