Public Good Software Raises $1.6M to Revolutionize Online Philanthropy

Chicago, IL — January 27, 2015 — Public Good Software, Inc. is expanding its revolutionary online donations marketplace,, with $1.6M in seed funding from an A-list of Chicago and Silicon Valley angel investors. Chicago’s Hyde Park Angels; Firestarter Fund; Matt Mullenweg, founder of WordPress; Chuck Templeton, founder of OpenTable; Mike Sands, former COO/CMO of Orbitz and current CEO […]

January 30, 2015 By Alida Miranda-Wolff

Is Your Business a Venture?

This post is part of the Hyde Park Angels Entrepreneurial Education Series, which brings together successful, influential entrepreneurs and investors to teach entrepreneurs everything they need to know about early-stage investment through events, articles, videos, and more. Before you begin the long, complicated quest for investment, you need to make sure it’s the right decision […]

January 27, 2015 By Michael Sachaj

Hyde Park Angels Overview Video

    About Hyde Park Angels: Entrepreneurs are people who don’t see the status quo as “good enough”. They want to make changes, they want to improve things, they want to innovate, they want to change, they want to disrupt. Working with them is a benefit to us as much as we are a benefit […]

August 30, 2014 By Alida Miranda-Wolff

Hyde Park Angels Event Brings Globally-Known Experts to Chicago

Investors from across the country found standing-room-only availability at a Hyde Park Angels event designed to stimulate investment activity in the Chicago region. The Angel Excelerator conference, presented by the Hyde Park Angels and Excelerate Labs, a Chicago-based bootcamp for startups, attracted more than 120 people to the August 30 event. Open to accredited investors […]

September 1, 2010 By Alida Miranda-Wolff

Hyde Park Angels Lead Follow-On Investment in UICO

Hyde Park Angels (HPA), a Chicago-based angel network, led a second round of funding for UICO, Inc., headquartered in Glendale Heights, IL. UICO designs and manufactures innovative user-interface (UI) and Human Machine Interface (HMI) solutions, such as capacitive touchpads and touchscreens, for the durable goods markets.  UICO’s customized OpacoTouch™ and ClaroTouch™ user interface product solutions […]

June 1, 2009 By Alida Miranda-Wolff

Hyde Park Angels Appoints Private Equity Veteran Sam Guren as New Managing Director

Hyde Park Angels (HPA), a Chicago-based angel investment network, today named Sam Guren as its Managing Director to continue to advance the angel network’s efforts in support of early stage investing and start-up companies in the Midwest. Sam Guren is a venture capital and private equity veteran with over thirty years of investment experience. Former […]

October 13, 2008 By Alida Miranda-Wolff

Hyde Park Angels Invests in Gradebeam, LLC

Hyde Park Angels, a Chicago-based angel investor network, has completed a round of financing for GradeBeam, LLC, headquartered in Chicago. is an exclusive communication network designed by and for construction professionals. As a fully-managed online contractor database, electronic file sharing and bid invitation service, GradeBeam is designed to facilitate pre-construction communication, secure information sharing […]

September 24, 2008 By Alida Miranda-Wolff

Hyde Park Angels Finances User Interface Startup UICO, LLC, in Chicago

Hyde Park Angels (HPA), a Chicago-based angel network, has completed a round of financing for UICO, LLC, headquartered in Glendale Heights, IL. UICO develops and manufactures innovative user-interface (UI) solutions, such as touchscreens, for the appliance, industrial and medical markets. As an integrator of emerging and innovative user interfaces, UICO leverages appropriate technologies to deliver […]

April 23, 2008 By Alida Miranda-Wolff