Excelerate Lab Mentors

Seth Kravitz

Seth Kravitz (@secondcityceo)


Seth was born and raised in Youngstown, Ohio and moved to Columbus in 2001 to attend The Ohio State University. He has been involved in the IT industry since he started his first company in 2002, creating web designs for small businesses. In 2004, he merged his company with InsuranceAgents.com to start building insurance marketing websites. Since then the company has grown into a 55 person operation in two cities and peaked at # 24 on the Inc 500 List. Seth moved to Chicago in 2007 and became heavily involved with the Chicago entrepreneur community by volunteering as a business mentor at the Coleman Entrepreneurship Center at DePaul University and the Knapp Center at IIT and speaking at midVenturesLaunch in September 2010. In November 2010 he co-founded a digital magazine called Technori to celebrate entrepreneurship in Chicago and recently co-founded a one week entrepreneur event called S.P.A.R.K. Chicago scheduled for July 2011.