I2A Fund II Seeking Second Managing Director Position

I2A Fund II Seeking Second Managing Director Position


The I2A Fund is exploring the raise of its second fund. We are seeking to interview for a second Managing Director Position.

I2A is a Seed/Early Stage Venture Capital Fund ($10 million)focused on catalyzing and partnering with the next wave of successful entrepreneurial companies in the Chicago region.I2A was co-founded and launched by many of Chicago's most prominent business leaders and entities. These leaders of their respective industries have not only invested in I2A, but also are committed to helpingI2A's portfolio companies with their collective expertise and networks.

The current vision is for I2A II to raise $20+ million. I2A II intends to invest in 18 - “ 22 seed and early stage companies located in Chicago and nearby centers of entrepreneurship.By filling the large gap in seed funding in this area, I2A II will continue to ensure a robust entrepreneurial and growth economy in this region.The fund will strive to achieve top returns and build the foundation for continued success.

Managing Director characteristics include:

  • Successful venture capital investment experience, at a VP or higher level, at a quality institutional firm.
  • Although not required, a successful track record in seed and early stage venture is ideal.
  • Successful entrepreneurs, who have been angel investors,interested in moving to an investment role.
  • The successful candidate will be passionate about entrepreneurship and the desire to build a Chicago-based investment franchise.

All applications will be strictly confidential. Applicants should send resume and contact:

Ellen Carnahan
Sr. Advisor, I2A Fund