ShipBob Achieves Unicorn Status

ShipBob, a premier e-commerce fulfillment service, proudly stands as a Chicago unicorn.

Simple Mills

Simple Mills Revolutionizes How Food is Made

Simple Mills is a market-leading, better-for-you food brand focused on delivering nutrient-dense and sustainable products that taste great.


Factor Acquired by HelloFresh

Factor, a ready-made meal delivery company serving premium customers focused on health and nutrition, was acquired by HelloFresh.


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Portfolio Companies

Recent Investments

Fuel Me Raises $18 Million Series A Round

HPA is excited to announce our investment in Fuel Me’s $18M Series A Round, which was co-led by Pritzker Group Venture Capital and Tribeca Venture Partners and includes co-investors Bessemer Venture Partners, Interplay Venture Capital, and FJ Labs. Fuel Me is a first-of-its-kind platform that revolutionizes fuel procurement and management. Focusing on mission-critical energy needs across […]

Members in the News

HPA Member Hardik Bhatt Appointed as CEO at SDI Presence

Congrats to HPA Member Hardik Bhatt for being appointed as CEO at SDI Presence! Hardik joined SDI in June 2021 as the firm’s President and Chief Growth Officer.