Stuart Larkins

Co-Founder at Chicago Ventures LLC

Stuart Larkins

Stuart Larkins

Co-Founder at Chicago Ventures LLC

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LFM Network
Twin Capital LLC
Chicago Ventures LLC

RelSci Relationships

2478

Number of Boards

23

Birthday

1970

Age

50

Number of Awards

1

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Co-Founder at Chicago Ventures LLC

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Investor at SPOTHERO, INC.

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Advisor at Cairn, Inc.

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Chief Executive Officer at Relativity ODA LLC

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Co-Founder at Kapow Events, Inc.

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Founder at Xor Data Exchange, Inc.

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Governor at Illinois Office of the Governor, J.B. Pritzker

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Co-Founder at Shiftgig, Inc.

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Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder at G2.com, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Tallwave LLC

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Stuart Larkins
Co-Founder at Chicago Ventures LLC
Education
B.S. in Economics

Southern Methodist University is a private university near the center of Dallas. SMU offers undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs through seven schools in the humanities and sciences, business, the performing, visual, and communication arts, engineering, education and human development, law, and theology.

Memberships
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The Economic Club of Chicago was organized in 1927 "to aid in the creation and expression of an enlightened public opinion on the important economic and social questions of the day.” Equally important, through its membership policies, the Club works to identify upcoming young leaders to insure a continuum of knowledge and traditions within Chicago’s civic and business community as the torch of leadership passes from one generation to the next.

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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

FireStarter is an early stage investment fund focused on helping technology companies grow. We are a group of Chicago technology entrepreneurs who have come together to support the next generation of innovators. We all have direct experience founding, operating and investing in technology based businesses that leverage the developments of the past forty years. We owe a debt to the innovators who came before us and it is a debt we intend to repay by helping to fund promising new ideas and the entrepreneurs who have the passion and the drive to see their ideas become reality.

Career History
Co-Founder
2011 - Current

Chicago Ventures LLC is an independent venture capital firm which was founded in 2012 specializing in seed and early stage capital requirements. It seeks investment opportunities in the fields of technology-enabled products & services, new media, education products & services, consumer web & mobile with investment size ranging from $250, 000 to $1 million per company.

Chief Operating Officer
Current

LFM Network is a pay-for-performance, full-service digital media agency with expertise in multiple online marketing channels, including: * Affiliate Marketing * Search Engine Marketing * Display Media * Social Media Founded in 2008, LFM Network's mission is to connect leading advertisers with the most reputable publishers, operating on one basic premise: services should be simple, reliable, and effective.

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Signal Digital, Inc. develops software solutions. It collects, connects and activates customer data to execute real-time cross-channel marketing campaigns. The company was founded by Eric Lunt, Michael D. Sands and Marc Kiven in September 2009 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$5,000 - $10K
2017

Shedd Aquarium (formally the John G. Shedd Aquarium) is an indoor public aquarium in Chicago, Illinois, in the United States. Opened on May 30, 1930, the 5,000,000 US gal (19,000,000 l; 4,200,000 imp gal) aquarium was for some time the largest indoor facility in the world. Today it holds some 32,000 animals. Shedd Aquarium was the first inland aquarium with a permanent saltwater fish collection. It is located on Lake Michigan, on the Museum Campus Chicago, along with the Adler Planetarium and the Field Museum of Natural History. In 2015, the aquarium had 2.02 million visitors. It was the most visited aquarium in the U.S. in 2005, and in 2007, it surpassed the Field Museum as the most popular cultural attraction in Chicago. The aquarium contains 1,500 species, including fish, marine mammals, birds, snakes, amphibians, and insects. The aquarium received awards for "best exhibit" from the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) for Seahorse Symphony in 1999, Amazon Rising in 2001, and Wild Reef in 2004. It was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1987.

$10K - $25K
2016

Shedd Aquarium (formally the John G. Shedd Aquarium) is an indoor public aquarium in Chicago, Illinois, in the United States. Opened on May 30, 1930, the 5,000,000 US gal (19,000,000 l; 4,200,000 imp gal) aquarium was for some time the largest indoor facility in the world. Today it holds some 32,000 animals. Shedd Aquarium was the first inland aquarium with a permanent saltwater fish collection. It is located on Lake Michigan, on the Museum Campus Chicago, along with the Adler Planetarium and the Field Museum of Natural History. In 2015, the aquarium had 2.02 million visitors. It was the most visited aquarium in the U.S. in 2005, and in 2007, it surpassed the Field Museum as the most popular cultural attraction in Chicago. The aquarium contains 1,500 species, including fish, marine mammals, birds, snakes, amphibians, and insects. The aquarium received awards for "best exhibit" from the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) for Seahorse Symphony in 1999, Amazon Rising in 2001, and Wild Reef in 2004. It was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1987.

$5,000 - $10K
2015

Shedd Aquarium (formally the John G. Shedd Aquarium) is an indoor public aquarium in Chicago, Illinois, in the United States. Opened on May 30, 1930, the 5,000,000 US gal (19,000,000 l; 4,200,000 imp gal) aquarium was for some time the largest indoor facility in the world. Today it holds some 32,000 animals. Shedd Aquarium was the first inland aquarium with a permanent saltwater fish collection. It is located on Lake Michigan, on the Museum Campus Chicago, along with the Adler Planetarium and the Field Museum of Natural History. In 2015, the aquarium had 2.02 million visitors. It was the most visited aquarium in the U.S. in 2005, and in 2007, it surpassed the Field Museum as the most popular cultural attraction in Chicago. The aquarium contains 1,500 species, including fish, marine mammals, birds, snakes, amphibians, and insects. The aquarium received awards for "best exhibit" from the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) for Seahorse Symphony in 1999, Amazon Rising in 2001, and Wild Reef in 2004. It was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1987.

Political Donations
$250
2004

Former President of United States

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Chicago Ventures Fund II LP raised money in a private placement transaction

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Chicago Ventures Fund LP raised money in a private placement transaction

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Social Rewards, Inc. provides digital media services. It focuses on social media based loyalty marketing program that rewards a brand's consumer with loyalty point for engaging media activity. The company was founded in March 2010 by Joseph Morin and Mike T. Uesugi and is headquartered in Torrance, CA.

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Perfect Audience provides advertising services through social media. The company was founded by Brad Flora and Jordan Buller in 2012 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

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Cloudbot, Inc. provides mobile and web applications. The company offers online applications to communicate with friends, store files, data and share experience. Cloudbot was founded by Agam Patel, Colin Young, Mark Bertrand and Becky Rother in 2010 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

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