Pete Wilkins

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I am a purpose-driven leader committed to creating a positive impact on the world by investing in people and organizations. I lead HPA, the most active early-stage venture investor group in the Midwest. I also serve as an active...
I am a purpose-driven leader committed to creating a positive impact on the world by investing in people and organizations. I lead HPA, the most active early-stage venture investor group in the Midwest. I also serve as an active advisor to many entrepreneurs, sit on several boards, and frequently speak and write about investing in people and organizations for a a variety of top media organizations. In addition to HPA, I founded Omaxen more than a decade ago to help entrepreneurs and executives own and maximize purpose, wellness, and performance. Based on my experiences over the course of my life and career, I am putting all of his tried-and-true practices into one platform, The Omaxen Theory and Omaxen app. The book and app will break down a lifetime of lessons and research into key principles that people can use to lead and live more purposefully, ultimately, helping them lead their best lives defined by them. To learn more visit, PeteWilkins.me.
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Aug 27, 2019

Why Uber, Salesforce, And Other Tech Powerhouses Love Chicago

Uber's new office will be one of the largest lease agreements that Chicago has seen in years, but the tech giant's decision to double-down on its Windy City presence is not anomalous. Chicago has witnessed a steady clip of major coastal-based tech companies setting up shop in the city.
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Aug 8, 2019

How Livongo Just Opened The Floodgate To A Digital Healthcare Wave

In the future, when we analyze moments in time when innovation transformed an industry, we’ll remember a recent event: Livongo’s IPO. With such strong healthcare talent here in the Midwest, we see many startups that working to inspire greater wellness here and gaining strong traction.
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Jul 16, 2019

Why Michigan Could Become A Startup Powerhouse

Michigan has the trappings to be a diverse startup powerhouse. This is good news not only for Michiganders but for the broader Midwest ecosystem as well. Helping to rescue the region from its “rust belt” moniker, Michigan is proving that innovation is strong in the Midwest.
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