Upsize Chicago to give local and regional entrepreneurs resource connections to jumpstart business opportunities. Upsize Chicago is an angel investment group comprised of successful, serial entrepreneurs based in Chicagoland who are looking to fund local companies. The organization will work with applicants through one-on-one coaching to develop business growth plans and raise funding. Participants are competitively selected to participate in Upsize Chicago as part of an application, presentation, and evaluation process. For entrepreneurs that make the cut, at the end of the coaching program, they will be approved to pitch to Upsize Chicago’s angel investors who want to invest in great business opportunities.
Inspired by the hit TV show, “Shark Tank,” Upsize Chicago is seeking early stage companies with revenues over $100,000 that have the potential to become regional and national brands. Upsize Chicago investments range from $200,000 to $1,000,000.