Chicago VC Funding Up Sharply in Q2 2012

Adam Calica

Updated 7/6/12: $750,000 investment  in Tempo added.

Venture capital activity in Chicago rose sharply in the second quarter of 2012. VC funding in Chicago digital companies totaled $188M  covering 25 financings--compared to $33M from 17 financings in the first quarter. 


Individual funding amounts can be viewed here.

Information on mergers, acquisitions, & IPOs can be viewed here.

Previous Chicago startup reports can be viewed here.

Post a comment

or to post comments


Matt Moog
Great stuff Adam. We appear to still be on track to have a new digital start up created every 72 hours Chicago. That is great news. I am hoping with Excelerate Labs, Impact Engines, 1871 and other efforts we will see even a faster ramp in the back half of the year!

Oh no!

You're fresh out of job post slots.

Upgrade your planmanage current jobs

Create an account

Let startups find you

Create a profile and upload your resume today.

Explore the local startup scene, find your
dream job and hang with fellow techies.

No sales pitches, just awesome original content.

Oh no!

You're fresh out of job post slots.