ED/A  Enterprise Institute


     Office Locations:

Research Park at SDSU
2301 Research Park Way, Suite 114
Brookings, SD 57006
Phone: 605-697-5015



  • Seed



  • Information Technology
  • Software & Internet



    The Enterprise Institute is a private, non-profit corporation that helps researchers, inventors and entrepreneurs commercialize their ideas. The firm's customized assistance includes help with intellectual property searches, competitive analysis, business strategy, financial analysis, business plan review and capital sourcing. The firm is also involved in strengthening the equity infrastructure in the region by providing support to angel funds and angel networks. Enterprise Angels was formed to encourage investment in high-growth, start-up companies in an organized effort. It is a network of accredited investors and angel groups that meet at least quarterly for presentations of companies that are seeking capital investors. The dinner meetings include networking time, educational topics and discussion of issues related to angel investing. Support services and deal flow are provided by the Enterprise Institute. The Institute also manages five Angel funds throughout South Dakota. Each fund below is accepting applications from high-growth companies seeking equity funding. The Angel funds include Falls Angel Fund, Two Bridges Capital, SDSU/Brookings Angel Fund II, Kampeska Capital, and Black Hills Regional Angel Fund.



      Fund Name



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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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    Duane Sander Board
    Tim Weelborg Executive Director
    Tom Eitreim Program Director


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