A  Yard Ventures

http://www.theyardventures.com





     Office Locations:

Boston, MA

 

Stages:

  • Early
  • Seed


 

Industries:

  • Information Technology
  • Life Sciences & Healthcare
  • Media & Digital Media
  • Software & Internet

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    Description:

    Yard Ventures is a community of Harvard alums: investors, executives, entrepreneurs, and innovation enthusiasts with a connection to one of Harvard's 15 schools. At its core, Yard Ventures is a Harvard alum venture fund investing in Harvard alum-led companies. The group is private, for profit, and not part of Harvard. Every year, Yard raises capital from up to 99 alums ($50k - $500k per investor) then source deals from theHarvard network. The group invests in 15 - 25 deals per year spanning a range of industries, stages, and geographies.



    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
    Get the complete investment team + individual email addresses for investment team partners. Get personal images, LinkedIn links, investment specialties, office locations and more with a National Database subscription.
    Erin Kutner McCafferty Vice President
    Michael Madden Managing Partnerv

     

    Portfolio companies include:


      AdmitHub
        web link


      Analytical Space


      Compass Therapeutics
        web link


      Conversica
        web link


      Domo
        web link


      Exicure


      Freshly
        web link


      Mic
        web link


      NewLeaf Symbiotics
        web link


      PLASTIQ
        web link


     

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