The largest annual gathering of VCs in the Midwest

About the Summit

The Club M25 Summit is an annual gathering of our portfolio companies and investors for a two-day event each fall. Designed to elevate founders, foster community, and enhance connectivity, the Summit facilitates thousands of one-on-one meetings alongside engaging activities breakout sessions, speakers and social dinners. Held every year the city of Chicago, this event offers an unparalleled opportunity for startups and investors alike to forge meaningful connections with leading VC firms from across the nation. As one of the largest gathering of investors in the Midwest each year, the Summit serves as a catalyst for innovation and growth, driving the region’s entrepreneurial landscape forward.

In addition to our flagship fall Summit, M25 hosts Match Week every Spring, offering a virtual iteration of the event. Match Week provides a flexible and asynchronous platform for portfolio companies and investors to connect at their convenience over the course of a week

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1:1 Meetings

For Founders

In addition to one-on-one meetings and various social events, we hold a Founders Summit for our Club M25 founders to learn from each other and share their experience. The Summit is a great opportunity to connect not only with investors, but with fellow founders building in the Midwest region.

While this event is only open to M25-backed companies, we’re always on the search for great Midwest-based companies. Fill out this contact form and we’ll follow up from there.

M25 Founders

For Investors

M25 Co-Investors

Join over 200 other investors from across the country and M25’s portfolio companies in Chicago for unparalleled networking and double opt-in meetings, happy hours, dinners and more!

If you’re interested in attending our next Club M25 Summit, fill out this contact form and we’ll follow up from there.


Are you a business interested in sponsoring our annual Club M25 Summit? We’re looking for industry exclusive sponsors to help us put on our flagship event every fall.

Please contact [email protected] to learn more.

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