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Idea Fund


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Investor Profile

Idea Fund

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