VC  M25 Group

     Office Locations:

111 W Illinois Street
Chicago, IL 60654
Phone: 219-819-2002



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  • Consumer Products & Services
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  • Electronics & Advanced Materials
  • Financial Services
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  • Life Sciences & Healthcare
  • Manufacturing & Industrial
  • Media & Digital Media
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  • Software & Internet
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    M25 Group is an early stage micro-VC fund based in Chicago, investing solely in companies headquartered in the Midwest. The firm will consider investing in almost any industry. The firm plans to make 60 to 70 investments over the next three years, coming in alongside larger funds and other angel investors. M25 is led by two of the youngest fund managers in the business, and is building a portfolio that in many ways resembles an 'index' of early stage startups in the Midwest.

    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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    Mike Asem Director
    Thomas Eggleston Senior Associate
    Victor Gutwein Managing Director


    Recent Funding Events (trailing 12 months):















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    Portfolio companies include:

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      CFX Markets
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      ExplORer Surgical
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      Jetpack Workflow
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      Luna Lights
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      Sportsman Tracker
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      The Eastman Egg Company
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