Big Idea Ventures

Investor type Accelerator
Founders Andrew D. Ive

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Total investments 77
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$1M
Portfolio companies 55
Rounds per year 19.25
Lead investments 2
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.29
Exits 1
Key employees 2
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Seed

Areas of investment

  • Food and Beverage
  • Food Processing
  • Biotechnology
  • Nutrition
  • Sustainability
Summary

Big Idea Ventures is the famous VC, which was founded in 2018. The company was established in North America in United States. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the New York.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 1-2 participants. Despite the Big Idea Ventures, startups are often financed by Y Combinator, Ryan Bethencourt, Brinc. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Y Combinator, Entrepreneur First, Boom Capital.

Besides, a startup needs to be aged 1 and less years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Shiok Meats. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Seafood, Nutrition. For fund there is no match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - Singapore.

The fund is constantly included in 7-12 investment rounds annually. The important activity for fund was in 2019. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 69 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations.

The fund was created by Andrew D. Ive. We also calculated 2 valuable employees in our database.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Haofood

Food and Beverage
Food Processing
Nutrition
$3M13 Apr 2022 Shanghai, Shanghai, China

MeliBio

Food and Beverage
Nutrition
$5M17 Mar 2022 Berkeley, California, United States

Lypid

Beauty
Food and Beverage
Nutraceutical
$4M07 Mar 2022 San Francisco, California, United States

Mogale Meat Company

Food and Beverage
23 Nov 2021 Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa

Harmony Baby Nutrition

Baby
Food and Beverage
Health Care
Nutrition
$874K10 Nov 2021 Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Aqua Cultured Foods

AgTech
Biotechnology
Food and Beverage
Food Processing
Sustainability
$2M27 Oct 2021 Chicago, Illinois, United States

MOA

Food and Beverage
Food Processing
Snack Food
$1M18 Oct 2021 -

Grounded Foods Co.

Food and Beverage
Snack Food
$2M15 Oct 2021 Los Angeles, California, United States

No Evil Foods

Food and Beverage
Organic Food
Sustainability
12 Oct 2021 Weaverville, North Carolina, United States
News
Actual Veggies Raises $2.3M in Funding

– NYC-based veggie burger maker Actual Veggies raised $2.3M in funding.
– Backers included Electric Feel Ventures, the venture arm of Post Malone’s management team, run by Austin Rosen, Big Idea Ventures, Rose Street Capital, pro-soccer player, and three-time FA Cup champion defender, Kieran Gibbs, and other strategic investors.
– The company will use the new capital to expand its product assortment, invest in new equipment to streamline production and boost brand awareness through increased marketing efforts.

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