Prepping for Series A
Everything you need to know to prepare for a Series A.
Jim shares top takeaways from our Goal Setting and Headcount Planning webinar.
Learn how AuditSight is changing the game for the auditing world.
In this week's #TuesdayTalentTip, Jim reflects on recruiting lessons from The Great Resignation.
A curated list of strong job description templates.
Join us in welcoming Dawn Nguyen and Carlos Covarrubias to the Hyde Park Venture Partners team as Associates.
Growth through acquisition(s) has long been the refrain of mature companies and private equity, but it is a relatively recent trend in mid-stage startups and VC. Is it a good idea?
A good onboarding experience will ensure you build a strong relationship with your team post hire.
A candidate-first interview experience will help you wow those exceptional candidates you want to land. Explore simple, practical steps to ensure you create a strong one.
We’re excited to announce one of our newest investments from Fund III, called the Leap platform.
In Jim's first #TuesdayTalentTip, he's covering one of the most basic subjects – how to find the right candidates for your dream team.
HPVP intern Sergio Palomino shares his biggest takeaways from spending his summer working with us.
We surveyed our community on their feelings around in-person versus virtual events — and got an overwhelming consensus.
We're excited to welcome Jim Conti to the HPVP team as our Talent Partner.
In part two of her VC Explained blog series, Allison Weil shares how to keep an investor's attention in an initial pitch meeting.
Guy Turner shares his thoughts on the future of the workplace — and why he thinks history shows that innovation happens in person.
In the first post in her VC Explained series, HPVP Partner Allison Weil shares how VC firms source startups.
We're looking for analyst or associate level investors to join our team.
We welcomed a new member to our team this month. Learn about her background, why she loves working with startups and more.
Congrats Alisa and Allison!
You can’t read TechCrunch, the WSJ, or sit through a boring tech webinar without someone name-dropping SPACs.
There are “only two ways to make money in business: One is to bundle; the other is unbundle.
In March, Americans frantically prepared for COVID-19 and sheltering-in-place.
Now as states reopen, we’re getting a preview of what the future might look like. But, it’s not yet clear.
Like many investors, before I was an investor, I was a founder. Like many founders, I failed — spectacularly.
The venture ecosystem blossomed the last 10 years coming out of the Great Recession...Then, COVID hit.
Since March, most startups and VCs have focused on austerity and extending cash runway to ensure survival.
Events reserved for year-end or federal-holiday seasons became regular occurrences last month.
For the last month, we’ve been working with our companies to focus on survival.
We, like many other VCs, have begun reviewing our portfolios on a regular basis in response to COVID.
The CARES Act was recently signed into law, making a number of federal economic relief options available for businesses and individuals.
Almost overnight, a large portion of our nation’s workforce went remote in response to Covid-19 and efforts to flatten the curve.
Realities are changing day-by-day as the impact of COVID-19 deepens.
Last weekend, Jason Zweig wrote about our ability to mentally and emotionally withstand today’s market volatility.
With COVID19 an increasing reality both for public health and business, we know that each of you is considering how best to lead your company...
Many see busyness as a virtue and a status symbol...busyness befalls people who are disorganized, over-committed or unable to prioritize.
This year, I will look behind and ahead as I did last, through three lenses — Family, Profession and Context
Early-stage venture capital firm’s third fund will power high-growth technology startups across the mid-continent
Today Hyde Park Venture Partners celebrates raising a $100M Fund III
I’ve always been drawn to the energy and thrill of working in an early-stage company.
A lot of people will blame the lack of diversity in tech on “the pipeline problem”
Now that we’re squarely in fall, let’s take a moment to reflect how White Claw absolutely TOOK OVER this summer.
Scooters are taking over Chicago and the city is not taking it lightly!
One of the most interesting parts of being a VC is the role we play as board members.
Without network effects, the expected # unicorns in any ecosystem would be linearly dependent on # startups.
VCs are like toddlers. If you don’t give us what we want, we will keep asking for it.
It was nearly ten years ago that I landed an internship with a small fund in Chicago and “screened” my first startup story.
Since starting at Hyde Park Venture Partners three years ago, I’ve learned a lot and come a long way.
Founder and CEO of G2, the leading B2B software review platform, Godard Abel is a serial entrepreneur.
If I’m being honest, it’s still a little surprising, even to me, that I now work in venture capital.
We have since honed our message, but in those earliest of days, being a SaaS entrepreneur or investor was differentiating.
The most profound value we share at HPVP is that rewards accrue to those who create value.
The Indy Marketing Leaders group has quickly grown into a community consisting of all different levels of up-and-coming marketers...
Ryan Bonnici hails from Sydney, Australia and now calls the windy city home.
There's a pattern of early warnings of bottoms third companies in your portfolio — learn how to catch them and course correct.
We recently announced our investment in Fixer, led by Founder Collective and including Chicago’s Impact Engine.
Guy Turner shares the four dimensions he thinks matter most in framing a career opportunity decision.
Greg shares why his career advice is always the same — find a really high growth company, a rocket ship, and get involved.