Founded in 1999, Origin Ventures is a leading venture capital firm composed entirely of former operators and engineers with extensive venture investing experience. The firm's realized performance places it in the top 5% of VC firms nationally. The firm is headquartered in Chicago with an office in Salt Lake City. The firm invests across the United States and Canada
in companies that enable a generation of digital natives to live, work, and play on their own terms. This generation of millennials and younger has immense and growing purchasing power and has become the largest generation in the workforce. They interact with their environment differently than all previous generations and the firm is targeting companies
that cater to the changes this generation has catalyzed across numerous markets. The firm targets business models including software, online marketplace, and consumer-facing businesses capable of exponential growth through innovation and hard work. The typical investment is in seed and Series A rounds for companies that have achieved product-market fit, and the investment can range from $0.5M to $5M. In addition to the deep experience of the investment team, the firm also operates the Origin Ventures Network, an
engaged community of portfolio companies that provides opportunities for collaboration and support including in-person and online summit and communities, curated introductions to mentors and talent, and resources founders need to scale. By providing dedicated tools and resources, the firm helps its companies navigate common issues and challenges faced by
early-stage companies along the path towards success. The network also fosters a culture of collaboration and support amongst hundreds of portfolio employees.