FI  Tao Capital Partners

http://www.taocap.com/





     Office Locations:

311 S. Wacker Dr., Suite 4990
Chicago, IL 60606

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Stages:

  • Early
  • Expansion
  • Growth


 

Industries:

  • Education & Training
  • Energy & Clean Tech
  • Food & Agriculture
  • Information Technology
  • Life Sciences & Healthcare
  • Real Estate & Construction
  • Software & Internet
  • Transportation & Distribution

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    Description:

    Tao Ventures is an investment vehicle for Nicholas Pritzker and Joby Pritzker, heirs to the Pritzker family fortune. Tao Invest, the direct investment entity affiliated with Tao Capital Partners, invests in technology, alternative energy and transportation, healthcare, education, sustainable food & agriculture, consumer, and real estate businesses that have a positive impact. Tao is an active investor with the ability to support companies through various stages of their life-cycle.



    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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    Christopher Olin Partner
    Isaac Pritzker Director
    Joby Pritzker Co-Founder
    Matt Bigliardi Director of Investments
    Nicholas Pritzker Co-Founder

     

    Recent Funding Events (trailing 12 months):


      Date


      Name


      State


      Amount


      Stage


      02/25/2021


      Newsela


      NY


      $100,000,000


      Series D


      02/06/2021


      Good Eggs


      CA


      $100,000,000


      


      09/10/2020


      Ouster


      CA


      $42,000,000


      Series B


      08/07/2020


      TemperPack


      VA


      $31,000,000


      Series C


      07/16/2020


      Activ Surgical


      MA


      $15,000,000


      Venture


      06/25/2020


      Sonder


      CA


      $170,000,000


      Series E


      06/23/2020


      Greenlight Biosciences


      MA


      $102,000,000


      


      05/26/2020


      Apeel Sciences


      CA


      $250,000,000


      Venture


     

    Portfolio companies include:


      908 Devices
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      Activ Surgical
        web link


      Apeel Sciences
        web link


      BitTitan
        web link


      DreamBox Learning
        web link


      enlighted
        web link


      Good Eggs
        web link


      Greenlight Biosciences
        web link


      MJ Freeway
        web link


      Newsela
        web link


      Ouster
        web link


      Pax Labs
        web link


      Powerhive
        web link


      ProctorFree
        web link


      Proterra
        web link


      Raken
        web link


      Revinate
        web link


      SKUPOS
        web link


      Sonder
        web link


      Soylent
        web link


      TemperPack
        web link


      Zymergen
        web link


     

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