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Victor Gutwein


Victor Gutwein is the founder and managing director of M25, a venture capital fund that invests in early-stage startups across the Midwest region of the US from it's office in Chicago. Prior to co-founding M25, Victor was involved with several startups, a student-run venture fund and corporate strategy at some large retailers. Victor currently sits on the board of one M25 portfolio company, GetCheddar, and is a Kauffman Fellow.


Victor was born & raised in rural Indiana and now lives in the Southside of Chicago with his wife Rebecca and daughter Ruby.  Victor serves on the board of Living Hope Church in the city's Woodlawn neighborhood.