Location: Chicago, Illinois

August 9, 2022

Impact Engine

We invest in business models that align financial and social or environmental impact returns such that there is minimal or no tradeoff between the two.

Angeles Investors

A nationwide angel network committed to find, fund and grow the most promising Hispanic and Latinx ventures.

Invest Her Ventures

InvestHer Ventures is the first venture capital fund in Chicago that promotes, supports, and invests in early-stage tech companies built by female founders

February 2, 2022

Genius Guild

Genius Guild is on a mission to make sure businesses and ideas rooted in Black excellence and success are funded. We are kicking the old way of doing venture capital to the curb—one genius at a time.

January 25, 2022

Chicago Neighborhood Initiatives

Chicago Neighborhood Initiatives seeks to revitalize neighborhoods and create jobs by developing high-impact projects, providing financial resources to entrepreneurs and sustaining long-term community partnerships.

January 13, 2022

Allies for Community Business

Our mission is to provide the capital, coaching, and connections entrepreneurs need to grow great businesses that create jobs and wealth in their communities. As a nonprofit located on Chicago’s West Side, A4CB prioritizes Black, Hispanic/Latinx, women, and low-income entrepreneurs throughout the Chicagoland area and beyond.

September 21, 2021

Cleveland Avenue – CAST US Fund

Our mission is to foster growth for a new generation of remarkable restaurant, food tech and beverage companies. We provide the best financial resources, expertise, and individual support available.

September 2, 2021

Chloe Capital

Despite recent progress, only 2% of female founders receive venture capital funding, with only .2% going to African-American founders. Chloe Capital is

Chingona Ventures

Chingona Ventures is investing in the next generation of badass founders. We’re an early-stage fund (pre-seed and seed) based in Chicago and focus on investing in overlooked founders, businesses, and industries.

Moderne Ventures

An early stage venture fund focused on technology companies that are innovating within real estate, mortgage, finance, insurance, hospitality and home services—multi-trillion dollar industries that make up well over 20% of the US GDP and are ripe for innovation.