VC  Hopewell Ventures

     Office Locations:

20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 2200
Chicago, IL 60606
Phone: 312-357-9600
Fax: 312-357-9620



  • Early
  • Growth



  • Information Technology
  • Life Sciences & Healthcare
  • Manufacturing & Industrial



    Hopewell Ventures is a $110 million Chicago- and Peoria, IL-based venture capital and private equity firm providing growth capital to Midwestern businesses in a broad range of industries and stages of development, providing between $2 million and $7 million in initial funding, Hopewell invests in a broad range of industries. From technology to health care, manufacturing to medical devices, Hopewell is the second fund launched by Woodland Venture Management. The first, Adena Ventures, follows a regionally-targeted strategy focused on the Appalachian region of Ohio, West Virginia, Maryland and Kentucky.

    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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    Craig F. Overmyer Principal
    David Wilhelm Founder
    Jeffrey Lampe Principal
    Jude Conway Principal
    Matthew McCue Vice President


    Portfolio companies include:

      Diversified Graphics
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      Helios Coatings
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      INRange Systems
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      Mersive Technologies
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      National Pasteurized Eggs
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      Pioneer Surgical Technology
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      Symbios Holdings
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