Venture Capital Secrets & How to Evaluate Startup Ideas


Location: Jordan Auditorium - Mendoza College of Business

Presented by Jackson Jhin, Analyst, Chicago Ventures

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Jackson Jhin is an analyst at Chicago Ventures. There, he evaluates and executes investments while maintaining client relationships and aiding portfolio companies. He is the co-founder and former CEO of Float Tickets, a peer-to-peer ticket exchange and insurance network. Jhin is highly interested in technology and trends involving augmented reality, artificial intelligence and music production technology. He gave a TEDx Talk in which he explored the relationship between predictability and variability, and how that relationship affects our interpretation of music. He graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a BA in Economics and Italian (of which he is a fluent speaker). He lives in Chicago, Illinois.

About Chicago Ventures

Chicago Ventures is a venture capital and private equity firm located in Chicago, Illinois. Since its founding in 2012, the firm has invested in seed-stage technology startups across various spheres. Chicago Ventures prefers to invest in technology companies attempting to grow in regions where there has been a historical lack of technology seed capital, including Chicago. The firm’s portfolio consists of over 50 technology companies. Visit Chicago Venture’s website to learn more.