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    Built By Iowa (BBI) is an early stage fund created to help talented entrepreneurs bridge the funding gap between angels and a Series A. The firm's primary focus is Iowa-based technology start-ups, but BBI will invest nationally and across any vertical when we believe in the team and the opportunity. BBI's typical investment is $50,000 to $150,000, and the firm prefers to be an entrepreneur's first non-friend/family professional equity investor. BBI will evaluate opportunities that are pre-revenue and even pre-product.

    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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    Adam Ingersoll Co-Founder
    Ravi Patel Co-Founder
    Roby Miller Co-Founder


    Portfolio companies include:

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      Higher Learning Technologies

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