Bradley Keywell

Bradley Keywell Overview

Investor Type Angel
Status Active
Investments 4
Portfolio 1
Exits 3

Bradley Keywell General Information


Dr. Bradley Keywell is a Co-Founder and serves as Chief Executive Officer and Board Member at Uptake. He is a Co-Founder and serves as Director at MediaBank. He co-founded and served as Partner at Lightbank. It is a predictive analytics SaaS platform delivering products that enable outcomes across industries, positively impacting productivity, reliability, safety and cybersecurity. Uptake integrates unparalleled data science, machine learning and state-of-the-art security with deep industry knowledge to deliver results for customers in oil and gas, mining, smart cities, rail, construction, aviation, energy, and more. In less than three years, Uptake has become the fastest U.S. startup to reach a $2 billion valuation, working with industrial customers such as Caterpillar and Berkshire Hathaway Energy. In 2017, Uptake was ranked in the top five of CNBC's Disruptor 50 list and was named a World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer, an honor bestowed annually on 30 of the world's most innovative companies. A lifelong entrepreneur, Brad has co-founded 14 companies - all with a focus on disruption through technology - including Groupon, Echo Global Logistics, Mediaocean. Brad is the founder and chairman of Chicago Ideas, one of the largest innovation and ideas gatherings in the world. He is an adjunct professor at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, where he teaches entrepreneurship and disruptive technology. Brad earned his J.D. and undergraduate degrees from the University of Michigan. He is a Founding Investor and serves as Board Member at Tempus.

Contact Information

Year Founded
Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • 600 West Chicago Avenue
  • Suite 350
  • Chicago, IL 60654
  • United States
+1 (312) 000-0000

Bradley Keywell Investments (4)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Benzinga 29-Sep-2016 Later Stage VC 000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Profitable 0000000 0000000 00
00000000 11-Feb-2014 0000 00000 00.000 Social Content Out of Business 0000000 0000000 00
Yoi 01-Jun-2013 Seed Round 00.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000000 0000000 00
Groupon 01-Nov-2008 Angel (individual) 000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue/Not Profitable 0000000 0000000 00
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Bradley Keywell Exits (3)

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Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Yoi 18-Dec-2017 Merger/Acquisition
00000000 13-Oct-2015 000 00 00000000
0000000 04-Nov-2011 000 00000

Bradley Keywell Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Bradley Keywell JD Angel Investor 00 0 0 Chicago, IL

Bradley Keywell Co-Investors (8)

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Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Daniel Gilbert 1 0 Series chart Industry bar
Detroit Venture Partners 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Lightbank 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Rock Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
WorldQuant Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar