A  Bascom Ventures


     Office Locations:

Madison, WI



  • Early
  • Seed



  • Information Technology



    Bascom Ventures is a community of accredited UW-Madison alums who pool money into a VC fund to invest in UW-connected companies. The group creates a diverse portfolio for its investors, co-investing with leading VC funds across industry, stage, and geography. Bascom's goal is to raise a new fund each year that benefits entrepreneurs, the school's ecosystem, and investors. Bascom is a private, for profit, ROI-driven, and not affiliated with University of Wisconsin-Madison.



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    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B

    Investment Team:

    Name   Title
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    Brett Luing VentureCorp Associate
    Erik Hammer Principal
    Greg Baker Managing Partner
    Jenna Beshara Senior Investor Relations Manager
    Jordan McCarthy Investor Relations Manager


    Recent Funding Events (trailing 12 months):







      Strategikon Pharma



      Series A


    Portfolio companies include:

      FLEx Lighting
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      Strategikon Pharma
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