TT  University of Texas System - UT Horizon Fund nnovation/ut-horizon-fund

     Office Locations:

210 West 7th Street
Austin, TX 78701
Phone: 512-499-4200



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  • Information Technology
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    The University of Texas System Office of Innovation and Strategic Investment helps UT System innovators move their inventions into the marketplace. The Office is a formative stage venture capital fund, and invests in companies that have UT System innovations or equity. The Office is a collaborative co-investor and a committed long-term partner, and does not price or lead a round. With $50M in committed capital to date, the UT Horizon Fund is one of the leading university-sponsored strategic investment vehicles in the United States.

    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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    Grace Depmore SHRM-CP Talent Management Specialist
    Gus Johnson Assistant Director
    Julie Goonewardene Sr. Advisor to the Chancellor, Chief Talent and Innovation Officer


    Portfolio companies include:

      Cerebri AI

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