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Aqua Cultured Foods Raises $2.1M

Food tech startup Aqua Cultured Foods announced a $2.1M Pre-Seed Round. HPA participated in the round, which included participation from other investors including Supply Change Capital, Aera VC, Sustainable Food Ventures, Hanfield Venture Partners, Lifely VC, Conscience VC, Kingfisher Capital, Big Idea Ventures, among others. This funding round was a milestone in the category of […]

Stacked Raises $35M Series A

We are excited to share that Stacked, a cryptocurrency investment platform, announced raising a $35M Series A round. HPA participated in the round, which was led by Alameda Research and ByBit Ventures. With the Stacked platform, investors manage assets across exchanges and invest in pre-built portfolios and strategies from leading hedge funds and traders. Retail […]

Cohesion Raises $15M Series A

Cohesion, a leader in smart building and digital twin SaaS technology, announced raising $15M in a Series A round co-led by HPA and Morgan Stanley Next Level Fund. By creating one of the world’s largest repositories of commercial real estate data, Cohesion will lead the industry’s transformation to autonomous buildings. The company will use the […]

November 17, 2021 By Cate LeSourd

Stagetime Raises $1.5M Series Seed

Stagetime announced raising a $1.5M Series Seed round, which was led by HPA. M25 and IU Angel Network also participated in the round. Stagetime is a networking platform for the performing arts industry. Stagetime empowers creatives to create a comprehensive professional story about their past performances and skill sets. Stagetime is an online network where […]

Tenacity Raises $3M Series Seed

Tenacity announced raising a $3M Series Seed Round, which was led by HPA. As a cloud infrastructure management platform, Tenacity provides asset management, budget intelligence, and compliance monitoring for public cloud environments. Tenacity provides visibility into every asset and service deployed across all cloud accounts. By prioritizing cloud misconfigurations that need remediation, Tenacity creates focus […]

Amanda Lannert Inducted into Chicago Innovation Hall of Fame

Congratulations to HPA Member Amanda Lannert for being inducted into the Chicago Innovation Hall of Fame! As the CEO of Jellyvision, Amanda has been a key figure in driving the company since its founding in 2001. Under her leadership, Jellyvision has become one of Chicago’s fastest growing tech companies. Additionally, Amanda continues to provide thoughtful […]

HPA Member Jason VandeBoom Recognized as the EY 2021 Entrepreneur of the Year

Congratulations to HPA Member Jason VandeBoom for being recognized as the EY 2021 Entrepreneur of the Year! As the Founder & CEO of ActiveCampaign, Jason embodies EY’s “human spirit of unstoppable ambition”. This award highlights ActiveCampaign, a leader in customer experience automation, and the accomplishments made in the past year toward transforming the way businesses […]