Ceres Venture Fund, L.P. is an established Chicago-based venture capital fund dedicated to funding high growth companies located in the Midwest in their early stages of growth. As growth-oriented investors, the fund seeks to partner with entrepreneurs of proven ability and provide them with the resources needed to achieve extraordinary success.
In particular, we believe that early stage businesses in the Midwest are experiencing rapid growth and represent an attractive and under-served pool of investment opportunities. Ceres has particular industry depth in health care, information technology, and business services. We access investment opportunities through multiple channels including extensive professional networks in the corporate and investment communities.
Ceres Managing Directors bring over 60 years of experience in investing, managing, and developing early stage businesses. We seek to partner with entrepreneurs in creating successful companies. In particular Ceres portfolio companies benefit from our extensive contacts, strategic insights, and business experience in those areas necessary to support successful growth of an organization.