Origin Raises $80 Million Follow-up Fund
One of Chicago’s biggest venture funds raised $80 million for its fourth fund. Origin Ventures, best known as an early backer of Grubhub, raised about twice as much as its last fund, in 2013. The new fund will allow Origin to make bigger investments. It focuses on Series A rounds, or the first institutional investments in startups. Origin specializes in tech companies in software, digital marketplaces and content. Read more.