Venture investing in startups

Rex is a healthcare investment banker who has taken an active role in the Chicago entrepreneurial community. He has provided angel investments to a number of start-ups in a variety of sectors. His investments include seed rounds for:

VestedWorld, a venture fund focused on transformative companies in emerging markets:

Ernst Development, a socially minded portfolio of Chicago housing properties:

Luxury Garage Sale, an upscale consignment boutique with online and brick and mortar stores in Chicago, Dallas, and Minneapolis:

Solo Insight, a provider of retinal recognition security software:

Perch, a Brooklyn based workspace designer and manufacturer:

Tecovas, direct to consumer bootmakers:

Ten Thousand, simple, and functional fitness gear exclusively partnered with Equinox:

Wright Bedding, an American made mattress, and textile producer:

Tribe 9 Foods, a Madison WI producer of natural nut butters, gluten-free pastas, and grain-free bars

In addition, Rex has supported the growing efforts of Chicago-based companies like Trunk Club:

Rex’s angel profile and future interests can be found here:

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