M25 is an early-stage venture firm based in Chicago, investing solely in companies headquartered in the Midwest. Since we launched in 2015, we've become one of the most active investors in our region. We are led by two of the youngest fund managers in the industry, and we enjoy challenging traditions. We invest broadly, and our unique, analytical approach to venture investing aims to reduce the risk, while maintaining the high returns typically associated with this stage of investing. We emphasize our expansive networks, and thrive on collaboration - helping to syndicate deals, encouraging fair terms as a best practice, and prioritizing relationships. And along the journey, we hope to share a few laughs, whether its over beers or board games.