Thursday, March 23, 2017

Daniel Einhorn, Venture Capitalist, Visited Dr. Krause’s Alternative Investment Class This Week

On Wednesday, March 22, Daniel Einhorn of Capital Midwest Fund Visited Marquette's AIM Program and the Alternative Investment Class

Daniel Einhorn, General Partner of Capital Midwest Fund, visited Marquette's campus this week.  Mr. Einhorn has over ten years of venture capital experience, evaluating, screening, and investing in private technology companies based primarily in the Midwest.

Dan Einhorn addressed the AIM students

The students in Dr. Krause’s Alternative Investment class on Wednesday, March 22 had the opportunity to hear about venture investing from Mr. Einhorn. This is the sixth year that he has visited students at Marquette and discussed private equity investing.  

A list of Capital Midwest's current portfolio companies can be accessed on their website

Mr. Einhorn serves on various board of directors including: LiquidCool Solutions, Rapid Diagnostek, Physician Software Systems, Always In Touch and PreEmptive Meds. He is a member of the Board of the Entrepreneur Center at Illinois Institute of Technology, and the Southern Methodist University Alumni. He is on the board of COA Youth & Family Centers and the Jewish Museum in Milwaukee. He is a member of the Midwest Health Investment Network. In 2012, he was named Man of the Year for the Milwaukee Chapter of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.  

Daniel Einhorn
Capital Midwest Fund is a Milwaukee-based venture capital firm that invests primarily in the areas of life science and information technology. The fund concentrates on investments where companies have excellent management and technology, are performing an important function, and will address significant markets. He said that they look for management with successful previous experience; markets that are established and growing; defensible IP positions; and sustainable competitive advantages.

Dr. Krause said, "It is a privilege to have Dan join us each year in the classroom. His experience adds to the curriculum and the students enjoy learning firsthand from investment professionals. The students had an interesting and productive dialogue with Dan - I know they learned much from his visit."

Mr. Einhorn and the other principals of the fund are professionals who have operated in the investment banking, investing, life science and technology industries for many years. They have significant experience in raising money for early-stage companies and sourcing deals. In addition, they have significant experience in assisting management teams prepare viable business plans, evaluate strategic partnerships, and craft lucrative exits.

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