West Loop Ventures
Jeffrey Carter is a general partner at West Loop Ventures a firm he and his partner Kenny Estes founded in November of 2016. It is a $10.75MM fund with investments in Chicago, NYC, and Ireland to date.
In April of 2007, he co-founded Hyde Park Angels and spearheaded the growth and development of one of the most active angel groups in the United States. He is a former independent trader and member of the CME Board of Directors and was part of a small group that transformed CME from an open outcry exchange to the largest electronic exchange in the world. In 1998, CME was worth $182,134,000 in membership enterprise value. Today it’s worth $55 Billion.
He is a graduate of the University of Illinois College of Business, and has an MBA from the University of Chicago, Booth Graduate School of Business. Mr. Carter is a long suffering fan of Chicago pro sports teams. As a lifelong Chicago Cubs fan (see his Twitter profile picture) he will attend Chicago White Sox games at Guaranteed Rate Field if you have good seats and the first beer is on you.
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