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Edward K. Chandler

Founder and the Managing Principal

Prairie Capital L.P

HQ Phone:  (312) 360-1133

Email: e***@***.com

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Prairie Capital L.P

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 milli...more

Background Information

Employment History

Associate

The Boston Consulting Group Inc


General Partner

Draper Fisher Jurvetson


Principal

EMNS Inc


Affiliations

Lake Forest Open Lands Association

Board of Governors Member


Otho Sprague Memorial Institute

Trustee


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.

Board Member


Portage Venture Partners

General Partner


Education

BA

economics

Yale University


Baker Scholar

Harvard University


MBA

Harvard University


MBA , with High Distinction

Harvard


Web References(73 Total References)


Leadership Team - GSQA

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Longboat Partners - Principal, Edward Chandler, Investor, Adviser
For over 30 years, Edward K. Chandler has been an active investor in early stage technology ventures. He manages a diverse portfolio of investments in software, information technologies, technology-levered business services, social marketing, clean energy, biotechnology and medical services. Chandler currently manages Longboat Ventures, a seed capital investor. In 1996, he co-founded Portage Ventures, the general partner of Portage Venture Fund, Graystone Venture Fund and the Draper Fisher Jurvetson Portage Fund, which in aggregate invested over $170 million in early-stage companies and venture partnerships. In 1990, Chandler formed Prairie Capital to acquire the venture portfolio of the Continental Illinois Bank, whose venture capital affiliates he joined in 1984. From 1980 to 1982, he was an Associate with the Boston Consulting Group.


Ed Chandler

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Edward Chandler
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
Edward Chandler DFJ Portage 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.


Draper Fisher Jurvetson Team Member: Edward Chandler

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Edward Chandler
Edward Chandler Edward Chandler DFJ Portage 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.


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