VC  New Stack Ventures

     Office Locations:

Chicago, IL



  • Seed



  • Information Technology
  • Storage & Hardware



    New Stack Ventures invests in founders and products that are positioned to fundamentally change existing markets or create new markets. The firm typically invests very early at the seed or pre-seed stage. New Stack Fund is a committed fund that invests $150k per startup. New Stack Syndicate is a nationwide group of 250+ Angels that invests $100k-$500k per startup. The Fund & Syndicate invest together. Between the two, NSV invests $150k-$650k. The firm looks for startups that meet one or more of the following criteria: IoT / Smart Hardware / Connected Devices; Pre-Seed; Founded in the Midwest.

    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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    Grant Newlin VC Analyst
    Jeff Heitzman Syndicate Leader
    Mark Ladd Venture Partner
    Nick Moran General Partner


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