VC  Serra Ventures

http://www.serraventures.com





     Office Locations:

520 N Neil, Suite 510
Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: 217-819-5200
Fax: 217-819-5205

 

Stages:

  • Early
  • Expansion
  • Growth
  • Middle Market


 

Industries:

  • Food & Agriculture
  • Information Technology
  • Life Sciences & Healthcare
  • Software & Internet

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    Description:

    Founded in 1998, Serra Ventures, LLC, along with Serra Capital I and Serra Capital II, provides professional advisory services and entrepreneurial capital to emerging enterprises in emerging Midwest technology centers and selected West Coast markets that are underserved. Serra Ventures provides Business Plan Development, Strategic Planning, Capital Formation, Organization Development, Merger/Acquisition Transaction Assistance, and Entrepreneur-in-Residence Assistance. Deploying an 'efficient capital' model and embracing lean start up practices, Serra Capital typically invests in the sectors of Information Technology, Devices & Instrumentation and Materials & Ag Tech. Serra Capital I has invested 24 companies, closing at $5M, while Serra Capital II has just recently launched. Serra Ventures has funded 60+ startups throughout the midwest and west coast.


     

    Funds:


      Fund Name


      Amount


      Date

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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
       
       
       
    COMPANY STAGEREVENUE
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Revenue
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    $2M-$7M
    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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    Alyssa Kolb Director
    David Hodge Venture Partner
    Dennis Beard Managing Partner
    Eric Wilson Director
    John Giuliani Venture Partner

     

    Recent Funding Events (trailing 12 months):


      Date


      Name


      State


      Amount


      Stage


      01/11/2023


      CRISPR QC


      CA


      $1,600,000


      Seed


      05/03/2022


      Network Perception


      IL


      $13,000,000


      Series A


     

    Portfolio companies include:


      Agrible
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      Blooma
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      Cardea Bio
        web link


      Conservation Labs
        web link


      CRISPR QC
        web link


      CureMatch


      Evisort


      GoSite
        web link


      Hazel Technologies


      HerdDogg
        web link


      Inprentus


      IntelliWheels


      Metactive Medical
        web link


      Network Perception
        web link


      Opendorse
        web link


      PayStand
        web link


      Phi Optics
        web link


      Reconstruct


      Ryvit
        web link


      SWARM Engineering
        web link


      Tank Utility
        web link


      TimeDoc
        web link


      VeriSIM Life
        web link


      WhiteFox
        web link


     

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