Working Capital to Build the Future


Steve Valentor

Half of Steve’s career has been in research and development engineering at large multinational corporations included NXP Semiconductors, Wind River, and Zenith Electronics.  The other half has been as an entrepreneur with RightHand Technologies (specialized computers for aerospace), VCC Limited (computer development for LG) and Airis Computer (one of the first laptop computers).
Currently Steve is CEO of PayDent, a Chicago startup to help everyone afford quality dental care, and Managing Partner of Polynomial Ventures which provides C-Level consulting and venture capital investment services.
A Chicago native and lifelong resident, Steve is proud to hold a bachelor’s degree in math and an MBA in finance from the University of Illinois at Chicago.  Steve has been married since 1984 and enjoys sailing and skiing with his wife and their four adult children.