The Idea Fund is a committed capital venture capital fund that invests in pre-revenue startups headquartered in Wisconsin. The fund seeks to partner with highly driven entrepreneurs who are solving real problems. The fund brings a professional venture capital approach to startups at the earliest stages, and dedicates significant resources to helping portfolio companies succeed from seed investment through exit.
Name: Idea Fund
Location: La Crosse, WI
Contact: Jonathan Horne, 608.498.4356
Preferred industries: Fund management believes successful businesses can be founded to solve problems in any industry.
Seeking new investments: Yes. The Idea Fund held the final close on its flagship fund on June 30, 2017, and is actively sourcing new investments.
Preferred deal types: Seed. Prefer to be first institutional investor in startup companies.
Will lead on a deal: Yes