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Investor type Angel Group
Founders Jeffrey Carter Peter Wilkins Ryan Humphreys


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Total investments 134
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 76
Rounds per year 8.38
Lead investments 21
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 16
Key employees 7
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • SaaS
  • Internet
  • E-Commerce
  • Information Technology

HPA appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2007. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Chicago.

Opposing the other organizations, this HPA works on 15 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars. The average startup value when the investment from HPA is 1-5 millions dollars. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 1 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The important activity for fund was in 2016. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2019. The fund is constantly included in 7-12 investment rounds annually.

This organization was formed by Peter Wilkins. The overall number of key employees were 7.

Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Software, E-Commerce. The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 4 or 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Clearcover, Future Simple, ShipBob.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the HPA, startups are often financed by Pritzker Group Venture Capital, Techstars Chicago (Formerly Excelerate Labs), Chicago Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Pritzker Group Venture Capital, Chicago Ventures, OCA Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Plymouth Growth Partners, Harvard Business School Angels Chicago, Beringea.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Tractor Zoom

Big Data
$5M03 Oct 2022 Iowa, United States


Cyber Security
Developer Platform
Information Technology
$8M29 Jun 2022 Chicago, Illinois, United States


Asset Management
Enterprise Software
Sharing Economy
$20M07 Jun 2022 Chicago, Illinois, United States

Sifter SP

$5M25 May 2022 Illinois, United States


$9M06 Apr 2022 Evanston, Illinois, United States

metaMe Health

Health Care
Medical Device
$2M15 Mar 2022 Chicago, Illinois, United States


Online Portals
$9M10 Feb 2022 Chicago, Illinois, United States


Building Maintenance
Commercial Real Estate
Facility Management
Internet of Things
Real Estate
Smart Building
$15M17 Nov 2021 Chicago, Illinois, United States


Internet of Things
Performing Arts
$1M16 Nov 2021 Bloomington, Indiana, United States


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