Chicago Ventures

By Heather Mack May 4, 2017
Chicago-based PreparedHealth, which makes a care coordination platform focused on aging-in-place populations, has raised $4 million in seed funding in a round led by Chicago Ventures. Pritzker Group Venture Capital, Beverly Capital and Meridian Street Capital also contributed. PreparedHealth, which launched in January of 2015, offers an app called enTouch that works like a social network platform...
February 19, 2016
Opternative, an optometry-focused telemedicine service that lets users get their prescriptions online after taking an app- and website-based vision test, has raised $6 million in first round funding, bringing the company's total funding to $9.5 million. Jump Capital led the round with additional participation from Tribeca Venture Partners, Pritzker Group Venture Capital, Chicago Ventures, Craig...
By Aditi Pai December 16, 2015
Foster City-based Oration has launched its mobile offering that helps employees save money on prescriptions. Oration also announced that last year, it raised $11.2 million from DFJ Venture, Andreessen Horowitz, Google Ventures, Chicago Ventures, Data Collective, Work-Bench, Arsenal Venture Partners, and TiE Angels. Oration CEO Pramod John previously served as McKesson’s VP of Strategy and...
By Aditi Pai July 28, 2015
Chicago-based Opternative has launched an online refractive eye exam service that helps consumers get prescriptions for glasses or contacts. According to the company, the offering is registered with the FDA as a Class I device. Consumers access Opternative's service on the web via desktop. Opternative asks users a few questions, like when their most recent eye exam was, and then takes the user...