VC  Nidus Partners

     Office Locations:

1005 North Warson Road, Suite 401
St. Louis, MO 63132
Phone: 314-812-8003
Fax: 314-812-8080



  • Early
  • Seed



  • Food & Agriculture
  • Life Sciences & Healthcare



    Established in 2000, Nidus Partners LP is a unique collaboration between experienced entrepreneurs and strategic corporations to identify and commercialize innovative technologies broadly impacting the energy markets. The partnership provides seed funding, entrepreneurial experience and market input to identify and manage the key risks in advancing early technology towards commercialization. Nidus Center is part of the investment Monsanto and others have made to help promote the St. Louis region as a world center in biotechnology and the plant sciences. Nidus' offices and laboratories are located in the Bio-Research and Development Growth Park, (BRDG) adjacent to the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center.

    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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    Duke Leahey Founding Partner
    Mich Hein Managing Partner
    Ted Briscoe Managing Partner
    Victoria A. Gonzalez Managing Partner


    Portfolio companies include:

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      Glucan Biorenewables
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      Six Convert
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      Terra Biologics
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      X-tend Energy
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