Viewpoints Raises Series A

Viewpoints.com, a Chicago-based operator of a user-generated ratings and reviews website, has raised $5 million in Series A funding. Illinois Innovation Accelerator Fund was joined by local angels Joe Mansueto, founder & CEO of Morningstar Inc., Michael Alter, president of The Alter Group, Matt McCall, co-founder and managing director of DFJ and Portage Venture Partners, Lon Chow, general partner with Apex Venture Partners and J.B. Pritzker, founder and partner of New World Ventures and CEO of The Pritzker Group. www.viewpoints.com