The Pilot Group Overview

  • Investor Type
  • PE/​Buyout
  • Status
  • Inactive
  • Investments
  • 36
  • Portfolio
  • 5
  • Exits
  • 24

The Pilot Group General Information


The Pilot Group was a private equity and venture capital firm that used to invest in the aerospace, computer equipment, consumer products, distributors, electronics, food products, life sciences, medical devices, metal working and printing sectors. It is based in Chicago, Illinois.

Contact Information

Year Founded
Investor Status
Out of Business
Primary Investor Type
Other Investor Types
Venture Capital
Primary Office
  • Chicago, IL
  • United States

The Pilot Group Investments (36)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
0000000 05-May-2015 0000 00000 00.000 Information Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 000000 0000000
000000000 07-Apr-2014 00000 00000 000.00 Consulting Services (B2B) Generating Revenue
00000 00000 (00000 21-Nov-2013 0000000000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 000000 0000000
000000000 00000 00 16-Aug-2012 00000 00000 0000 Publishing Generating Revenue
Sailthru 20-Sep-2011 Early Stage VC 00.000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue
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The Pilot Group Exits (24)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
00000000 15-Jan-2019 000000000000000000 00000
0000000000 29-Jan-2018 0000000000 0000
0000000 04-Jan-2017 0000000000
00000 00000 02-Dec-2016 0000000000: 000000
Thrillist Media Group 14-Oct-2016 Merger of Equals
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