I/VC  Gaebler Ventures


     Office Locations:

156 N. Jefferson Street, Suite 301
Chicago, IL 60661



  • Early
  • Seed



  • Information Technology



    Gaebler Ventures, established in 1999, is a business incubator, holding company, and venture capital fund based in Chicago. Gaebler Ventures owns and operates: Astute Diligence, a due diligence and management consulting firm providing assistance to clients who are contemplating complex business transactions or are looking to achieve efficiencies in their existing businesses; Walker Sands Communications, a full-service marketing and communications firm specializing in advertising, marketing, public relations and Internet marketing; and Grand Roads Executive Search, an executive search firm covering general management and senior level functional positions across a broad range of industries. The potential size of an investment by Gaebler Ventures is between $200,000 and $1 million, and the firm prefers to invest in Illinois.

    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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    Ken Gaebler Chairman and CEO


    Portfolio companies include:

      Astute Diligence
        web link

      Grand Roads
        web link

      Resources For Entrepreneurs
        web link

      Walker Sands
        web link


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