2017 PitchBook Venture Ecosystem FactBook: Chicago
May 25, 2017
PitchBook's 2017 Venture Ecosystem FactBook: Chicago utilizes the PitchBook Platform to delve deeply into venture activity, exits and fundraising within the Chicago MSA, contextualizing VC trends within a snapshot of the current economic scene. Analyzing local trends in VC investment by tapping an ecosystem-centric framework, the publication draws from local perspectives and extant PitchBook research to present a snapshot of the health of the current Chicago venture ecosystem.
Report Highlights Include:
PitchBook datasets on Chicago's VC investment, venture-backed exits and domestic fundraising
Select economic statistics drawn from a variety of sources including CBRE, the Illinois Innovation Index, datasets supplied by partners, the Bureau of Labor Statistics and more
Analysis of outside investor activity within the region
Note: This report was updated with an addendum to reflect a recent change in relevant legislation within the Illinois Senate, provided by the Illinois Venture Capital Association.