FI  Lancaster Investments

     Office Locations:

2 East Mifflin Street, #407
Madison, WI 53703



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    Lancaster Investments is a family office based in Madison, WI. Founder Jon Lancaster had 40 years of experience in the auto industry, and sold his dealerships to a Fortune 500 company. Lancaster makes direct investments in early-stage companies across industries and also invests in funds. Fund investments include: gener8tor, Venture Investors, Fraser McCombs Capital, and Badger Fund of Funds. With deep roots in the automotive industry, the firm provides consulting services, programming, and research for industry stakeholders. Lancaster's early-stage holdings support auto innovations, specifically those with dealer-facing technologies. The family office has real estate holdings in Wisconsin, Iowa, Ohio, and Nevada. As part of its commitment to the region, Lancaster supports organizations that network and build the collective strength of Greater Madison's entrepreneurial ecosystem.

    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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    Jon Lancaster Managing Director
    Joy Hannemann Partner


    Portfolio companies include:






      SHINE Medical Technologies
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