Advisors
  • Sam Yagan
    Sam Yagan
    CEO of Match, Founder of OkCupid
    Sam co-founded and grew SparkNotes (sold to Barnes & Noble), eDonkey (shut down along with Napster) and OkCupid, one of the world's most successful online dating companies (sold to Match.com). He currently serves as the CEO of IAC's portfolio of online dating companies, including Match.com, OkCupid and Tinder. Sam also co-founded Excelerate Labs (now Techstars Chicago) and serves on its Board.
  • Chuck Templeton
    Chuck Templeton
    Founder, Opentable.com
    Chuck Templeton is passionate about early stage and emerging companies, and is focused on using business principles to find solutions to the world’s most pressing problems. He has had the pleasure of being involved with over two-dozen startups as an investor, board member, or advisor, but spends the majority of his time helping impact companies as the Managing Director of Impact Engine.
Investors
  • Corazon Capital
    Corazon Capital
    Venture Capital
    Corazon Capital was founded in January 2014 by serial entrepreneur, Sam Yagan. Previously, Sam co-founded and grew SparkNotes (sold to Barnes & Noble), eDonkey (shut down along with Napster) and OkCupid, one of the world's most successful online dating companies (sold to Match.com). He currently serves as the CEO of IAC's portfolio of online dating companies, including Match.com, OkCupid and Tinder. Sam also co-founded Excelerate Labs (now Techstars Chicago) and serves on its Board.
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    MATH Venture Partners
    Venture Capital
    MATH Venture Partners is an early to growth-stage fund managed by a seasoned team of hands-on investors and operators. We look for entrepreneurial teams that have customer acquisition as part of their core DNA. It is this maniacal focus, deep appreciation for process and exceptional talent that makes them stand out. MATH forms deep and personal partnerships with entrepreneurs.
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    Lakewest Partners
    Venture Capital
    Lakewest, Inc. is a real estate and private equity investment company located in Chicago, Illinois. Lakewest is an affiliate of Belgravia Group, Ltd., a leading Chicago residential developer, and was initiated by David W. "Buzz" Ruttenberg, founder of Belgravia Group. The company is operated by Buzz Ruttenberg and Jonathan W. McCulloch.