Pritzker Group Venture Capital
Peter is a Vice President at Pritzker Group Venture Capital (PGVC), an Internet technology-oriented venture capital firm with offices in Chicago, Los Angeles, and New York. Since joining Pritzker as an Associate in 2012, Peter has been involved in over 25 early- and growth-stage technology investments, representing over $130M in deployed capital.
Peter is responsible for sourcing Series A/B investments ($3M - $10M initial equity) and providing diligence and oversight for the firm’s investments in digital marketplaces, enterprise software, and emerging technologies (VR, eSports, artificial intelligence, connected television).
Peter is on the board of Opternative, a provider of digital eye exams that can be taken from home; and works very closely with several other PGVC portfolio companies such as SMS Assist, a digital marketplace for facilities maintence services; Eved, an enterprise procurement platform and marketplace for event commerce; and SimpleTV, a cloud-based DVR solution for connected television.
Prior to joining PGVC, Peter was an investment banking analyst at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, where he advised retailers and consumer product manufactures on capital raises, IPOs, and mergers and acquisitions.
Education, Personal, and Fellowship
Peter is a graduate of the University of Virginia’s McIntire School of Commerce, where he holds bachelor’s degrees in finance and management.
He is the founder and Chairman of the Board of VentureUP, an online and offline professional network designed to help accelerate the careers of young VC investors, and a member of the World Economic Forum Global Shapers program, where he is dedicated to improving the state of local communities.
As a member of Class 21, Peter served his fellowship at Pritzker Group Venture Capital under the mentorship of Adam Koopersmith, Partner.