Jason Heltzer

Managing Partner at Origin Ventures Group LLC

Jason Heltzer

Jason Heltzer

Managing Partner at Origin Ventures Group LLC

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Origin Ventures Group LLC
Chicago Private Equity Network

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735

Number of Boards

7

Number of Awards

1

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Founding Partner at Origin Ventures Group LLC

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Managing Partner at Origin Ventures Group LLC

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Co-Founder at Shiftgig, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Ream Foundation

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Founder at MyAlerts, Inc.

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Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder at FutureSimple, Inc.

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Co-Founder, Chief Product Officer at FutureSimple, Inc.

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Co-Founder, Chief Technology Officer at FutureSimple, Inc.

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Chief Customer Officer at FutureSimple, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Tock, Inc.

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Jason Heltzer
Managing Partner at Origin Ventures Group LLC
Education
BS Computer Science
Class of 1996

The University of Michigan (UM, U-M, UMich, or U of M), frequently referred to as simply Michigan, is a public research university located in Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States. It is the state's oldest university and the flagship campus of the University of Michigan. It is one of the original eight Public Ivy universities and is one of the founding members of the Association of American Universities. It has been ranked among the top five research universities in the US, and among the top 20 universities in the world. U-M also has satellite campuses in Flint and Dearborn.

MBA Finance, Entrepreneurship

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.

Career History
Managing Partner
Current

Origin Ventures Group invests in companies located in the US. The firm focuses on investments in early-stage front-end e-Commerce companies, software, consumer and other industries . They provide financing for early stage transactions. Their investments typically range from $0.5 - $4Million.

Assistant Professor of 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.

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Board Member
Prior

Red Foundry, Inc. operates as a mobile app design and development company. It offers existing SDK management and support, training and developer support services. The firm engages in designing, developing, and deploying mobile apps in several areas of practice, including healthcare, travel, legal, staffing, sales and marketing, sports, and many other areas. The company was founded by Jim Heising, Ron Franczyk and Andrew Newman in 2009 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

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Alert Logic, Inc. provides cloud based security-as-a-service solutions. It provides security-as-a-service for on-premises, cloud, and hybrid infrastructures, delivering deep security insight and continuous protection for customers at a lower cost than traditional security solutions. The firm also offers solutions to secure the application and infrastructure stack, by integrating advanced security tools with security operations center expertise, customers can defend against security threats and address compliance mandates and by leveraging an as-a-Service delivery model, its solutions include day-to-day management of security infrastructure, security experts translating complex data into actionable insight, and flexible deployment options to address customer security needs in any computing environment. The company was founded by Misha Govshteyn and Matthew Harkrider in 2002 and is headquartered in Houston, TX.

Board Member
Tenure Unconfirmed

The mission of Temple Sholom of Chicago is to be a leading center for Reform Jews who seek to develop and enhance their Jewish identity through worship, education, cultural heritage, social interaction, concern for the state of Israel, and community involvement, with an emphasis on enduring Jewish values.

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DocuSign, Inc., Accel Partners LLC, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers LLC, Ignition Venture Partners LLC, GV Management Co. LLC, Sapphire Ventures LLC, Comcast Ventures LLC purchase Cartavi, Inc. from OCA Venture Partners LLC, The Pritzker Group (Venture Capital), Chicagoland Entrepreneurial (Venture Capital)

Awards & Honors
2013
Crain's Chicago Business Magazine - Tech 50
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