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Blue Chip Venture Company  CERTIFIED

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Rated 2.6 / 5.0 by 6
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2.2
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2.6
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3.0
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Deal Terms
2.6
Execution
Assistance
2.6

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FIRM OVERVIEW: Large Private VC founded in 1992 based out of Cincinnati, USA (US Central)

FIRM DESCRIPTION: Blue Chip Venture Company is a Cincinnati-based venture capital firm committed to helping entrepreneurs build lasting enterprises. The firm invests in early-stage companies in the media & marketing and healthcare industries that have strong, experienced executive teams addressing fast-growing markets. Blue Chip primarily invests in companies located in the Midwest or East, which are seeking their first or second round of institutional capital. With $600 million under management, Blue Chip has invested in more than 100 companies over the last 15 years.

TEAM MEMBERS: Don Aquilano, Jack Wyant, John McIlwraith, Mark Wright,

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Graet Firm

Fund: Blue Chip Venture Company

Posted by Anonymous on 2007-08-13

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Like these guys a bunch. Very honest and upfront on everything. We didn't get funded by them. But really enjoyed working with their partners through the process. John M and Tim S are great partners. They "get" what it takes to run a start up.

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Good Terms, Good People

Fund: Blue Chip Venture Company

Posted by Anonymous on 2007-03-21

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I have nothing but the nicest things to say about Blue Chip. We did not end up taking their terms, but the partners were fair, funny, and reasonable. This was a regrettable decision in hindsight. The fund is a little quirky, but otherwise a great addition to the Midwest region. Read on...

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