How to Raise Venture Capital

This Thursday, September 7th from 6PM to 8PM, the Hyde Park Angels (one of Chicago's most prominent angel investment groups) are hosting a seminar at 1871 entitled, How to Raise Venture Capital. This event, part of an educational series on early-stage investment, promises to cover: 

  • Where to find investors
  • How to prepare for a fundraise
  • How convertible debt stacks up against equity
  • The timeline for the investment cycle
  • The mechanics of closing a venture capital deal
  • What happens after the deal is closed 

Registration is free and can be done through this Eventbrite link.


  • Joe Beatty, Former CEO, Telular
  • Sean Chou, Co-Founder and CEO, Catalytic
  • David Cohn, Founder and CEO, Regroup Therapy
  • Mike McMahon, Partner, Jump Capital
  • Bailey Moore, Vice President, Wintrust Ventures


1871 Auditorium / 222 West Merchandise Mart Plaza / Suite 1212 / Chicago, IL 60654