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Founder and the Managing Principal

Prairie Capital

HQ Phone: (312) 360-1133

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Prairie Capital

191 N. Wacker Drive Suite 800

Chicago, Illinois 60606

United States

Company Description

Prairie Capital, founded in 1997, is a Chicago-based private equity firm focused on facilitating ownership transitions for lower middle market companies. Prairie targets companies with annual recurring revenue and cash flow of at least $20 million and $4 ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Director

HNC Software Inc.

Director

Datawatch Corporation

Director

Iwerks Entertainment Inc

Associate

The Boston Consulting Group Inc

Chairman

Talk3 Inc

Director

BBE Sound Inc

Director

ThinkVine Corporation

Director

Nymirum

Officer

CIVC Partners LLC

Affiliations

Board of Governors Member
Lake Forest Open Lands Association

Director
Naurex Inc.

Trustee
Otho Sprague Memorial Institute

Board Member
Aleri Inc

Board Member
MobileAware Ltd

Board Member
Novocell , Inc.

Board Member
Mpct Solutions Ab

Board Member
CompassCare

Board Member
Tradec , Inc.

Board Member
AMICAS , Inc.

Founder
Portage Venture Partners

Education

BA

economics

Yale University

Baker Scholar

Harvard University

MBA

Harvard University

MBA , with High Distinction

Harvard

Web References (71 Total References)


Ed Chandler

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Edward Chandler

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Ed Chandler Managing Director
Edward Chandler is a founder and managing director of Portage Venture Partners, which manages the Portage, DFJ Portage, and Graystone Venture Funds. He currently manages the firm's investments in Aleri, Centerpost, Cythera, MobileAware, Pericor Science and Vbrick Systems.
Prior to forming Portage and Graystone, Chandler was a founder and the managing principal of Prairie Capital, a venture capital investment firm formed in 1990 to acquire a venture portfolio from the private equity investment subsidiary of Continental Bank. During his tenures at Continental, Prairie, and Graystone, Chandler has served as a director of HNC Software, Inc., Meridian Data, Inc., Worldtalk Communications, Inc., Iwerks Entertainment, Inc., and Datawatch Corp., as well as several other companies which are still privately held.
He joined Continental Illinois' venture capital affiliates in 1984. From 1980 to 1982, Chandler was an Associate with the Boston Consulting Group.
Chandler holds an MBA from Harvard University, where he graduated with High Distinction as a Baker Scholar. He earned a BA in economics, magna cum laude, from Yale University.


talk3 – Team

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Edward Chandler - Chairman

Ed Chandler is an experienced, active investor in early-stage technology ventures, including software, IT, technology-levered business services, social marketing, clean energy, biotechnology and medical services. Currently a director of ThinkVine, Naurex, Talk3, Nymirum, and BBE Sound, his successful past investments include HNC Software, Iwerks Entertainment, Meridian Data, Worldtalk, Feedburner, Performics, Radius, E-Travel, Amicas, Hi-speed Solutions, FastWeb and Synageva.
Chandler is founder and principal of Longboat Partners, Portage Ventures and Prairie Capital. He has been an officer of CIVC, and Associate with the Boston Consulting Group. He holds an MBA from Harvard, with High Distinction as a Baker Scholar, and a BA in economics, magna cum laude, from Yale. Read more...


Draper Fisher Jurvetson Team Member: Edward Chandler

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Edward Chandler

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Edward Chandler DFJ Portage Managing Director
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Edward Chandler is a founder and managing director of Portage Venture Partners, which manages the Portage, DFJ Portage, and Graystone Venture Funds. He currently manages the firm's investments in Aleri, Centerpost, Cythera, MobileAware, Pericor Science and Vbrick Systems.
Prior to forming Portage and Graystone, Chandler was a founder and the managing principal of Prairie Capital, a venture capital investment firm formed in 1990 to acquire a venture portfolio from the private equity investment subsidiary of Continental Bank. During his tenures at Continental, Prairie, and Graystone, Chandler has served as a director of HNC Software, Inc., Meridian Data, Inc., Worldtalk Communications, Inc., Iwerks Entertainment, Inc., and Datawatch Corp., as well as several other companies which are still privately held.
He joined Continental Illinois' venture capital affiliates in 1984. From 1980 to 1982, Chandler was an Associate with the Boston Consulting Group.
Chandler holds an MBA from Harvard University, where he graduated with High Distinction as a Baker Scholar. He earned a BA in economics, magna cum laude, from Yale University.


Draper Fisher Jurvetson Team Member: Edward Chandler

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Edward Chandler

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Edward Chandler
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Edward Chandler DFJ Portage Managing Director
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Edward Chandler is a founder and managing director of Portage Venture Partners, which manages the Portage, DFJ Portage, and Graystone Venture Funds. He currently manages the firm's investments in Aleri, Centerpost, Cythera, MobileAware, Pericor Science and Vbrick Systems.
Prior to forming Portage and Graystone, Chandler was a founder and the managing principal of Prairie Capital, a venture capital investment firm formed in 1990 to acquire a venture portfolio from the private equity investment subsidiary of Continental Bank. During his tenures at Continental, Prairie, and Graystone, Chandler has served as a director of HNC Software, Inc., Meridian Data, Inc., Worldtalk Communications, Inc., Iwerks Entertainment, Inc., and Datawatch Corp., as well as several other companies which are still privately held.
He joined Continental Illinois' venture capital affiliates in 1984. From 1980 to 1982, Chandler was an Associate with the Boston Consulting Group.
Chandler holds an MBA from Harvard University, where he graduated with High Distinction as a Baker Scholar. He earned a BA in economics, magna cum laude, from Yale University.


Board of Directors - Complex Event Processing industry pioneers | Aleri

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Edward Chandler Founder and Managing Director, Portage Venture Partners

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EDWARD CHANDLER
Founder and Managing Director, Portage Venture Partners, LLC Edward Chandler is a Founder and Managing Director of Portage Venture Partners, LLC, a venture capital investment firm with a portfolio that includes early-stage ventures and companies pursuing opportunities in software, electronic commerce, information services, hardware peripherals, telecommunications, biotechnology, and medical products. Prior to forming Portage, Chandler was a founder/managing principal of Prairie Capital, a venture capital firm formed to acquire a portfolio from the private equity investment subsidiaries of Continental Bank. He joined Continental Illinois' venture capital affiliates in 1984, has served as a Director of many public and privately held companies including HNC Software, Meridian Data, and Datawatch and was an Associate with the Boston Consulting Group. Chandler holds an MBA from Harvard University, graduating with High Distinction as a Baker Scholar, and earned a BA in economics, magna cum laude, from Yale University.

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