Jeff Carter

Jeff Carter

Co-Founder
West Loop Ventures, Hyde Park Angels
Chicago

Introduction

co-founded Hyde Park Angels. Was a trader, and traded my own money-contrary to a lot of guys out there-I wasn't a broker. My word is my bond. Try to help you out even if I am not invested, and seek to make Chicago the best place around for supporting startups. We have a good base, but can do more.

I'm up for

Being a co-founder
Feedback on my startup
General networking
Investing in startups
Mentoring

Interests

Founding startups
Lean startups
Marketing
Sales/Biz Dev
Social media/PR
Women in tech
Wordpress

Expertise

Sales
Strategic Partnerships Advanced
and Networking...

Companies

current
West Loop Ventures, Hyde Park Angels
Co-Founder

Connections

William L. Orban
Founder | Salut Social
Todd Reed
Founder | Top-Top
Rebecca Miller-Webster
VP of Engineering | Polymathic LLC
Ricky Regalado
Managing Partner / Franchise Owner | InnerWorkings
Frank Bugaris, III
Founder and C.H.O. (Chief Helping Officer) | Medline Industries
Yuri Zamostin
CEO | PricewaterhouseCoopers
Jeff Weber
CEO | SnagPad
Matt Diehl
Senior Copywriter | iLoan, a Springleaf brand
Jennifer Fortney
Principal | Cascade Communications

my activity

“  $7TICKETSSHARESAVE THIS EVENT   SAVE THIS EVENT   Event InformationEvent DescriptionJoin investor, thought leader and three time successful entrepreneur William Mougayar for a lively discussion about how blockchain... ”
“ Event DescriptionJoin investor, thought leader and three time successful entrepreneur William Mougayar for a lively discussion about how blockchain technology is spurring unparalleled innovation in new business models, governance and new markets.... ”
“ Blockchain has been talked about a lot in the startup community. However, it’s not really understood well. What’s the impact of blockchain going to be? It’s really hard to tell.If you don’t know about blockchains, you should.... ”
Jeff posted a blog: Make Me Pay on Veterans Day
“ Tomorrow is Veterans Day.  Today is the birthday of the Marine Corps. Do some hoo-hahs and push-ups for them.It's no secret that we owe our veterans a lot.  My generation really didn't have to fight in a war.  We were luck... ”
Jeff posted a blog: Make Me Pay on Veterans Day
“ Tomorrow is <a href="http://www.va.gov/opa/vetsday/vetdayhistory.asp" target="_blank">Veterans Day</a>.  Today is the birthday of the Marine Corps. Do some hoo-hahs and push-ups for them. It's no secret t... ”
Jeff posted a blog: Make Me Pay on Veterans Day
“ Tomorrow is <a href="http://www.va.gov/opa/vetsday/vetdayhistory.asp" target="_blank">Veterans Day</a>.  Today is the birthday of the Marine Corps. Do some hoo-hahs and push-ups for them. It's no secret t... ”
Jeff Carter has a new connection.
Jeff posted a blog: #TechBetNLCS
“ City mayors bet against each other all the time.  Fred Wilson and I have made an “Etsy” bet.  In the comments on Fred’s blog Al Warms suggested we go bigger.  We agree.  Here is Al’s comment.  Th... ”
Jeff posted a blog: #TechBetNLCS
“ City mayors bet against each other all the time.  Fred Wilson and I have made an “Etsy” bet.  In the comments on Fred’s blog Al Warms suggested we go bigger.  We agree.  Here is Al’s comment.  Th... ”

recent blog posts

Jeff Carter
Blockchain has been talked about a lot in the startup community. However, it’s not really understood well. What’s the impact of blockchain going to be? It’s really hard to tell.If you don’t know about blockchains, you should. Here is how my friend William Mougayar describes...
09/12/2016
VIEWS: 115
Jeff Carter
Tomorrow is Veterans Day.  Today is the birthday of the Marine Corps. Do some hoo-hahs and push-ups for them.
11/10/2015
VIEWS: 385
Jeff Carter
City mayors bet against each other all the time.  Fred Wilson and I have made an “Etsy” bet.  In the comments on Fred’s blog Al Warms suggested we go bigger.  We agree.  Here is Al’s comment.  Thanks Al for the suggestion. 
10/17/2015
VIEWS: 328
Jeff Carter
Last evening, Dabble CEO Jay Swoboda pitched at the #Incubate2015 conference in Silicon Valley.  Dabble was named the co-winner of the pitch competition.  
09/25/2015
VIEWS: 493
Jeff Carter
70 years ago, the Chicago Cubs were in the World Series against the Detroit Tigers.  For many Americans, it was the first World Series they were able to watch or listen to live.  The past four years they had been overseas fighting and winning World War 2.  The war ended on August 14...
08/18/2015
VIEWS: 251

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