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Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

Founders Ailsa Mellon Bruce Paul Mellon


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Total investments 22
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 22
Rounds per year 0.41
Lead investments 17
Key employees Soon

Areas of investment

  • Education
  • Universities
  • Higher Education
  • Non Profit
  • Museums and Historical Sites

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 partakers. Despite the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, startups are often financed by Vertex Ventures HC, Vertex Ventures, New Enterprise Associates. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Windham Venture Partners, Vertex Ventures HC, Vertex Ventures.

We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Knowledge Management, Internet. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Earlens Corporation. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 11-15 years to receive the investment from the fund.

The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars. Considering the real fund results, this Corporate Investor is 47 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The high activity for fund was in 2020. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Formerly Incarcerated College Graduates Network

15 Feb 2023 -

UC San Diego Library

$250K09 Feb 2023 La Jolla, California, United States

Cincinnati Opera

Performing Arts
$1M17 Feb 2022 Cincinnati, Ohio, United States

University of California, Los Angeles

Higher Education
$3M28 Jan 2021 Los Angeles, California, United States

Library of Congress - Crunchbase School Profile & Alumni

$15M27 Jan 2021 District of Columbia, United States

Rutgers University - Crunchbase School Profile & Alumni

$15M24 Sep 2020 -

Museums and Historical Sites
$1M18 Sep 2020 San Antonio, Texas, United States

Academy of American Poets

Non Profit
$4M30 Jan 2020 New York, United States

Community College of Baltimore County - Crunchbase School Profile & Alumni

$3M21 Jan 2020 Baltimore, Maryland, United States


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