VC  Lewis and Clark Ventures

     Office Locations:

120 South Central Ave, Suite 1000
St. Louis, MO 63105



  • Early
  • Growth



  • Business Services
  • Financial Services
  • Life Sciences & Healthcare
  • Software & Internet



    Lewis & Clark Ventures is a venture capital firm focusing on high-potential investment opportunities throughout the Midwest region. The fund looks to deploy series A and B stage growth capital into companies operating within sectors that include software, devices and life sciences, and serving markets such as financial, agricultural, healthcare, and business enterprise solutions. Lewis & Clark invests in companies seeking to raise an investment of $3 million to $10 million and that have the potential to exit within seven years.



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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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    Brian Hopcraft Managing Director
    Helen Ciesielski Principal
    Larry Page PhD Senior Associate
    Meg Lane Controller
    Ron Watson PhD Principal


    Portfolio companies include:

      Adarza BioSystems
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      Benson Hill Biosystems

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      NewLeaf Symbiotics
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      Territory Foods
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