Join Chris Girgenti and Ty Findley from Pritzker Group Venture Capital for a small group discussion and Q&A for companies targeting the enterprise (SaaS, B2BC, B2B marketplaces, infrastructure, etc.) Participants will be able to receive honest, direct answers from members of the investment team at one of the most active VC funds in the Midwest, as well as share learnings with one another. The number of participants will be capped at 10, and participants are not allowed to pitch their business during the discussion.
Bio: Ty Findley
Ty joined Pritzker Group Venture Capital in 2017 where he is responsible for early stage and growth investments. Prior to joining Pritzker Group, he worked for two years as a Senior Associate at GE Ventures, General Electric’s venture capital investment team. He was responsible for investment sourcing, execution and board responsibilities focused on advanced manufacturing. Previously, he worked as a product development engineer for Boeing developing new airplane studies. Ty graduated from Baylor University with a B.S. in mechanical engineering, where he was also a letterman member of the football team and a senior captain. He earned his M.B.A. from the Kellogg School of Management.
Chris joined Pritzker Group Venture Capital in 1996 and has served as its Managing Partner since 1998. During this time, he has led the organization and capital formation for four technology venture funds and has led or overseen investments in more than 100 companies. For more than 17 years, Chris has assisted management teams in building businesses, including helping guide strategy, execution and overall value creation, and optimizing liquidity events. As an active investor and board member, Chris works closely with companies providing general management, finance, and operational assistance. Chris currently serves on the boards of Advantage Optics, IO Data Centers, Sportvision, and Swipely. Chris also serves on Governor Quinn’s Illinois Innovation Council as well as several other regional technology advisory boards.
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at 9:30am to 10:30am
1871, Motorola Classroom 222 W. Merchandise Mart Pl. Suite 1212 Chicago, IL 60654