Chrysalis Ventures manages one of Mid-America’s largest funds for early-stage and growth investments with approximately $400 million under management. Since 1993, Chrysalis has invested in over 65 companies, primarily in the Healthcare and Technology sectors. Headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, Chrysalis seeks to partner with entrepreneurs to build enduring businesses in industries undergoing significant transformation.
Connecticut Innovations (CI) is the leading source of financing and ongoing support for Connecticut’s innovative, growing companies. To maximize the growth potential of each business, CI tailors its solutions and often combines its funds with resources from other financial leaders to provide venture capital and strategic support for technology companies.
Former chairman and CEO of Hyperion Software, Jim Perakis has been an active investor in enterprise software and other high growth technology ventures for over 20 years. Prior investments include Unica Corporation, Black Diamond, and Sparta Systems, among many others, He has served on the board of directors of XLerant since 2009.