About Us

Who Are We

EVC Ventures is a $50 million Chicago based Venture Capital fund focused globally on growth stage startups. It ensures that one’s entrepreneurial idea is converted into a compelling fundable proposition and a viable business in the shortest possible time period. Since its inception, EVC Ventures has invested in a diversified portfolio of startups and has interest in EdTech, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Robotics, Fintech, Blockchain, Cryptocurrency, IoT, SaaS, PaaS, Mobile Apps, Enterprise Software and Security.

EVC Ventures also operates accelerators in the United States and India where it provides capital and mentorship support to help entrepreneurs turn ideas into unicorns.

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Our Portfolios are

Diversified

Global & Diversified

Low Cost

Low Cost

Risk Balanced

Risk Balanced

What we invest in

We like businesses that have identified a way to break out of traditional markets. Our favorite companies are managed by their founders or by management teams that are significant equity shareholders.

founders
founders

Companies managed by founders

growing technology
growing technology

Fast growing technology businesses

investment
investment

Typical investment
size: $100k - $5 million

invest

How much do we invest?

  • EVC Ventures typically invests from $100,000 to $5000,000 in exchange for equity. This fund is focused on growth stage companies that fit EVC Ventures’ investment criterion
  • EVC Accelerators invest $5,000-$100,000 in exchange for equity in ventures that fit EVC Ventures investment criterion
  • We invest in technology startups that are generating revenue and have a viable run rate

Meet the EVC ventures team

Anjli Jain

Managing Partner
Kathleen Winings

Kathleen Winings

Partner
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Kurt D. Olender

Partner
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Vipul Prakash

Partner