VC  Apex Venture Partners

     Office Locations:

225 West Washington Street, Suite 1500
Chicago, IL 60606
Phone: 312-857-2800
Fax: 312-857-1800



  • Early
  • Growth
  • Seed



  • Communications & Networking
  • Energy & Clean Tech
  • Information Technology
  • Software & Internet



    Apex Venture Partners, established in 1987, has six funds and more than $600 million under management. The firm has invested in over 150 technology companies. Apex focuses on seed to growth stage investments in software applications, technology-enabled services, IT infrastructure, and clean technology sectors. Apex considers opportunities throughout the United States, investing in companies having the greatest potential for value creation, regardless of geography. Apex looks to invest between $200K and $6 million in initial investment. The most current fund, Apex VI, currently has $140 million under management.

    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B

    Investment Team:

    Name   Title
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    Armando Pauker General Partner
    George M. Middlemas General Partner
    James Johnson Founder & Partner Emeritus
    Lee Chuen Ting Director of Asia Pacific
    Lon Chow General Partner


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