VC  Lumina Foundation

     Office Locations:

30 S. Meridian St., Suite 700
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Phone: 800-834-5756



  • Early
  • Seed



  • Education & Training



    Lumina Foundation is an independent, private foundation in Indianapolis that is committed to making opportunities for learning beyond high school available to all. Lumina Impact Ventures' (LIV) goal is to identify promising solutions that improve attainment for traditionally underrepresented populations and turn those solutions into scalable and investable opportunities to accelerate progress toward Lumina's 2025 goal. Lumina Impact Ventures leverages social capital to accelerate development of promising solutions that can help more people benefit from education and training beyond high school. Lumina is among the nation’s top 100 private foundations with an endowment in excess of $1 billion.

    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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    Elizabeth Garlow Investment Officer
    Jamie Merisotis President and CEO


    Portfolio companies include:

      Bitwise Industries
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      Noodle Partners
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