Building Strong, Scalable Companies

We’re an investor startup studio that helps startups scale and corporates innovate.

Erika Bool and Tom Walker

People + Passion + Battle Scars

We’re a team of builders, investors, operators, and corporate innovators. We’ve been in the trenches, through the ups and downs of building strong companies. Our team helped launch more than 150 startups, invested in more than 300 companies, and supported 70+ successful exits. We are here to help you.

Meet the Team

Where brilliant solutions become reality.

Want to change the world? We can help. We’ve built a best-in-breed investor startup studio with a vision of making the Midwest a powerful magnet for diverse, high-growth startups. Our clients are building products that solve real problems for markets in need of real solutions.

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