Craig Vodnik Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel
  • Status
  • Active
  • Investments
  • 5
  • Portfolio
  • 5

Craig Vodnik General Information


Mr. Craig Vodnik is a Co-Founder & Co-Owner of Cleverbridge. Previously, he served as Chief Executive Officer at the company. His Internet expertise dates back to 1995 when, as Webmaster of the Chicago Tribune, he was key to launching the paper online. In addition to serving as Project Manager, North America for Europe's leading e-commerce provider, he also worked in advertising and financial services. He has a degree in Nuclear Engineering from the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana. He also serves as Board Member at Hyde Park Angels. Before Cleverbridge, he worked at companies in the financial services, e-commerce, banking and publishing industries, starting with his first job as the webmaster at the Chicago Tribune, where he led the technical efforts to launch the newspaper online in 1996. He is passionate about mentoring the next generation of entrepreneurs, spending his time at Catapult Chicago, with the Junto Institute or in conjunction with Techstars Chicago. He has been recognized for his success as a finalist for the EY Entrepreneur of the Year Midwest, one of the 2015 Techweek 100 and included in the Blue Sky's Vault, a collection of Chicago's tech and innovation leaders. He is also co-chair of the Digital Media & Technology subgroup at Hyde Park Angels. He works with associates to source, evaluate and recommend companies for presenting to the broader membership of Hyde Park Angels. His interests like in e-commerce, software, Software-as-a-Service and marketplaces.

Contact Information

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • Chicago, IL
  • United States

Craig Vodnik Investments (5)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Ocient 11-Jun-2020 Early Stage VC 0000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 00000 000000
00000000 19-Dec-2015 00000 (00000 00000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 00000 000000
0000000000 27-Jul-2015 0000 00000 00000 Network Management Software Generating Revenue 00000 000000
Public Good 27-Jan-2015 Seed Round 00.00 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 00000 000000
CloudSpotter Technologies 23-Apr-2014 Angel (individual) Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 00000 000000
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Craig Vodnik Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Craig Vodnik Angel Investor 0 0 Chicago, IL
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Craig Vodnik Co-Investors (19)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
In-Q-Tel 1 0 Series chart Industry bar
OCA Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Philip L 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
TechNexus Venture Collaborative 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Tyler Peterson 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
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