our sponsors

supporting the next generation of VC leaders


Our sponsors are active in our mission of galvanizing the next generation of VC leaders through peer collaboration, authentic relationship building, and professional development.

Our curated sessions help connect VentureUP members with veteran VCs, successful entrepreneurs, corporate executives, and other unique leaders from all over the country in order to help accelerate the development of our member VCs. 


We offer sponsorship at a variety of levels from $1,000 - $10,000 to best suit the needs of our sponsors and the VentureUP community. 

Signature Bank

2021 Banking Sponsor

Our team is proud to partner with the banking professionals at Signature Bank!

annual sponsors


hear from some of our current & past sponsors


VentureUP has done an incredible job bringing together this city’s future VC leaders. It has become a go-to organization in the VC community and the value it creates extends well beyond its members and into all aspects of our startup ecosystem.“

- J.B. Pritzker, Managing Partner, Pritzker Group


VentureUP is another proof point that Chicago is becoming a true innovation ecosystem. Bringing together the future leaders of the venture community will help plant the seed for long-term success in Chicago.“​​

- John Hoesley, Managing Director, Silicon Valley Bank

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2021 Legal Sponsor

We're happy to partner with the legal professionals at Dentons!