I  Elmspring


     Office Locations:

222 W. Merchadise Mart Plaza
Chicago, IL 60654
Phone: 630-699-7980



  • Seed



  • Information Technology
  • Media & Digital Media
  • Software & Internet



    The Elmspring accelerator is a seed-stage technology accelerator that supports startup companies and is a collaborative effort of Elmdale Partners, LLC and Sunbeam Marketing Solutions. Elmspring serves companies through a three month business program. After successful program completion, companies are invited to participate in an investor 'pitch day' where opportunities for the next round of funding begins. Elmspring invests an unrestricted $20K for 6% equity and is invested in the success of companies from start-up to exit.

    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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    Adam Freeman Founding Partner
    Bob Gillespie Executive Director
    Kim Kleeman Partner
    Simonida Boscovic Program Coordinator
    Thomas M. Bretz Founding Partner


    Portfolio companies include:

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      College Annex
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      My Town HOA
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      Net Zero Analysis & Design
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      Property Tax Detective
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