Hours of Operation: Mon - Fri 8:00am - 8:00pm


Building Technology Companies Since 1989

Seasoned Operational Leadership in 

Registered Investment Advisor (RIA)

Proprietary Algorithm for Portfolio Valuation

Specializing in University Endowments

About Us...

Polynomial Ventures invests in technology companies and guides them to success


Generate superior returns for our investors


Polynomial Ventures invests in early-stage technology companies and prepares them for acquisition or Initial Public Offering (IPO)


Polynomial Ventures helps technology entrepreneurs to change the world


Vision + Execution = Success

Our Values

Earn our Reputations

Honor our Obligations

Meet our Commitments

Respect our Founders

Cherish our Investors

Treasure our Employees

Celebrate our Accomplishments


Steve Valentor

Fortune 500 - NXP, Wind River, Zenith

Growth - RightHand Technologies

Startups - PayDent, VCC Ltd, Airis Computer, DynaQuest (AI)

Founded - Polynomial Ventures

Entrepreneurship  Professor - DePaul University

Education - MBA, BS Math (UIC)

Full Disclosure: Steve is a shareholder and CEO of Apollonia Corporation, is CEO of PayDent, and is a shareholder in RightHand Technologies.

John Wagner

Fortune 500 - AMD, Motorola, Zenith

Growth - VisionTek

Startups - H2O3 Solutions, Purify Fuel, Advanced Diamond Technologies, Ampt

Investment Banking - Stonecroft Capital

Education - BSCS (ISU)

Full Disclosure: John is a shareholder and CEO of H2O3 Solutions.

Registered (RIA) Chicago-based Venture Capital Firm

Firm CRD 310888, Compliance Officer CRD 7303405

Polynomial Ventures carries fiduciary obligations to investors

We use a rigorous process for financial evaluation of our investments, and we are successful technology company leaders who can ensure that our companies incorporate all of the business functions required for growth and increased valuation

Our algorithm develops portfolio companies to become featured Initial Public Offerings, high-value targets for strategic acquirers or add-ons for growth-oriented private equity investors

Contact Us

Steve Valentor - svalentor@polynomial-vc.com

John Wagner - jwagner@polynomial-vc.com