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Jackie DiMonte of Chicago Ventures // ascending the venture career ladder and opening an office in Austin [CC071]

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Interview begins: 7:15

Debrief: 55:14

Jackie DiMonte is a partner at Chicago Ventures.

Prior to joining Chicago Ventures, Jackie was a principal at Hyde Park Venture Partners, working with portfolio companies such as RoadSync, Podchaser, Fixer, FactoryFix, and PartySlate. Before that, she worked at Silver Spring Networks (now Itron), an IoT company for critical infrastructure, driving development and pilot projects for emerging smart city technology.

She is also a member of the Board of Directors for Starting Block Madison and Chicago:Blend and a Venture Partner at Republic.

We discuss:

  • Feedback Loop 13:54
  • Evolution in a Venture Firm 17:14
  • What Level is a Deal Flow Done? 21:46
  • Get a Deal Through 24:17
  • Programmatic Venture 26:35
  • Working Virtually from Austin 31:13
  • Partner at Chicago Ventures 35:27
  • Inbound Pitches 42:43
  • Fragmenting Markets 48:53
  • Personal Goals for the role 50:26

Chicago Ventures was founded in 2012.

Learn more about Chicago Ventures

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Interview begins: 7:15

Debrief: 55:14

Jackie DiMonte is a partner at Chicago Ventures.

Prior to joining Chicago Ventures, Jackie was a principal at Hyde Park Venture Partners, working with portfolio companies such as RoadSync, Podchaser, Fixer, FactoryFix, and PartySlate. Before that, she worked at Silver Spring Networks (now Itron), an IoT company for critical infrastructure, driving development and pilot projects for emerging smart city technology.

She is also a member of the Board of Directors for Starting Block Madison and Chicago:Blend and a Venture Partner at Republic.

We discuss:

  • Feedback Loop 13:54
  • Evolution in a Venture Firm 17:14
  • What Level is a Deal Flow Done? 21:46
  • Get a Deal Through 24:17
  • Programmatic Venture 26:35
  • Working Virtually from Austin 31:13
  • Partner at Chicago Ventures 35:27
  • Inbound Pitches 42:43
  • Fragmenting Markets 48:53
  • Personal Goals for the role 50:26

Chicago Ventures was founded in 2012.

Learn more about Chicago Ventures

Follow Jackie on Twitter

This episode is sponsored by SavvyCal.

SavvyCal is the most intuitive and powerful scheduling tool on the market. In fact, we just started SavvyCal to book interviews with our guests!

You can create personalized links in seconds and even allow recipients to overlay their calendar on top of yours.

You really gotta see how this works, and you’ll wonder why it wasn’t always this easy.

Sign up to create a free account at savvycal.com/upside and when you're ready to test out a paid plan, use the code UPSIDE to get your first month free.

Follow upside on Twitter

Advertise with an upside classified

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This episode of upside is also sponsored by Ethos Wealth Management. Managing wealth with an eye toward the future demands vigilance and skill in today’s global economy. Over the years, Ethos Wealth Management has worked with clients and their other professional advisors – including attorneys and accountants – to create comprehensive wealth management plans designed to make the best use of their wealth today and help ensure its endurance for future generations.

They can do the same for you.

Visit upside.fm/ethos to learn more

  continue reading

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