Episode #4 – Vic Pascucci (Lightbank)

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Vic Pascucci Lightbank Chicago VC

Vic Pascucci

Managing Partner, Lightbank (Chicago, IL)

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Things covered in this podcast episode:

#VCvs.PEvs.SEEDvs.FAMILYOFFICE #Advisory #BoardMember #VanityBoard #AI #ML #Chicago #Ecosystem #FlyOverStates #Team #CompetitiveAdvantage #SlapObama #MartialArts 

Meet Vic

Vic Pascucci

Vic Pascucci is the Managing Partner of Lightbank. He is a native of Cleveland, Ohio and began his professional career in Chicago in 1994. Vic has over 17 years of experience in venture capital, fintech investing and financial services. He has been a part of over $650M in venture capital and M&A transactions. Vic has taken multiple companies public and through successful acquisitions.  

Notable investments Vic has made include:  Coinbase, MX, Personal Capital, True Car, Care.com. Clearcover & Extend. 

Prior to Lightbank, Vic built and managed USAA’s $330 million corporate venture capital program where he led investments in fintech (insurtech, banking, investment management), consumer internet, enterprise technologies and digital capabilities. He also had responsibility for the company’s M&A, joint ventures and intellectual property transactions. Most recently, Vic was a Partner with Munich Re | HSB Ventures where he led their investment activities in insurtech.  

“The reality is the highest multiple on invested capital in any geography is coming out of the broader Midwest.”

– Vic

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