Ira S. Weiss

Founder at Hyde Park Venture Partners Management LLC

Ira S. Weiss

Ira S. Weiss

Founder at Hyde Park Venture Partners Management LLC

Overview
Career Highlights

Hyde Park Venture Partners Management LLC

RelSci Relationships

1928

Number of Boards

11

Number of Awards

2

Interests

Politics, Mountain Biking, Basketball, College Basketball

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Founder at FourKites, Inc.

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Co-Founder at ShipBob, Inc.

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Co-Founder at ShipBob, Inc.

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Executive Director, Heizer Center for Private Equity & Venture Capital at Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management

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Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder at ReTel Technologies, Inc.

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Partner, Managing Director-Indy at Hyde Park Venture Partners Management LLC

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Operating Partner at The Pritzker Group (Venture Capital)

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Founder & Managing Director at Hyde Park Venture Partners Management LLC

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Co-Founder at Lessonly, Inc.

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Founding Partner at Modjule LLC

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Ira S. Weiss
Founder at Hyde Park Venture Partners Management LLC
Education
PhD
Class of 2001

The University of Chicago Booth School of Business is a graduate business school located in Chicago, Illinois, at the University of Chicago. Formerly known as the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business, Chicago Booth is the second-oldest business school in the U.S., the first such school to offer an Executive MBA program, and the first to initiate a Ph.D. program in business. The school was renamed in 2008 following a $300 million endowment gift to the school by alumnus David G. Booth. The school has the third-largest endowment of any business school. The school's flagship campus is located in the Hyde Park neighborhood of Chicago on the main campus of the university. The school also maintains additional campuses in London and Asia (originally Singapore, but in July 2013 a move to Hong Kong was announced), as well as in downtown Chicago on the Magnificent Mile. In addition to conducting graduate business programs, the school conducts research in the fields of finance, economics, quantitative marketing research, and accounting. Chicago Booth is currently ranked first in the United States by Bloomberg Businessweek and first globally by the Economist.

Bachelor's in Accounting
Class of 1992

The University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign is a public research-intensive university in the U.S. state of Illinois. It is the flagship campus of the University of Illinois system. The University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign is the second oldest public university in the state (after Illinois State University), and is a founding member of the Big Ten Conference. It is considered a Public Ivy and is a member of the Association of American Universities.

Memberships
Mentor
Current

Excelerate Labs provides investment services. It offers startup capital, mentorship, and consultancy services. The company was founded by Troy Henikoff, Sam Yagan and Nick Rosa and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

Member
Current

Hyde Park Angels (HPA)is a venture capital firm specializing in seed and early stage investments. The firm seeks to invest in technology, healthcare, business and financial services, and consumer and industrial products. It prefers to invest in businesses primarily in the Midwest

Career History
Founder
2011 - Current

Hyde Park Venture Partners Management invests in early-stage technology companies in the Midwest, with particular focus on those located in Chicago and Indianapolis. The firm seeks to invest in technology-enabled business and consumer services and healthcare information technology companies that are their first or second round of institutional capital. Investments typically range from $100,000 to $2.5 million.

Clinical Professor of Accounting & Entrepreneurship
Current

The University of Chicago Booth School of Business is a graduate business school located in Chicago, Illinois, at the University of Chicago. Formerly known as the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business, Chicago Booth is the second-oldest business school in the U.S., the first such school to offer an Executive MBA program, and the first to initiate a Ph.D. program in business. The school was renamed in 2008 following a $300 million endowment gift to the school by alumnus David G. Booth. The school has the third-largest endowment of any business school. The school's flagship campus is located in the Hyde Park neighborhood of Chicago on the main campus of the university. The school also maintains additional campuses in London and Asia (originally Singapore, but in July 2013 a move to Hong Kong was announced), as well as in downtown Chicago on the Magnificent Mile. In addition to conducting graduate business programs, the school conducts research in the fields of finance, economics, quantitative marketing research, and accounting. Chicago Booth is currently ranked first in the United States by Bloomberg Businessweek and first globally by the Economist.

Managing Director & Faculty Director
2007 - 2014

Hyde Park Angels (HPA)is a venture capital firm specializing in seed and early stage investments. The firm seeks to invest in technology, healthcare, business and financial services, and consumer and industrial products. It prefers to invest in businesses primarily in the Midwest

Boards & Committees
Director
Current

ShipBob offers simple, fast, and affordable fulfillment for ecommerce businesses and crowdfunding campaigns. With a network of fulfillment centers across the US, ShipBob lets retailers split inventory across locations for faster and more affordable delivery. ShipBob’s software seamlessly integrates with the leading ecommerce platforms to automatically fulfill orders as they are placed online.

Director
Prior - 2013

Concerro, Inc. is a healthcare Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) company that provides healthcare workforce and emergency response and incident management systems. The company offers online scheduling, open shift management, emergency preparedness, and mass notification solutions. Concerro was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in San Diego, CA.

Political Donations
$2,500
2011

Representative from Illinois's 5th Congressional District

$250
2005

Former Vice President at Office of the Vice President Under Barack Obama

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Hyde Park Venture Partners Fund LP raised money in a private placement transaction

Awards & Honors
2013
Crain's Chicago Business Magazine - Tech 50
CPA (Certified Public Accountant)
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