Aqua Cultured Foods Raises $2.1M

Food tech startup Aqua Cultured Foods announced a $2.1M Pre-Seed Round. HPA participated in the round, which included participation from other investors including Supply Change Capital, Aera VC, Sustainable Food Ventures, Hanfield Venture Partners, Lifely VC, Conscience VC, Kingfisher Capital, Big Idea Ventures, among others. This funding round was a milestone in the category of…

Stacked Raises $35M Series A

We are excited to share that Stacked, a cryptocurrency investment platform, announced raising a $35M Series A round. HPA participated in the round, which was led by Alameda Research and ByBit Ventures. With the Stacked platform, investors manage assets across exchanges and invest in pre-built portfolios and strategies from leading hedge funds and traders. Retail…

Cohesion Raises $15M Series A

Cohesion, a leader in smart building and digital twin SaaS technology, announced raising $15M in a Series A round co-led by HPA and Morgan Stanley Next Level Fund. By creating one of the world’s largest repositories of commercial real estate data, Cohesion will lead the industry’s transformation to autonomous buildings. The company will use the…

Stagetime Raises $1.5M Series Seed

Stagetime announced raising a $1.5M Series Seed round, which was led by HPA. M25 and IU Angel Network also participated in the round. Stagetime is a networking platform for the performing arts industry. Stagetime empowers creatives to create a comprehensive professional story about their past performances and skill sets. Stagetime is an online network where…

Tenacity Raises $3M Series Seed

Tenacity announced raising a $3M Series Seed Round, which was led by HPA. As a cloud infrastructure management platform, Tenacity provides asset management, budget intelligence, and compliance monitoring for public cloud environments. Tenacity provides visibility into every asset and service deployed across all cloud accounts. By prioritizing cloud misconfigurations that need remediation, Tenacity creates focus…

HPA Member Kayne Grau appointed as CEO at Uptake

Congrats to HPA Member Kayne Gau for being appointed as the CEO at Uptake! Since he joined Uptake as President last year, the company has experienced significant customer growth. Grau’s expanded leadership role will focus on fortifying Uptake’s unique industrial intelligence while enhancing the ease of deployment and speed to value of Uptake’s products. Read…

NOCD Raises $33M in Series B

HPA is excited to announce that NOCD, a telehealth app focused on providing care to people with OCD, announced it raised a $33M Series B Round. The round was led by F-Prime Capital, an investor in digital health, and included participation from other investors such as Eight Roads and Kaiser Permanente Ventures. HPA first invested…

Provi Raises $100M in New Funding

HPA is excited to share that Provi, a technology platform connecting restaurants, distributors and suppliers in the alcohol industry, today announced $100M in new funding on $750M valuation. The recent $75M Series C round was led by D1 Capital, a NY-based hedge fund with $34B AUM, and the $25M Series B round was led by…

Branch Secures Over $540M

Branch, a startup that helps businesses accelerate payments to empower working Americans, announced it has secured over $540 million to fuel its momentum in delivering flexible workforce payments. Hyde Park Angels is excited to announce our participation in Branch’s $48M Series B round, which was led by Addition Capital. Participation from other investors include Drive…

HPA Member Amanda Lannert Inducted into Chicago Innovation Hall of Fame

Congratulations to HPA Member Amanda Lannert for being inducted into the Chicago Innovation Hall of Fame! As the CEO of Jellyvision, Amanda has been a key figure in driving the company since its founding in 2001. Under her leadership, Jellyvision has become one of Chicago’s fastest growing tech companies. Additionally, Amanda continues to provide thoughtful…