VC  Lionbird

     Office Locations:

708 Church Street, Suite 252
Evanston, IL 60201
Phone: 847-721-2171
Fax: 847-348-9161

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  • Early



  • Information Technology
  • Life Sciences & Healthcare
  • Retail & Restaurant



    Since its inception in 2012, Lionbird has invested in early stage companies with an interest in the intersection between cloud, crowd and its impact on daily processes in health, retail and the enterprise. The firm will typically seeks to invest between $200,000 and $500,000 per company, with preference to locations in close proximity to their offices in Israel and Illinois, however Lionbird will also invest outside these areas.

    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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    Chaim Friedman Managing Partner
    Ed Michael Managing Partner
    Eric Fenster Counsel
    Itschak Friedman Venture Partner
    Jonathan Friedman Partner


    Recent Funding Events (trailing 12 months):















      Series A


    Portfolio companies include:

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      Telesofia Medical
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