Cayla Weisberg: Partner, InvestHER
Cayla Weisberg is partner at InvestHER Ventures, a Chicago based fund that invests exclusively in female entrepreneurs with emerging technology companies. Cayla’s enthusiasm for entrepreneurship began young, having launched a concierge shopping business at 17 years old. At 19, she joined forces with a fashion wholesaler, winning the business of national retail conglomerates throughout undergrad. Post graduating from Columbia College Chicago, Cayla transitioned into the startup ecosystem, leading business development initiatives for two fast-growing tech companies at a venture capital incubator. Cayla and her business partner launched InvestHER Ventures in 2016. Her investment interests include: B2B marketplaces, web enabled services, enterprise solutions and e-commerce. Cayla was included in the 2018 Crain’s Tech 50 list. In 2017, she was named one of the top 3 Women in STEM by Chicago Women Magazine and the recipient of the Midwest Women in Tech Award presented by JB Pritzker. In 2016, Cayla was one of Chicago Inno’s “50 on Fire” and has been listed on the TechWeek Top 100 list for three consecutive years. She lives in Chicago with her husband, Brad, and daughter, Colette.
Brad Weisberg: CEO, Co-Founder, and
Chairman of the Board, Snapsheet
Brad co-founded Snapsheet in 2011 and has led the company through multiple hyper growth stages. He is passionate about developing creative solutions for today’s complex problems, using powerful technical platforms to deliver great user experiences. He is a champion for the Chicago tech community and regularly mentors leaders at emerging tech companies. His work with Snapsheet has been featured in Forbes, The Wall Street Journal and Fast Company. Brad has a bachelor’s degree in marketing and advertising from Indiana University Bloomington. He is a guest lecturer at Northwestern University.