FI  Skydeck LLC

     Office Locations:

1 S. Wacker Dr, Ste 1810
Chicago, IL 60606
Phone: 312-582-1423



  • Expansion
  • Growth
  • Middle Market



  • Consumer Products & Services
  • Food & Agriculture
  • Information Technology
  • Manufacturing & Industrial
  • Real Estate & Construction
  • Software & Internet
  • Transportation & Distribution



    Skydeck LLC is a family investment office based in Chicago backed by Michael Polsky. Skydeck approaches investments as a long-term owner focused on backing excellent management teams and building great companies. With proprietary capital, the firm has the flexibility to invest across the capital structure and in diverse industries. Mr. Polsky is the majority shareholder of Invenergy LLC. The company is a developer, owner and operator of approximately 8,000 MW of utility-scale renewable and natural gas-fueled power generation facilities. The firm targets tech-enabled services, industrial and B2B services, manufacturing, engineered industrial products, and healthcare companies. Skydeck focuses on companies with $3m to $10m of EBITDA in private equity and real estate investments. For Real Estate the firm targest both opportunistic and income producing real property with experienced operators.

    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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    Evan Wood Principal
    Jon Taiber Founder and Partner
    Lior Shachaf Financial Analyst
    Michael Polsky Founder and Managing Partner
    Tim Parker Partner


    Recent Funding Events (trailing 12 months):







      Brightflow AI



      Seed and Series A


    Portfolio companies include:


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