The Pilot Group Overview

  • Investor Type
  • PE/​Buyout

  • Status
  • Inactive

  • Investments
  • 39

  • Portfolio
  • 2

  • Exits
  • 30

Exits

The Pilot Group General Information

Company Description

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.

Business Details

Year Founded
2001
Investor Status
Out of Business
Primary Investor Type
PE/Buyout
Other Investor Types
Venture Capital
Corporate Office
  • Chicago, IL
  • United States

The Pilot Group Investments (39)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
PureWow 05-May-2015 0000 00000 00.000 Publishing Generating Revenue 000000 0000000
Betaworks 07-Apr-2014 00000 00000 000.00 Private Equity Generating Revenue
Segmanta 01-Jan-2014 0000 00000 00000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue
Scout Media (Acquired) 21-Nov-2013 0000000000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 000000 0000000
JackThreads 16-Aug-2012 Early Stage VC 000.00 Internet Retail Generating Revenue
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The Pilot Group Exits (30)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Silicon Alley Media 01-Mar-2021 000000000 00000000
JNJ Mobile 01-Feb-2021 000000000 00000000
Segmanta 01-Feb-2021 000000000 00000000
Proclivity 01-Jan-2021 000000000 00000000
NextRoll 25-Jun-2020 Secondary Transaction - Private
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The Pilot Group FAQs

  • What is The Pilot Group?

    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.

  • When was The Pilot Group founded?

    The Pilot Group was founded in 2001.

  • Who is the founder of The Pilot Group?

    Ted Kubala and Robert Pittman are the founders of The Pilot Group.

  • Where is The Pilot Group headquartered?

    The Pilot Group is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

  • How many investments has The Pilot Group made?

    The Pilot Group has made 39 investments.

  • What has The Pilot Group invested in?

    The Pilot Group has made numerous investments in companies like PureWow, Betaworks, and Segmanta within the Publishing, Private Equity, and Business/Productivity Software industries.

  • What has The Pilot Group invested in recently?

    The Pilot Group's latest investment was on 05-May-2015 in PureWow, a company within the Publishing industry.

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