Workbox unveils VC arm

Workbox Ventures will be led by Phillip Leslie, who has joined the firm as managing partner.

  • Workbox Ventures seeks to invest in HR technology, financial technology and property technology
  • Prior to Workbox Ventures, Leslie led tech teams at Microsoft
  • He was also a managing director at TechNexus

Chicago-based Workbox, an flexible office operator, has launched Workbox Ventures, a new venture capital arm focused on the future of work.

Workbox Ventures will be led by Phillip Leslie, who has joined the firm as managing partner.

“Workbox has become the modern-day workplace for many high-performing companies. Our venture arm seeks to become a key capital partner for ventures having the greatest positive impact on this next generation of high-performing companies,” said Phillip Leslie, a managing partner, in a statement. “We’re excited to be part of the growth story of ventures that are leading the way into the Future of Work.”

Prior to Workbox Ventures, Leslie led tech teams at Microsoft. He was also a managing director at TechNexus.

Workbox Ventures seeks to invest in HR technology, financial technology and property technology.